Monthly Archives: February 2012

Storage crash disrupts BBC Manchester productions

Storage crash disrupts BBC Manchester productions  Manchester-based BBC productions are turning away from the broadcaster’s in-house edit suites after the facility’s central server suffered a “major crash” last month. Up to 30 edit seats used by the broadcaster’s Children’s and … Continue reading

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BBC considers 3D Jubilee coverage

BBC considers 3D Jubilee coverage  The BBC is considering broadcasting the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee pop concert in 3D. The broadcaster yesterday revealed plans to stage what it described as the biggest concert in its history as part of the four-day … Continue reading

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Film preservation and the impermanence of the digital medium

Film preservation and the impermanence of the digital medium  Starting with a colorful anecdote about a cache of early silent films discovered beneath a Canadian hockey rink, David Bordwell and Kristin Thompson look at the evolution of film preservation, and … Continue reading

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Event: 2nd LIBER international workshop on digital preservation

Event: 2nd LIBER international workshop on digital preservation, Fondazione Rinascimento Digitale, Florence, Italy [7-8 May 2012]  “Partnerships in curating European digital resources” The LIBER Steering Committee for Heritage Collections and Preservation, in collaboration with the Fondazione Rinascimento Digitale in Florence … Continue reading

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British Library starts videogame website archive project

British Library starts videogame website archive project  Curators at The British Library have begun the process of archiving videogame websites to preserve gaming culture for future generations.   While game experts have previously tended to concentrate on archiving physical items … Continue reading

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What’s New – Issue 42, February 2012

What’s New – Issue 42, February 2012  Articles include: Forthcoming events from February 2012 onwards New reports and initiatives since the last issue Institutional Research Data Management services: a growing trend – Sarah Jones, DCC One World – Digital Preservation … Continue reading

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IRENE: Key to unlocking mute recordings

IRENE: Key to unlocking mute recordings  The idea is simple: Make a high-resolution digital image of a sound recording and develop software to analyze the image and reproduce the effects of a phonograph needle.   Scientists at the Lawrence Berkeley … Continue reading

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