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The 📼 ⏰No Time to Wait 4 ⏰📼conference is happening NOW.  Symposium focuses on open media, open standards, and digital audiovisual preservation.

Live stream of the conference at youtu.be/cjJZ0cjtaz8 and collaborative notes are at bit.ly/nttw4notes.
The conference's twitter account, @nttwconf, is very active. Follow the live tweets at the conference's hashtag  on the bird site.

The conference program is at bit.ly/nttw4program

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Looking for connections who know a thing or two (or even more than two things) about doing an MA in Archiving.

If this is you, can I ask you a few questions?

If this is not you, please could you signal boost?

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I decided to finally give a certain well-known library resource a try. One of those things that lots of libraries offer and I've been meaning to try anyway.

Great. Sign up, sign in, pick my topic, let's get started!

"You need to install Adobe Flash Player."

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Shit.

@joshuatj UPDATE: The upgrade and migration worked seamlessly 🎉. We're now at the latest stable release 2.7.2 and hosted by masto.host. Toot 🍍 me if you notice any issues.

Thank you @mastohost

Hello fellow glammr.us tooters, we are conducting some long overdue instance upgrading and server migration in a day or two. Expect some intermittent downtime.

If there's anything urgent, toot me at my digipres.club account @joshuatj

If you're interested in open media, open standards, digital audiovisual preservation, then you might want to check out the livestream of No Time to Wait 3: Rough Consensus and Running Archives symposium happening right now.

More info at mediaarea.net/NoTimeToWait3

Catch the livestream at youtube.com/watch?v=M3mthecCNR

Digitization is the not panacea though.

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"Why isn't library science in Brazil at a place where digitizing existing materials is as important as going out and collecting stuff?”
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wired.com/story/brazil-museum-

Whoa, This is FUN! Must-try for those doing advocacy

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NEW GAME! Why do groups of people act smart, dumb, kind, cruel? An interactive guide to networks & humans:

THE WISDOM and/or MADNESS of CROWDS
😐 ncase.me/crowds 😐
source tweet: t.co/oRAQh7dSFt

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“The movies we collect are intimate, first-hand visual records of work and play, of traditions and spontaneous acts…and they activate memories, crucial knowledge and expertise that too often goes unrecognized.”
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news.uchicago.edu/article/2018

Love articles like this where it let us take a peek at the behind the scenes processes.

"Developing a Membership Model, or: How to review everything you've ever done and who you talked to along the way" nzzl.us/meCKsdX via @nuzzel

Hey fediverse and beyond, anyone knows any good way to archive and display WhatsApp messages?

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If there's a moral to the story it is look after those backups – and the systems needed to run them. You never know when they might be needed.
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NASA dusts off FORTRAN manual, revives 20-year-old data on Ganymede • The Register - The Register nzzl.us/al2Sqn1 via @nuzzel

I would say it's similar in the other GLAMMR professions...

On the Mass Extinction of Museum Professionals & Why Trustees Should be Worried - Medium nzzl.us/ouJ76Cb via @nuzzel

This is so so so exciting! Optical-Strokes-Recognition?

"Artificial Intelligence Is Opening the Vatican Secret Archives - The Atlantic" nzzl.us/ErodXcL via @nuzzel@twitter.com

Was looking for an awesome list for audiovisual archiving and re-discover this treasure trove 😍 github.com/amiaopensource/open

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