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John Trendler
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I work with images and technology, art and computers, metadata and museums, pencil sketches and spreadsheets.
I work with images and technology, art and computers, metadata and museums, pencil sketches and spreadsheets.

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Happy Electronic Records Day
10 reasons why electronic records need
special attention In recognition of Electronic Records Day 2016, here is
a list of reasons why everyone should be thinking more about electronic
records. 1. Managing electronic records is like caring for a perpetual
to...

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Pixel - Phone by Google
um, I think I really want a new phone now

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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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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 ...

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cloud blog

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...

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...

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...
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