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Some Stats from The Internet Archive

Some mindbending stats from the Internet Archive. “The Internet Archive has been archiving the web for 20 years and has preserved billions of webpages from millions of websites. 38 more words

Tweaks & Updates

DC HEROCLIX PREVIEWS for the Week of 2016-10-21

DC HeroClix: The Joker’s Wild!- Court of Owls – HeroClix by Wizkids Games: http://heroclix.com/heroclix/dc-heroclix-the-jokers-wild/dc-heroclix-jokers-wild-court-owls/

DC HeroClix: The Joker’s Wild!- Hourman & Sandman – HeroClix by Wizkids Games: … 28 more words


Photo Archiving?

I have a problem… yes, yes, i know. This is different.

One of my photography projects (lets call it IWTFY) is quite popular. This means that periodically there are requests for sets of images. 100 more words


Deadline extended: From Dust to Dawn

The deadline for submission of papers for “From Dust to Dawn. Archival Studies After the Archival Turn” at Uppsala University  (15 – 17 November 2017) has been… 10 more words


Bit-rot tolerance doesn't work

My brief post yesterday on the TI/A initiative provoked a lively discussion on Twitter, mostly on whether archival formats should allow compression. The argument against compression rests on the argument that archives should be able to deal with files that have a few bit errors in them. 465 more words


A Love Poem for the Archive: The “Grand Seduction”, the Aura, and the Potential for Creative Play Elevated by Digitization

I wrote this piece unaware that a month later I would begin working full-time in the University of Calgary Archives and Special Collections.

Fumbling Towards Narrative: A Brief Intimacy with the Archive… 2,703 more words


Digitising Church Registers

The biggest project I have overseen so far in my career as an archivist is the one that now, after more than two years, is drawing to its conclusion. 719 more words

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