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Something neat I came across: a dual-screen interactive fiction game utilizing a laserdisc and 5.25" floppy

Some upcoming software preservation webinars from the Software Preservation Network softwarepreservationnetwork.or

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Coral Salomón explaining how detailed archives of community activity around hurricanes in Puerto Rico (facebook live stream) was captured with Webrecorder. History is written on commercial platforms and has to be extracted.

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@joe @nkrabben @beet_keeper I finally managed to write this up, and linked back to this thread - I hope that’s okay?!

I've got a file that I can't open or identify that starts and ends with with the hex 0B AD DE ED. Is this some sort of hexspeak people have seen of before? Judging from the text that I can read, it might have been created in the late 80s

Anyone in the crowd have thoughts on a laptop that would be good for digital archiving or digital preservation tasks? 👨‍💻

New digital collection site for the MIT Center for Advanced Visual Studies Collection (maintained by the Program for Art, Culture and Technology not the Libraries)

Design is based on the work of Muriel Cooper

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"Lundgren does not deny that he made the discs, or hoped to sell them. But he says this was no profit-making scheme. By his account, he just wanted to make it easier to extend the usefulness of secondhand computers — keeping more of them out of the trash."

Preserving these dynamic new logos will also most likely mean preserving the Processing app that generates them too

hi everyone! I'm liking the 🆕 digipres club