Archive for July, 2010

Mobile Video Capture Soars; Now Brace Yourself for Views and Uploads

Friday, July 9th, 2010

Pew reports 34 % of U.S. cell phone customers use their phones to record video. GigaOm reports on this, and notes that YouTube mobile videos increased 160 percent in 2009. Visit Mobile Video Capture Soars; Now Brace Yourself for Views and Uploads

Wendy Seltzer on DRM, anti-circumvention, and innovation

Friday, July 9th, 2010

Wonderful piece by Wendy Seltzer about DRM, anti-circumvention, and innovation. "DRM frustrates lawful use and the creation of new technology products with- out saving the entertainment companies from the uncompensated reproduction they feared. In the meantime, it forecloses the open innovation that could lead them and society toward new options that could be better for [...]

AIMS project / born digital archives

Monday, July 5th, 2010

"The AIMS project, funded by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, represents a co-operative strategy among four partner institutions, to energize collection development in the area of born-digital papers, and to empower librarians and archivists in the management of born-digital assets. The four partners in the project led by the University of Virginia are Stanford University, [...]

Digital Lives

Saturday, July 3rd, 2010

Digital Lives has produced some of the best work on personal archiving, and is holding a seminar about it on Monday, 5 July. Visit Digital Lives

Online Video and the Future of Broadcasting