Archive for July, 2007

links for 2007-07-31

Tuesday, July 31st, 2007

AlterNet: In Violation of Federal Law, Ohio’s 2004 Presidential Election Records Are Destroyed or Missing (tags: voting records law) Phoenix DVD – What We Do | The Planetary Society Putting data on Mars for safekeeping. Story of My Life Tracks Your History Quick review (tags: Personal archiving) Story of My Life Personal archiving service. (tags: [...]

links for 2007-07-28

Saturday, July 28th, 2007

Cool Tool: SCOLA Television (tags: video television archiving collections LC) scanR – OCRs of photos Seems to work: take a picture of paper, email it, get text back. (tags: scanning tips tools services) Boing Boing: BBC’s online media now requires MSFT player, DRM (tags: bbc drm archives) BBC Corrupted | DRM is not a [...]

links for 2007-07-27

Friday, July 27th, 2007

Übercaster Easy podcast production. (tags: podcasting) Back up your Google Apps data (tags: google backup howto tips) Study Finds More Adults Are Watching Web Videos – New York Times (tags: video stats, market)

links for 2007-07-24

Tuesday, July 24th, 2007

UT Videogame Archive More complex than archiving moving images… (tags: gaming games archives) Full Text: Keen vs. Weinberger – UK National Archives and Microsoft agreement Intereting bit about preserving old MS Office docs (tags: archives partnerships) Dispatches From the Hyperlocal Future A new short story by Bruce Sterling

links for 2007-07-22

Sunday, July 22nd, 2007

JISC Digitisation Blog » Conference 2007: Mass digitisation Ricky Erway presents some conclusions from the RLG/Intelligent Television Good Terms meeting at Columbia. (tags: digitization RLG)

links for 2007-07-19

Thursday, July 19th, 2007

More about EPA library debacle Science? We don’t need no science! (tags: library access) Drawing That Explains Copyright Law at Erik J. Heels

links for 2007-07-18

Wednesday, July 18th, 2007

Hewlett Funds D-Space Miro – free, open source internet tv and video player Miro 0.9.8 launches. (tags: video player)’s new campaign re: Chechnya Documenting human rights abuses (tags: video humanrights human rights politics

links for 2007-07-16

Monday, July 16th, 2007

Boing Boing: Malaysian blogger detained by authorities Digitization Principles The ALA offers some principles for digitization. (tags: ala digitization) Moving Images: Digitization for Access Peter Brantley’s succinct notes on the Lot 49 meeting. Important reading if you’re interested in moving image digitization. (tags: digitization partnerships video archives access sustainability collections) Unveiling the Beauty of Statistics [...]

links for 2007-07-13

Friday, July 13th, 2007

MemoryPress Lets You Create Online Scrapbooks Boing Boing: Regulators order BBC Trust to meet with open source consortium over DRM player 6 billion others people portraits – data visualization & visual design – information aesthetics massive collection of personal testimonies (tags: personal archiving) 6 billion Others – A Yann Arthus-Bertrand project massive collectinon of personal [...]

links for 2007-07-12

Thursday, July 12th, 2007

Top 50 Copyrighted Videos Google is Pirating (tags: ip copyright google video) 7 Online Video Aggregators Reviewed

links for 2007-07-11

Wednesday, July 11th, 2007

YouTube – 1971 Kentucky Fried Chicken Commercial (tags: ephemera)

links for 2007-07-10

Tuesday, July 10th, 2007

Peter Suber, Open Access News First Monday special issue on digital preservation. (tags: presevation, access, digital, library of congress) Simpson Family Values: Entertainment & Culture: History of the Simpson in Vanity Fair. (tags: television history) sci-fi writer Charles Stross discusses archiving The future of history if projects like Gordon Bell’s succeed. (tags: personal archiving) [...]

links for 2007-07-05

Thursday, July 5th, 2007

BBC NEWS Warning of data ticking time bomb Article on data preservation in the UK, Microsoft’s ‘Open XML,’ and some of the problems with it. Microsoft would be more credible here if they hadn’t dropped out of PDF/A. (tags: OpenXML preservation) Inside Google Book Search: Greater access to public domain works for all users Nice [...]

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