Archive for November, 2008

links for 2008-11-30

Sunday, November 30th, 2008

Digital Lives :: Main "The Digital Lives Research Project is designed to provide a major pathfinding study of personal digital collections." (tags: archives archiving personal PersonalArchiving) The Bourne Innovation: UC Researchers Launch a YouTube for Scientists | Xconomy Good piece about video, but also interesting factoids about publishing: "Of 1.35 million peer-reviewed articles published in [...]

links for 2008-11-24

Monday, November 24th, 2008

Becoming Screen Literate – Kevin Kelly says "A new distribution-and-display technology is nudging the book aside and catapulting images, and especially moving images, to the center of the culture. We are becoming people of the screen." (tags: media technology culture video literacy)

links for 2008-11-20

Thursday, November 20th, 2008

Europeana From Peter Suber (tags: europeana)

links for 2008-11-19

Wednesday, November 19th, 2008

YouTube – TVLEGENDS's Channel "Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (home of the Primetime Emmy Awards) Foundation's Archive of American Television makes many of its more than 550 exclusive interviews with TV legends available online. Updates and interview links available at" (tags: television history archives) Chinese pirates crack Blu-ray DRM, sell pirated HD discs [...]

links for 2008-11-15

Saturday, November 15th, 2008

Online Video: Where’s The Money? Dean Denhart, the CEO of BlackArrow has very interesting numbers about online video. TechCrunch reports "people in the U.S. watched 389 billion hours of plain old TV. That compares to 95 billion hours of on-demand TV, which he breaks up into live DVR (59 billion hours), time-shifted DVR (23 billion), [...]

links for 2008-11-14

Friday, November 14th, 2008

Lost Format Preservation Society Maybe Lockheed could use this at NARA (tags: preservation formats)

links for 2008-11-13

Thursday, November 13th, 2008

The Archive of American Television | MetaFilter Mefites discuss the Archive of American Television. (tags: archives television history) VideoSurf Adds Film Strips to Videos in Your Search Results – ReadWriteWeb Segmentation in action. (tags: tools search youtube)

links for 2008-11-12

Wednesday, November 12th, 2008

Inventing the Movies: Hollywood's Epic Battle Between Innovation and the Status Quo, from Thomas Edison to Steve Jobs: Scott Kirsner Good book by Scott Kirsner. (tags: media innovation history) World Medical Association on ethics of publication "Authors, editors and publishers all have ethical obligations with regard to the publication of the results of research…" (tags: [...]

links for 2008-11-10

Monday, November 10th, 2008

[Networked] Memory Institutions: Social Remembering, Privatization and its Discontents by Guy Pessach "The article then analyzes the consequences of privatizing memory institutions in the light of their unique social functions in a democratic culture. Commercialization and unequal participation are two elements that characterize privatized memory institutions and that may conflict with a democratic vision of [...]

links for 2008-11-08

Saturday, November 8th, 2008

QUBE Interactive TV Warner Cable Columbus Ohio Tremendous bit of Tee Vee history. (tags: televion history)

links for 2008-11-03

Monday, November 3rd, 2008

Magazine supplement on JISC activities Peter Suber, Open Access News (tags: jisc)

links for 2008-11-01

Saturday, November 1st, 2008

FOCAL Awards for best use of archival footage (tags: FOCAL re-use)

Online Video and the Future of Broadcasting