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Keep Circulating the Tapes

Let the record show that I am far from a fan of content piracy. Not for any legal compunction, but more out of respect for the rights of creators to hold value to their creation if they so choose. 1,152 more words

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Looking around

Today’s guest picture is another from my sister Mary’s recent Lake District trip, It shows Ullswater.

We were blessed with a whole day of lovely weather from dawn till dusk.  997 more words


Just in time

Today’s guest picture comes from my sister Mary who enjoyed a spell of good weather in the Lake District last week.  It shows Grasmere.

We had a bit of good weather here today but only a bit and fortunately it came just at the time that Dropscone and I were out on the morning run.  423 more words


Crowdsourcing song identification

Some friends of mine are pulling together a project for crowdsourcing identification of a large collection of music clips. At least a couple of us are professional software developers, but I’m the one with the most free time right now, and it fits with my library background, so I’ve become lead developer. 346 more words


A Review of Steve Bailey's "Managing the Crowd: rethinking records management for the web 2.0 world"

“Managing the Crowd: rethinking records management for the web 2.0 world” by Steve Bailey examines the place of records management in the web 2.0 world, and I can’t recommend it enough for anyone who wants to better understand the ways the profession needs to adapt and evolve to cope with changing technology. 334 more words

How To Archive Your Work (backup different versions!)

While I was working on Camp NaNoWriMo this year (2014 July), I realized that archiving my work was extremely useful.  Essentially, it allows you to go back and see the changes you made (book, screenplay, poem, spreadsheet, etc) over time. 575 more words

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Camp Nano 2014 July - Update 4: Archive Revisions/Drafts

As I mentioned before, I’m using the flexible Camp NaNoWriMo to revise my 100k word novel, The Amateur Witch, and the query letter/synopsis.  Essentially, come the end of the month, I want to be prepared to submit to agents. 280 more words