Archive for March, 2011

Ask Slashdot: Facebook Archiving?

Sunday, March 20th, 2011

"I was in the car with my wife and 15-year-old daughter this morning talking about the future of Facebook and how it's likely that they will not be around forever (or at least not at the same capacity as now) and my daughter asked 'Well, what's going to happen to all of my pictures?' It […]

Losing Web Sites at the BBC

Sunday, March 20th, 2011

Excellent article on the BBC's problems with web preservation, along with a useful history lesson about the (unfortunate) re-use of videotape, and the losses that practice caused. Visit Losing Web Sites at the BBC

BBC’s Richard Wright Explains PrestoCentre

Sunday, March 20th, 2011

Richard Wright explains PrestoCentre, Presto projects, and Screening the Future conference to be held March 14-15 in Hilversum. "we are on the brink of creating something that can make a major difference to the amount of broadcasting content, and other audiovisual content, that will survive: the PrestoCentre Competence Centre, to be launched 14-15 March in […]

Online Video and the Future of Broadcasting