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Mad File Format Science: EPUB 3.1 and web archive files are growing toward each other..
A change after a version number's decimal point is usually minor or moderate, but the creators of the EPUB 3.1 draft at IDPF call their changes from 3.01 "radical."
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On my blog: Thoughts on On Hitler's Mountain and how the Germans could have supported the NSDAP.
Since 1999 I've developed very close ties to German filk fandom and lost count of the number of times I've visited the country. It's been hard for me to reconcile what I've seen with its Nazi past;...
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Sad, though not unexpected, news. Lissa forwarded Gwen's message to the UK filk list that Joe Raftery has died of cancer.
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I was not aware. Thanks for letting us know. :(
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Mad File Format Science: WAV format preservation assessment, from the British Library.
The British Library's Digital Preservation Team has issued a report on WAV Format Preservation Assessment. It cites the broad adoption of WAV and its extension BWF (Broadcast Wave Format) as a posi...
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My latest video: Secrets of the Online Harvard Libraries. Demonstrations of Digital Collections, HGL, and VIA.
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Here's my latest article on FEE's website.
Woodrow Wilson's reputation has recently taken a well-deserved beating because of his racial policies. He restored segregation in the federal civil service, and the infamous movie Birth of a Nation highlights his support for the Ku Klux Klan. Those policies are dead today, with very few ...
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Watch America Bern.
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New on my blog: Will New Hampshire reject Trumpism?
There's just one more week to endure till the New Hampshire primary is over. I've stopped answering my door unless I'm expecting someone. Our condo complex has a clear "No solicitors" sign, but the...
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Those of you who know how camera-averse I can be may wonder why I'm offering video courses. My latest post on Mad File Format Science discusses why, and how, I'm doing it.
As you've doubtless notice if you follow this blog or my Twitter feed, I've made two video courses and put them up on Udemy.com. You may be wondering why I'm doing this, especially if you know how ...
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My new course on Personal Digital Preservation is out!
My second Udemy course, Personal Digital Preservation, is now available! The regular price for enrolling is $16, but for readers of this blog (and anyone else you want to tell!) it's just $10 with ...
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I've put a signed, numbered copy of Tomorrow's Songs Today up on eBay.
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My Udemy course on file format identification tools is directed at digital archivists and library science students. Just $9 through January 11 with the code PRICEWAR01.
A practical introduction to five software tools to identify file formats and extract metadata
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