On Dec 6th in Canada we honour the lives of these 14 women who lost their lives in a senseless act of violence and misogyny. May we always remember
Geneviève Bergeron
Hélène Colgan
Nathalie Croteau
Barbara Daigneault
Anne-Marie Edward
Maud Haviernick
Barbara Klucznik-Widajewicz
Maryse Laganière
Maryse Leclair
Anne-Marie Lemay
Sonia Pelletier
Michèle Richard
Annie St-Arneault
Annie Turcotte
and every woman lost to violence 🥀

I haven’t felt like I had anything to say here yet and then realized “oh hey! My workplace is hiring!!” Archivist/GLAM folks, digital preservationists, developers, engineers and/or FOSS people - see artefactual.com/artefactual-is and feel free to message me if you have questions.


The archivist urge to track down any scrap or record related to someone when a death occurs in your family.

Job opportunity 

Artefactual is hiring 5 full time permanent positions, 4 developers and 1 digipres specialist. We'd love to hear from you if you're interested! Details on our website (look in the footer for the jobs section): artefactual.com/artefactual-is Please boost! I'll be working directly with the dev positions and am happy to answer questions.

This is kind of neat: my great-grandfather was an artist of some note in Northern Ontario and there is an exhibition of his work on at the Temiskaming Art Gallery right now. They made some online guides to supplement the exhibition- here is one that describes him as an artist: heyzine.com/flip-book/7d9014f8

Project Include is working on a blogpost/articles on nonbinary workers and on transgender workers in tech. We are looking for resources we can highlight, and experts and workers we can interview. We're eager to get many perspectives of people from a diverse set of backgrounds. We are willing to pay people for their time, too. Please reach out if you have ideas or can otherwise help!

Hey folks, anyone know of a file format with a .pry extension? An archivist pal received something on a floppy disk (date on label is 1999 if that helps). PRONOM is drawing a blank.

OK I'm reading the Apple archives essay (ty @stephestellar) and the only reason I'm not hollering is because I'm at my desk and don't want to alarm my colleagues https://annamancini.substack.com/p/how-the-apple-archive-ended-up-at

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