Figuring out how to architect the Vine archive for this outcome was no small feat, and should be a prototypical example for how to design for the web archive.
… now if only any of the people involved would return my calls :-) If you've got a lead please let me know! email@example.com
btw, that chart image was a slide in a brief talk I gave this morning:
Archives on the Web: The Curious Case of the Vine Archive
Upped my feedly subscription. I suspect I'm not going to blog any more regularly than I do now tho.
tfw you can't get into the glammr mastodon 😩
Just kidding my taxes are going up fiscal crisis over (altho now I'm going to check on my dad's tax rate this year....)
I guess one person's $4k can't make as big of a dent as I would like.
Honestly disturbed by how significantly my taxes are going down this year. I'd like to put a nice chunk of that money into fair housing, library/archives support, ... what else.
The extremely venerable Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists (of notable "Doomsday clock" fame) has made their current issue about climate change fully open-access for the next few months https://thebulletin.org/blog/whats-new-bulletin/resilience-and-climate-threat-guest-edited-alice-c-hill
If you're able, support the Atlanta Black Archives Alliance! https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/support-the-atlanta-black-archives-alliance-history#/
i am one hundred percent serious by the way: teach literary journals to capture and preserve their online content + teach writers to responsibly preserve their digital work. i think it'd be a hit.
My research collaborators & I have been undertaking a major effort to identify every archive in the US, and some of our early maps show how badly we need this data - existing data sets don't come close to what we've turned over. Please share! https://repositorydata.wordpress.com/2018/03/07/making-archives-visible-through-maps/
"In the face of an economic system that atomizes us and an academic job market that pits us directly against one another, friendship is a powerful ethical and political practice." https://www.chronicle.com/article/Not-Here-to-Make-Friends/242731?key=Vsp5df7WwhGNPuakdKhVXuY2xBVYdX-e9_TJuRT3vza-aw7DSHVwfePVBUwKy-NKaGIxV3NSTnhfamZwRVc4UUxXLThJcmZ1SThsNzhCdlZEZzh0LVhIc1ZfZw
Keep this going! Text a friend something nice right now. Buy someone a ko-fi. Encourage someone. Give out some love, I know you have some more in you today. 💞 It's gonna make tomorrow better.
RADICAL KINDNESS IS PUNK AS FUCK.
Creating metadata takes an unimaginable amount of time but you already knew that AMA
So I'm super appreciative of digipres.club -- but I really want to actively use an instance where I can help fund the infrastructure, and participate as a member in the decision making. ..and also learn how to run a social media co-op.
So I'm going to be moving over to @edsu and following y'all from there. I'll keep my account open here, but I would appreciate it if you could follow me over there, if you want to continue to get my updates.
I want to be a minimalist traveler but I am not so I'm letting go of that wish today. Brought to you by the giant suitcase I packed for 2.5 days at home. 😭 😂
If you follow @firstname.lastname@example.org and have ever wondered what the most liked tweets were:
At least for the moment...