Listen Online (Radio Program): “By Archiving Our Lives Online, are We at Risk of Losing More Than Just Data?”
The Myspace music purge. The Google+ shutdown. As you store your life’s archive online, what happens when it’s taken away?
Brian Feldman, associate editor at New York Magazine. (@bafeldman)
Jason Scott, digital archivist and historian for the Internet Archive, a nonprofit, free-to-use digital library. (@textfiles)
Heather Richards-Rissetto, archaeologist specializing in the ancient Maya of Central America. Anthropology professor and fellow in the Center for Digital Research in the Humanities at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. Director of the Keeping Data Alive Project, supporting re-use and repurposing of 3D data in the humanities.
See Also: Why There’s So Little Left Of The Early Internet (via BBC News)
Filed under: Data Files, Digital Collections, Interactive Tools, Libraries, News
About Gary Price
Gary Price (email@example.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. He earned his MLIS degree from Wayne State University in Detroit. Price has won several awards including the SLA Innovations in Technology Award and Alumnus of the Year from the Wayne St. University Library and Information Science Program. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com. Gary is also the co-founder of infoDJ an innovation research consultancy supporting corporate product and business model teams with just-in-time fact and insight finding.