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John Trendler
Attended The School of the Art Institute of Chicago
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Google Calendar: Goals launched
Announcement from the Goolge blog: https://googleblog.blogspot.com/2016/04/find-time-goals-google-calendar.html An article about Google Goals on Fortune: http://fortune.com/2016/04/13/google-goals-calendar/ Apparently Goals haven't hit my device yet, but I ...
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gamification of online privacy
San José Public Library’s new Virtual Privacy Lab uses gaming concept to help users become more “privacy literate” By Erin Berman and Jon Worona | January 4, 2016 http://americanlibrariesmagazine.org/2016/01/04/library-creates-online-privacy-tool/
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DNA as the future of digital preservation
I've heard about the possibility of storing data in DNA before, looks like progress is being made. To Preserve Digital Data, DNA Will be The Save Button of the Future   photo: https://www.flickr.com/photos/jurvetson/ "DNA can store over 300,000 terabytes, i...
I've heard about the possibility of storing data in DNA before, looks like progress is being made. To Preserve Digital Data, DNA Will be The Save Button of the Future   photo: https://www.flickr.com/photos/jurvetson/ "DNA ...
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Digital Preservation article
Google is not the answer: How the digital age imperils history  "It’s important that much of the information we create is ephemeral. Otherwise, the world will become far too cluttered." from www.salon.com
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Lovely, John. The ceonothus and manzanita are starting to blossom in my backyard too. Looks like Spring is coming early to SoCal.
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Happy World Backup Day
Don't be an April Fool. Be prepared. Back up your files on March 31st . image: Jon Ross What is backup? A backup is a second copy of all your important files — for example, your family photos, home videos, documents and emails. Instead of storing it all in ...
Don't be an April Fool. Be prepared. Back up your files on March 31st. image: Jon Ross What is backup? A backup is a second copy of all your important files — for example, your family photos, home videos, documents and email...
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When We Are No More: How Digital Memory Is Shaping Our Future/Washinton Post
Interesting Washington Post opinion piece by Nicholas Carr about the book "When We Are No More: How Digital Memory Is Shaping Our Future" by Abby Smith Rumsey. When our digital memory is lost in the cloud, what becomes of our human history? I'll post this h...
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Do your Digital Records have an Expiration Date? (from http://www.information-management.com)
Do your Digital Records have an Expiration Date? from the article: ...digital preservation is now moving
up the corporate agenda as senior executive stakeholders realize that
storage on its own is not enough. As more “born digital” content is
produced ev...
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Digitization of the Baghdad National Library
Iraq is rushing to digitize its national library under the threat of ISIS from Business Insider
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article: The changing world of archives and digital media
The Dr. Jo Ann Rayfield Archives at Illinois State University is doing a month-long series on digital archives... The changing world of archives and digital media This month, we’ll be looking at digital records and asking some
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Curator of Visual Resources
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I work with images and technology, art and computers, metadata and museums, pencil sketches and spreadsheets.
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Interests - information architecture, digital preservation, archives and libraries, cultural heritage, metadata and human advancement.

Education
  • The School of the Art Institute of Chicago
  • The New York Studio Program