Monthly Archives: December 2007

Digital Curation of Cultural Heritage

By way of various email lists and blogs, we learn of the call for papers for CIDOC 2008 Athens, “The Digital Curation of Cultural Heritage”: Digital curation emerged as an important new concept in the theory and management of cultural … Continue reading

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Technology Collaboration Awards

An announcement from Mellow (via the CHE): Five universities were among the 10 winners of the Mellon Awards for Technology Collaboration, announced this week. They will share $650,000 in prize money for “leadership in the collaborative development of open-source software … Continue reading

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Long-term data preservation

There was an article in New Scientist last week on plans for permanent data preservation for the scientific data. The argument in the sciences seems to be that all data should be preserved, as some of it will be from … Continue reading

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Tinctoris Updates

Ron Woodley of the Birmingham Conservatoire at Birmingham City University has updated his site on the Renaissance music theorist Tinctoris published here on the Stoa: Two new treatise texts by Tinctoris are added, relating to technical aspects of late medieval … Continue reading

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Just awful.  More here: …the bottom line is that Facebook is materially misrepresenting the privacy impact of their Beacon program, and presenting users with the appearance of control over their information when in fact they have almost none.

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