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Transparent Plea

Maybe I'm just in one of those rare moments of clarity that life brings, but the concept of ...
January 28, 2010

Media Based Media

I'm not sure what this newish song by The xx has to do with VCRs (besides being one more thing that ...
January 26, 2010

Ratings, Rankings, & Rantings

Complaints about the movie ratings system as overseen by the MPAA have a long tradition, both from ...
January 25, 2010

Collective Individualism

New York Times Columnist (and fellow Oregonian) Nicholas Kristof was interviewed on WNYC's On The ...
January 22, 2010

WEB on the Web on MLK

I've been happy today to see / hear all of the newly found or released recordings of Martin Luther ...
January 18, 2010

Making Hollywood Myths

The New York Times Business section had an article today about the financial difficulty MGM is ...
January 18, 2010

Things That Shouldn't Be Archived #4 -- Holiday Edition

It's an old one, but the upcoming holiday made me think of it. Many people are incredulous at how ...
January 15, 2010

Facing Friendsterly Fire

I have a confession to make: Tradition holds that my lineage comes from one of the Lost Tribes of ...
January 13, 2010

AVPS Presenting at ALA Midwinter 2010

Chris Lacinak will be addressing the Digital Conversion Interest Group at the American Library ...
January 12, 2010

Up Selling Selling Out

Bono made a spot of noise in a recent New York Times op-ed piece where he advocated stricter ...
January 12, 2010

But Is It Art?

I caught this little BBC news story ("The cassette comes back as art") the other day via the Social ...
January 11, 2010

Instant Classics -- Just Add 1s and 0s

Interesting piece by Daniel D’Addario in Newsweek about the non "classics" in the Criterion ...
January 8, 2010

Testing One's Resolve

Most people I speak to who are beyond their 10 year high school reunion and use Facebook have at ...
January 8, 2010

Digital Audio Interstitial Errors

It is abundantly clear that a primary component of legacy audio preservation and access is ...
January 7, 2010

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