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Personal information management

Another year is coming to a close, so I find myself turning to the idea of personal information management (PIM) — trying to figure out what I do well and what I could do better in managing the information that flows through my fingers, literally or digitally.  352 more words

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Crowdsourcing public records requests

The discussions about using body cams in the law enforcement community have continued this week.  NPR’s Morning Edition aired a piece entitled “Transparency vs. Privacy… 271 more words

Born Digital

Digital Concepts

DIGITAL CONCEPTS

Born Digital 
Born digital objects are created digitally and have no analog equivalent.

Obsolescence
Many digital objects become obsolete due to technological advances.  When referring to digital objects, obsolescence often actually describes the obsolescene of playback machines such as PCs with the ability to read floppy disks, Betamax players, and other such specific playback machines. 253 more words