Are You Really Facebook's Product? - Slate http://nzzl.us/RuklBnl via @nuzzel
We, you and I, have a chance to fix this. We, you and I, can rebuild and repair.
- Make user friendly (not user hostile) devices and software
- Write documentation
- Refuse to buy tech that *we* can render safe to use, but that the average user can't
- Support people that do things correctly financially whenever possible.
Call for presentations - National Digital Forum (NZ)
How can we work collaboratively and effectively with people outside the sector?
How does our sector work with educators and students in the digital realm? How should it?
How can we share experiences of things not going well and learn from our mistakes?
How can we embrace new modes of research?
How can we share the work we’re doing to make a tangible impact in our communities?
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BREAKING!! Flickr --> SmugMug
Exclusive: Flickr bought by SmugMug, which vows to revitalize the photo service - USA TODAY http://nzzl.us/GLe0En9 via @nuzzel
"Everything is deeply intertwingled. In an important sense there are no ‘subjects’ at all; there is only all knowledge, since the cross-connections among the myriad topics of this world simply cannot be divided up neatly." - Ted Nelson, philosopher and sociologist.
An archivist might be interested in historical context but, fundamentally, we believed that wasn’t what the archive was here to deliver. Our job was to help the user of the record understand enough of the context of its creation and use to be able to make an assessment of its evidential value.
Digital Archiving: Context is Everything
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Do you use ImageMagick for rote processing tasks? I'm collecting scripts to help #digipres folks by adding a new section to ffmprovisr! Do you have anything to share? (Or share this?)
Learning or teaching #digipres? Here are free educational resources from my book #Re_collection with Rick Rinehart, including interactive infographics, video tutorials, and quizzes. http://re-collection.net/educational_resources.html
Curious about #FFV1 and #Matroska, start here http://www.fiafnet.org/pages/E-Resources/FFV1_and_Matroska_Reading_List.html
#SEAPAVAA22 #Closing plenary briefly discussed the AV Think Tank White Paper. Read it again today and I would love to have more discussions about the recommendations raised. @firstname.lastname@example.org @email@example.com @Brecht_declercq@twitter.com
White Paper: https://www.beeldengeluid.nl/en/knowledge/hub/av-think-tank
Towards a New Audiovisual Think Tank for Audiovisual Archivists and Cultural Heritage Professionals.
And in today’s tech news, another journalist reinvents public library digital collections from first principles.
Photos of 1966-1967's Singapore, Kuching, Sabah, Fraser's Hill and Kuala Lumpur. Some of the colour ones are stunning.
Wakelet seems to be a good replacement for Storify. Anyone tried the import from Storify function yet? @erwin @firstname.lastname@example.org
Encoding data in dubstep drops 😎😂 http://nzzl.us/8aA9SGT via @nuzzel
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