"This page is not available on the web
because page does not exist"

I think I figured this out: the "creation time" is being written into the video metadata. That would be great if it was the time the video was shot but it looks like it might be the time when the file was synced from iCloud, which isn't useful. It might be an artifact of conversion from HEVC to H264 for export to non-Apple systems?

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One of the projects Kyle Drake talks about in addition to neocities is "restorativland"

> a project to excavate shut down, abandoned web ruins and restore them to surfable, accessible, searchable, remixable condition

> somewhere between a library and a living museum, we're working on experimental new ways to close the gap between archival and visibility of the web that was lost

So far the projects launched include a geocities gallery and a jukebox of dumped myspace music.

https://restorativland.org/

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Perpetual access agreements that give libraries the right to maintain access to content even after they cancel their subscriptions are a great idea. Less great is assuming that means you only need copies of the content to make it available after the subscription ends.

How hard would it be to download all of this (full run of a newspaper or other serial) and make it available to campus users in the digital repository? is a question that's coming up more now. And the answer is, pretty difficult!

Anyway, this is for a credit card that switched banks. It's an old card that I barely use and my available credit now is $1024, probably the system is set to use kibydollars, not kilodollars.

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Five security questions seems excessive. Why don't you just ask:

1. What are the last 4 digits of your SSN?
2. What are the first 3 digits of your SSN?
3. What are the middle 2 digits of your SSN?
4. What's your date of birth?
5. What's your favorite PIN number?

I find it mildly amusing that the only business I patronize that regularly sends me emails wishing everyone a happy holiday is the place where I rent a storage unit. This one included tips for staying out of the heat.

(Not counting emails that are purely about discounts or deals.)

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"Located within the University of Aspirational Nomenclature, the College of Realistic Expectations is a best-in-class educational institution offering the library services of a mid-sized regional consortium on top of the FTE of an average R1 university. At Realistic Expectations, we are cutting edge innovators who expect to shape reality to fit our vision."

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"Located within the University of Aspirational Nomenclature, the College of Realistic Expectations is a best-in-class educational institution offering the library services of a mid-sized regional consortium on top of the FTE of an average R1 university. At Realistic Expectations, we are cutting edge innovators who expect to shape reality to fit our vision."

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I was in a workshop last week that used a fake university name of The College of Realistic Expectations in some of the examples and it sounded like a nice place to work, though you never really can tell by a name.

On the one, there's the by now familiar to many people observation that infrastructure is rarely visible outside of when something is broken. On the other hand, if you have a system you call infrastructure but it's quite visible a lot of the time, is it playing an infrastructural role yet?

I have two computers running Windows that are syncing photos/videos from an iPhone using Apple's software and cloud and the checksums for the video files appear to be different on each computer. This seems not optimal?

I get that timestamps may vary depending on time of download but I'd expect checksums to match. I ultimately delete from the phone/iCloud and copy to my own storage so getting only one version of each file from the start would be ideal. Photos don't seem to have this problem.

I guess the ALA's position is still "you are welcome to use the library to plan hate crimes, but please consider committing them elsewhere".

Some days you realize you didn't eat lunch but you did eat an unhealthy amount of sliced peaches because they were cold and sweet and you misjudged how many were in the jar.

abortion, health, pregnancy 

The Sacramento Bee ran a feature on a friend of mine, whose road to having a child involved multiple difficult pregnancies.

amp.sacbee.com/news/california

uspol, history 

Reminded that when I briefly taught history as a grad student instructor, one of my goals when discussing the origins of the US Constitution was for students to understand that there's still time for some of the anti-Federalist arguments about despotism to turn out to have been right.

I'm not a huge fan of my apartment for work from home because there's not enough natural light during the workday, but I definitely appreciate it when it's hot out because the building is a former house, built before air conditioning, that has high ceilings and an attic that help mediate the heat.

This was not entirely wrong, unfortunately. But that's why we validate checksums during ingest.

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Power to the main campus went out and I'm wondering if we'll end up with a repeat of last year when the library's systems went down. Maybe checksumming the terabyte of data I'm depositing for a research lab will be the last straw.

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Anyone ever had any luck emulating the Intel version of OSX Tiger? Preferably in QEMU?

Scenario: successfully imaged a Core2Duo Mac Mini (2,1) running OSX 10.4.10. For various reasons would like to inspect the whole machine in emulation, but I've never successfully gotten x86 versions below 10.6 running in QEMU or VirtualBox. There are one or two tutorials for patching Tiger install media to make it run but can't find applicable guidance for patching an already-installed system.

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