Archive for December, 2008

links for 2008-12-30

Tuesday, December 30th, 2008

25C3: The Infinite Library Chaos Computer Club's conference includes discussion of (very) private "libraries;" Borges meets pr0n. (tags: hacks PersonalArchiving personal)

links for 2008-12-25

Thursday, December 25th, 2008

VHS era is winding down – Los Angeles Times Feature on last of the VHS wholesalers. (tags: vhs formats)

links for 2008-12-24

Wednesday, December 24th, 2008

Last major VHS supplier throws in the towel (tags: vhs formats)

links for 2008-12-23

Tuesday, December 23rd, 2008

Vacuum – Edward Vielmetti: retrenching on web 2.0 – controlling your presence by turning off abandoned services Ed Vielmetti discusses how easy publishing makes for web detritus; forgetting is important too. (tags: collection forgetting)

links for 2008-12-21

Sunday, December 21st, 2008

Lot 49's Best Digitization Practices and Recommendations Jen Mohan recently completed a set of best practice recommendations for the Lot 49 group. It's behind a l o g in screen, accessible for user "Pretty" with pw "Pictures" (tags: digitalpreservation digitization dlf lot49)

links for 2008-12-19

Friday, December 19th, 2008

Stewardship of digital research data – principles and guidelines | RIN (tags: archives digitalpreservation repository archiving digital_preservation datacuration) DATA SEAL OF APPROVAL | Certifying trusted repositories. (tags: preservation archive metadata repository associations)

links for 2008-12-17

Wednesday, December 17th, 2008

Editorial: Google Deal or Rip-Off? – 12/15/2008 – Library Journal Library Journal editorial slams Google agreements. (tags: google goodterms partnerships)

links for 2008-12-16

Tuesday, December 16th, 2008

Treasures of the New York Public Library Video Series | MetaFilter (tags: archives collections)

links for 2008-12-14

Sunday, December 14th, 2008

Mnemograph: Web-based Timeline Software (tags: tools)

links for 2008-12-13

Saturday, December 13th, 2008

Neat BBC video color recovery research | MetaFilter (tags: restoration) FriendFeed: I Think I Get It Now A bit old, but still interesting. (tags: lifestream lifestreaming) Custom Lifestream Script in a Single PHP File | Lifestream Blog (tags: lifestream lifestreaming archiving PersonalArchiving personal)

links for 2008-12-02

Tuesday, December 2nd, 2008

Dead Media Beat: Broadcast Television | Beyond the Beyond from Bruce Sterling writes "Killed off by the collapse of American cars. Kill American cars, kill American TV. I wonder why this umbilical connection was never established before." (tags: broadcasting advertising television)

Online Video and the Future of Broadcasting