Archive for May, 2008

links for 2008-05-31

Saturday, May 31st, 2008

Techdirt: ‘Give It Away And Pray’ Isn’t A Business Model… But It Doesn’t Mean That ‘Free’ Doesn’t Work Interesting read on economics of open content. (tags: economics open content opencontent free businessmodel)

links for 2008-05-30

Friday, May 30th, 2008

Sun Preservation Archive Special Interest Group Good conference! (tags: archiving preservation) Steal This Footage Jamie leads again “Due to time constraints, every documentary uses of only a small portion of the materials collected…This archive is intended to fulfill three objectives. We want to allow those interviewed the time to elaborate their perspectives in mo (tags: [...]

links for 2008-05-28

Wednesday, May 28th, 2008

Papers and Publications of the Digital Preservation Testbed at Nationaal Archief of the Netherlands. Mostly for text and email. (tags: archives preservation costs) Digital Information 250 Years From Now – ReadWriteWeb Nice “view with alarm” story. (tags: archives NARA preservation) MediaInfo Mac “MediaInfo Mac can tell you the video and audio codecs used, the settings [...]

links for 2008-05-27

Tuesday, May 27th, 2008

The World’s Earliest Television Recordings – Restored! “The Dawn of Television Remembered: – the John Logie Baird Years 1923-1936″ on enhanced-CD (tags: history television video)

links for 2008-05-26

Monday, May 26th, 2008

NBC, CBS, Fox say Redlasso breaking copyright laws – Yahoo! News It’s not the imagined economic loss, it’s the scrutiny that is painful… (tags: archives news video) future archive (tags: art) APG Open Archive – Critical Practice Chelsea (tags: art archives)

links for 2008-05-23

Friday, May 23rd, 2008

Proposed US ACTA multi-lateral intellectual property trade agreement (2007) – Wikileaks Go, WikiLeaks! (tags: copyright censorship transparency p2p)

links for 2008-05-22

Thursday, May 22nd, 2008

Digital Lives Research Project (tags: britishlibrary archives personal)

links for 2008-05-21

Wednesday, May 21st, 2008

YouTomb “a research project by MIT Free Culture that tracks videos taken down from YouTube for alleged copyright violation.” (tags: copyright archives youtube chillingeffects)

links for 2008-05-20

Tuesday, May 20th, 2008

WIPO International Workshop on Digital Preservation and Copyright, July 15, 2008 Seems uncommonly broadminded of the lion to listen to the sheep talk about the importance of grass. (tags: archiving copyright) Lessig: Little Orphan Artworks Quote: This “reform” would be an amazingly onerous and inefficient change, which would unfairly and unnecessarily burden copyright holders with [...]

links for 2008-05-19

Monday, May 19th, 2008

KTVU newsman Dennis Richmond weighs anchor after 40 years (tags: news)

links for 2008-05-15

Thursday, May 15th, 2008

A Safe Place to Put a Lifetime of Digital Memories | PutPlace (tags: PersonalArchiving personal archiving lifestreams) Slashdot | NBC Activates Broadcast Flag (tags: drm)

links for 2008-05-13

Tuesday, May 13th, 2008

Bill O’Reilly and the Teleprompter Some outtakes are worth keeping. This was taken down from YouTube, but lots of copies keeps stuff safe. (tags: news video youtube) EncryptedBackupsForParanoiacs < TechStdOut < (tags: hacks tools) Spectrum Labs Raided by Feds…all 10,000 a/k/a Tommy Chong DVDs Confiscated (tags: censorship civilrights)

links for 2008-05-12

Monday, May 12th, 2008

BookBlog: Recent Changes Camp: Media and Science progress toward open content (tags: opencontent open content) Preserving Old Movies, At 40 Degrees, Archivists Fight To Save Classic Films By Putting The Chill On Dorothy, Lassie and Scarlett O’Hara – CBS News Archiving made cool… (tags: archiving preservation film) E-LIS – OJS in a Nutshell – Workshop [...]

links for 2008-05-10

Saturday, May 10th, 2008

Rescue Orphan Works! | Public Knowledge (tags: copyright orphanworks) TimeTube Extremely engaging. Assemble timelines of clips from YouTube about any subject. Great for news clips, candidates, issues. (tags: television visualization youtube archives tools timeline) The Virtual Library of Virginia offers access to PBS video resources through InCommon – Internet2 Real Time – Internet2 Wiki (tags: [...]

links for 2008-05-09

Friday, May 9th, 2008

Is CloudFS the start of a “white box” cloud services market? A lot like S3, 15 cents/GB. A utility that made copies to both automagically would be sweet. (tags: storage s3 hosting cloud)

links for 2008-05-08

Thursday, May 8th, 2008

Internet Archive Wins Civil Lib Case re: National Security Letter The Internet Archive was served a National Security Letter by the FBI demanding information about a patron of the Archive. The Archive fought it with the help of the EFF and ACLU. It won. (tags: archives politics humanrights) OpenCast Project Open House / OpenCast Project [...]

links for 2008-05-07

Wednesday, May 7th, 2008

Email Backup Tapes From Start of Iraq War It’s hard to make a good documentary without the facts. (tags: politics archives) Vanderbilt Television News Archive and NBC News Partner to Deliver Streaming Video 8,800 hours of NBC news broadcasts for university subscribers. (tags: news archives) NBC News Launches iCue Good for NBC (and everyone else). [...]

links for 2008-05-05

Monday, May 5th, 2008

I212 Information and Society Useful syllabus about archiving and digital culture… (tags: archives bibliography PersonalArchiving)

links for 2008-05-03

Saturday, May 3rd, 2008

ArchivesNext Blog Excellent site, good voice, worth following. (tags: archives archive library technology)

links for 2008-05-02

Friday, May 2nd, 2008

The Civil Rights Digital Library :: Home Page Go Ruta! (tags: archives video History civilrights)

Online Video and the Future of Broadcasting