Web Archives in Repositories https://inkdroid.org/2022/05/24/wacz/ I’m fortunate to be back at code4lib again this year. It gives
me hope to see this conference working in the same spirit as it started
out with, albeit with much honed mechanics. It is also refreshing to be
talking about someone else’s work, in this case the work of the
Webrecorder project, rather than my own.
One of the dire pitfalls of PhD research, and academia more generally,
is the tendency to focus so much on your own int
I’m trying to write quarterly updates on the technical side of the UK Web Archive, in case that’s of interest?! https://blogs.bl.uk/webarchive/2022/05/uk-web-archive-technical-update-spring-2022.html
Hm it was slightly buggy but should work okay now. Amused that I can now run format ID on my phone!
You can use it to identify the PRONOM format of a file without installing anything, and the data stays with you.
Here’s a format identification hack you might like: Fido running in your browser https://fido-js.glitch.me/
We've had a few positive responses, so I'd like to open a poll for digipres.club users: would you like to switch to Hometown?
It features a few differences from Mastodon, including enhanced list support, longform articles and server-local messages.
For more information: https://github.com/hometown-fork/hometown
Please only vote if you have an account on this server.
Hi all, not sure whether I did an #introduction when I first signed up here, so here goes...
I'm a historian who spends most of his time working with digital GLAM collections – developing, sharing, and supporting a range of tools & examples, many of which can be found through the GLAM Workbench. https://glam-workbench.net/
I live in Tassie, where we're regularly visited by these little critters. (Image credit: By JJ Harrison - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=6976776)
The Webrecorder April Community Call is will be on Thurs, April 28th!
Join us if you have questions or want to learn more about Webrecorder tools, including the new http://browsertrix.cloud !
#SUCHO day 56: (Now also posted to Mastodon!) Today didn't go at all as planned on my end. But the metadata folks had a meeting, and @firstname.lastname@example.org & @Zoe_LeBlanc@twitter.com moderated a wonderful discussion that will turn into one of the first SUCHO write-ups soon. 1/4
Tech lead for the UK Web Archive - data miner, digital preserver, entropy buster, partial physicist, geek.
Hometown is adapted from Mastodon, a decentralized social network with no ads, no corporate surveillance, and ethical design.