Archive for April, 2010

How future historians will use the Library of Congress’ Twitter archives. – By Christopher Beam – Slate Magazine

Saturday, April 24th, 2010

Slate articles on How future historians will use the Twitter archives. #archives Visit How future historians will use the Library of Congress’ Twitter archives. – By Christopher Beam – Slate Magazine

Studio does content-ID takedown of my Hitler video about takedowns | Brad Ideas

Thursday, April 22nd, 2010

Meta-Hitler takedown: Brad Templeton's excellent Hitler-Gets-DMCA-Notice video is taken down. Visit Studio does content-ID takedown of my Hitler video about takedowns | Brad Ideas

AMIA Tech Review

Thursday, April 22nd, 2010

New publication from AMIA, the AMIA Tech Review. Visit AMIA Tech Review

WSU Today Online – Digital archiving tool to givevoice to indigenous peoples

Wednesday, April 21st, 2010

Mukurtu: An Indigenous Archive and Publishing Tool receives NEH grant…and support from WIPO? Visit WSU Today Online – Digital archiving tool to givevoice to indigenous peoples

Open Video Alliance | Hitler “Downfall Meme” gets taken down

Tuesday, April 20th, 2010

YouTube is not an archive: "A recent wave of takedowns notices affecting many of the Hitler “Downfall” parody videos has resulted in their removal from YouTube." Visit Open Video Alliance | Hitler “Downfall Meme” gets taken down

Commercial Sector Dwarfs Philanthropy in Media Support | GFEM / Intelligent Television

Tuesday, April 20th, 2010

…"Within a 12-month period, more commercial money was invested in a single Hollywood blockbuster than was invested in all public service media by three of the largest philanthropic donors combined….The survey and ensuing report, Funding Media, Strengthening Democracy: Grantmaking for the 21st Century, calls on philanthropists to embrace a practice of transparency and information sharing [...]

ARCHIVES*RECORDS / DC 2010 | Society of American Archivists

Sunday, April 18th, 2010

", practitioners, educators, students, and those across all sectors of archives and records management are invited to participate in the fourth annual SAA Research Forum: "Foundations and Innovations." The August 10 event, held in conjunction with DC 2010, seeks to facilitate collaboration and help inform researchers about what questions and problems need to be tackled. [...]

6 Strategies for Sustainable Preservation of Born Digital Public Television by Kara Van Malssen on Prezi

Sunday, April 18th, 2010

6 key findings from a report of the same name by the Preserving Digital Public Television Project: http://www.thirteen.org/ptvdigitalarchive/uncategorized/pdptv-sustainability-report-now-available/118/ Visit 6 Strategies for Sustainable Preservation of Born Digital Public Television by Kara Van Malssen on Prezi

State of the Art – Transferring the Taped Past to a Hard-Drive Future – NYTimes.com

Friday, April 16th, 2010

Nice piece by David Pogue on the experience of moving from tape to disk. Visit State of the Art – Transferring the Taped Past to a Hard-Drive Future – NYTimes.com

The Promise and Peril of Big Data | The Aspen Institute

Friday, April 16th, 2010

Good report from Aspen. "The Promise and Peril of Big Data explores the implications of inferential technologies used to analyze massive amounts of data and the ways in which these techniques can positively affect business, medicine, and government." Visit The Promise and Peril of Big Data | The Aspen Institute

Big Data Workshop

Friday, April 16th, 2010

Big Data Workshop is on April 23 2010 9am-5pm at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, CA. Visit Big Data Workshop

The Politics of Memory Museums – Newsweek.com

Monday, April 12th, 2010

"Managing memories is now part of the job description of the new generation of Latin American leaders, and how they fare at the task may determine the fate of the hemisphere's still-tender democracies." Visit The Politics of Memory Museums – Newsweek.com

What Are We Transferring From VHS To DVD?

Thursday, April 1st, 2010

The Onion explains personal video archiving. Visit What Are We Transferring From VHS To DVD?

Online Video and the Future of Broadcasting