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John Trendler
Attended The School of the Art Institute of Chicago
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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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The Vatican digitizes manuscripts
"One of the oldest libraries on the planet is digitizing its archive of ancient manuscripts — and they’re all available to view free of charge... Over the course of a few years, with the assistance of Japanese company NTT DATA, the library has catalogued ne...
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End-of-Life Care for Aging, Fragile CDs and Their Data Content [LOC]
Institutions and individuals that use CDs as a storage medium are now concerned because information technologists have deemed the medium to be unsuitable for long-term use. As a result, institutions are racing to get the data off the discs as quickly and sa...
Institutions and individuals that use CDs as a storage medium are now concerned because information technologists have deemed the medium to be unsuitable for long-term use. As a result, institutions are racing to get the data...
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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
important questions. Can’t we...
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Google Inbox basics
I received my Inbox invitation a few days ago and have been experimenting with it on and off. Here are some of the basics I've figured out. Bundled emails in Inbox Inbox automatically bundles emails such as: Travel, Purchases, Finance, Social, Updates, Foru...
I received my Inbox invitation a few days ago and have been experimenting with it on and off. Here are some of the basics I've figured out. Bundled emails in Inbox Inbox automatically bundles emails such as: Travel, Purchas...
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Google Inbox
Google is rolling out a new service called Inbox, not a replacement to Gmail, it sounds more like an enhancement. Currently invite only. Something to look into. http://gmailblog.blogspot.com/2014/10/an-inbox-that-works-for-you.html http://www.usatoday.com/s...
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At its very heart the medieval book is a vehicle of information. It was an expensive receptacle for text, which was poured onto the page by the scribe, and retrieved by the reader. As strange as th...
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Happy first birthday Digital Public Library of America!
  About The Digital Public Library of America (DPLA): The Digital Public Library of America ( http://www.dp.la/ ) strives
to contain the full breadth of human expression, from the written word,
to works of art and culture, to records of America’s heritage...
 About The Digital Public Library of America (DPLA): The Digital Public Library of America (http://www.dp.la/) strives to contain the full breadth of human expression, from the written word, to works of art and culture, to r...
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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.
I'm interested in technology and am an avid cyclist and cycling advocate. I fix up old bikes for friends and encourage others to ride more.
Education
  • The School of the Art Institute of Chicago
  • The New York Studio Program