Monthly Archives: September 2014

Designing a URL structure for BBC programmes

Designing a URL structure for BBC programmes  From the Post: The story starts with a small team of researchers (Tom Coates and Matt Webb) and developers (Matt Biddulph and Paul Hammond) in what was BBC Radio and Music Interactive. Other … Continue reading

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BBC apologises for airing Jimmy Savile clip

BBC apologises for airing Jimmy Savile clip  Brief clip of Savile was seen on Top of the Pops 2 this month, contrary to corporation policy in wake of abuse scandal The BBC has apologised after a brief clip of Jimmy … Continue reading

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Why 3D TV proved such a turn-off

Why 3D TV proved such a turn-off: Massive investment, 1.5 million sets sold – but nothing could persuade the public to wear those silly specs  The next big thing in home entertainment, they called it. After going colour, then high-definition, … Continue reading

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Emerging Collaborations for Accessing and Preserving Email

Emerging Collaborations for Accessing and Preserving Email  The following is a guest post by Chris Prom, Assistant University Archivist and Professor, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. I’ll never forget one lesson from my historical methods class at Marquette University.  Ronald … Continue reading

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Making Progress in Digital Preservation

Making Progress in Digital Preservation   The DPC, the Business Archives Council and the Archives and Records Association invite you to join them for ‘Making Progress in Digital Preservation’ at HSBC, Canary Wharf, London on Friday 31st October 2014. This … Continue reading

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DAM and Digital Preservation

DAM and Digital Preservation  Digital asset management digital preservation strategies can help save time & money, avoid legal and ethical problems, and, most importantly, avoid the front page of the New York Times. Speaker Emily Kolvitz offers viewers concepts of … Continue reading

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Hitachi Data Systems Federal Announces Next Generation, Long-Term Data Preservation Platform

Hitachi Data Systems Federal Announces Next Generation, Long-Term Data Preservation Platform  Platform Uses Optical Technology to Cost-Effectively Preserve Federal Data Indefinitely RESTON, VA — (Marketwired) — 09/10/14 — Hitachi Data Systems Federal Corporation (HDS Federal), a wholly owned subsidiary of … Continue reading

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