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Two Locks on a Digital Box and other mixed Methaphores

In this week’s lab, we were considering the concepts of authenticity, reliability, and integrity. While this might sound slightly esoteric, the digital revolution has fundamentally altered our assumptions about what a record is and that is no small part because of the changes to these assumptions. 624 more words

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Filelock Holmes

In the first lab session of Digital Curation (2018), we were given the task of uncovering the answer to three questions. For the first two questions a UTF-8 converter was used, and for the third question, a Base 64 string decoder. 741 more words

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Understanding File Formats: Filelock Holmes, digital detective

As another part of our first Digital Curation lab, we had to use online software to ‘decode’ various digital codes. What follows are the questions, as well as our answers. 287 more words


How do you say 'Holy mackerel!' in binary?



This is completely new territory for me. My only previous experience with binary numbers was the binary solo from ‘Robots’ by Flight of the Conchords. 829 more words

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