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 https://mediaarea.net/NoTimeToWait3
Catch the livestream at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M3mthecCNRM
Digitization is the not panacea though.
"Why isn't library science in Brazil at a place where digitizing existing materials is as important as going out and collecting stuff?”
The Delicate Art of Being an Archivist: An Open Letter to Alice Dreger | librarylibby https://www.librarylibby.com/single-post/2018/07/31/The-Delicate-Art-of-Being-an-Archivist-An-Open-Letter-to-Alice-Dreger
@kayiwa @platypus I think we can start by implementing a block list https://mastodon.zombocloud.com/@staticsafe/100087900831103129
NEW GAME! Why do groups of people act smart, dumb, kind, cruel? An interactive guide to networks & humans:
“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.”
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.
NASA dusts off FORTRAN manual, revives 20-year-old data on Ganymede • The Register - The Register http://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 http://nzzl.us/ouJ76Cb via @nuzzel
My #SEAPAVAA22 slides on Punching Above Your Weight: Levaraging Online Resources is finally up!
“This is the earliest moving image of an orchestra where you can hear them play.” https://www.nytimes.com/2018/04/23/arts/music/new-york-philharmonic-archives.html
Was looking for an awesome list for audiovisual archiving and re-discover this treasure trove 😍 https://github.com/amiaopensource/open-workflows
Trove as a platform for digital research and creativity: Slides http://slides.com/wragge/trove-data-workshop
The Windrush scandal reminds us of the value of archives https://www.ft.com/content/5cc54f2a-4882-11e8-8c77-ff51caedcde6
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