Archive for October, 2008

links for 2008-10-30

Thursday, October 30th, 2008

CPB: American Archive Initiative Manager "The purpose of this Request for Proposals is to solicit proposals to be the Initiative Manager of the American Archive Pilot Program. The Initiative Manager, working in close consultation with CPB, will coordinate and support the development, execution, and evaluation of grants to public television and radio stations for the [...]

links for 2008-10-28

Tuesday, October 28th, 2008

TASI :: Resources | Case Studies of Digitisation Projects "TASI has visited the following digital image library projects and interviewed project staff to enable us to document current practices. TASI will use the information to help develop and identify best practice: standards, guidelines and procedures." (tags: digitization) TASI :: Resources | A Review of Moving [...]

links for 2008-10-23

Thursday, October 23rd, 2008

Slashdot | Learning To Profit From Piracy (tags: ip piracy copyright)

links for 2008-10-18

Saturday, October 18th, 2008

Videos: VideoSurf Finds People Inside Web Videos (tags: tools search)

links for 2008-10-17

Friday, October 17th, 2008

YouTube Founder Compares Online Video To Nascent TV Market (tags: youtube)

links for 2008-10-14

Tuesday, October 14th, 2008

FREE OUR LIBRARIES! Why We Need A New Approach to Putting Library Collections Online – Richard K. Johnson Rick Johnson has another must read. "Barriers to use of digital texts are popping up almost as fast as books are being scanned. The rights that readers enjoyed in the print world are being eroded as books [...]

links for 2008-10-10

Friday, October 10th, 2008

Maneki Neko – ScottWiki A video restoration expert lives well without copyright in this story by Bruce Sterling… (tags: books gift sterling)

links for 2008-10-08

Wednesday, October 8th, 2008

Michael Moore on Slacker Uprising’s Piracy ‘Problem’ | TorrentFreak "Michael Moore decided to give away his latest film ‘Slacker Uprising’ for free, but only to people in the US and Canada. However, since he chose to use BitTorrent, and open trackers such as The Pirate Bay, it was fairly easy for the rest of the [...]

links for 2008-10-04

Saturday, October 4th, 2008

Federal Agencies Collaborate on Guidelines for Digitization – The Library Today (Library of Congress) "The Library of Congress is among a dozen federal agencies launching an initiative to establish a common set of guidelines for digitizing historical materials. " (tags: digitization partnerships) Federal Agencies Digitization Guidelines Initiative "This site is a collaborative effort by federal [...]

links for 2008-10-02

Thursday, October 2nd, 2008

Remaking the Movies: Digital Content and the Evolution of the Film and Video Industries "This study focuses on commercial entertainment products and production and distribution of films and television programs. It analyses the impact of digital content creation, distribution and use on value chains and business models of the film and video industry and explores [...]

Online Video and the Future of Broadcasting