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Gadgetwise Blog: Q&A: Converting Paper to Digital Files

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Scanning old paper documents and clippings to create a digital archive can save a lot of space....
Gadgetwise Blog: Q&A: Converting Paper to Digital Files

A Virtual Trip: New Grateful Dead Digital Archive Launches

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Now everyone can be that crazed Dead fan you once knew in college....
A Virtual Trip: New Grateful Dead Digital Archive Launches
Film preservation and the impermanence of the digital medium
Eyebeam Art + Technology Center turns archive rescue effort into an exhibit

Digital Archive: Avoiding A Digital Dark Age http://bit.ly/97dfTo

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Digital Archive: Avoiding A Digital Dark Age http://bit.ly/97dfTo

Evernote & Moleskine Merge Paper & Pixels in "Smart Notebook"

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Evernote signed a treaty with Moleskine Friday at the Evernote Trunk Conference, formally declaring a truce in its war on paper. It announced the Evernote Smart Notebook from Moleskine, along with a new version of Evernote for iOS that will bridge the gap that's familiar to anyone with an urgent need...
Evernote & Moleskine Merge Paper & Pixels in "Smart Notebook"

The Google-funded Nelson Mandela archive goes live online

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The Nelson Mandela Digital Archive project might still a work-in-progress, but the multimedia archive has gone live today, and it seeks to document the life and times of the former South African president and anti-apartheid activist. The project is the work of the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory, which you...
The Google-funded Nelson Mandela archive goes live online

Gadgetwise Blog: For Tablet Users Who Crave Pen and Paper

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Livescribe has created the Sky smartpen, a writing tool that records notes written on special microdot paper. The notes are stored in the cloud through a partnership with Evernote, the digital archive service....
Gadgetwise Blog: For Tablet Users Who Crave Pen and Paper

Music Theatre Online from @UMD_MITH - digital archive of texts, images, video, & audio files relating to musical theater http://j.mp/9UMe9J

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Music Theatre Online from @UMD_MITH - digital archive of texts, images, video, & audio files relating to musical theater http://j.mp/9UMe9J
Smithsonian using 3D scanning to archive collection

Nice to see born-digital archive of Rushdie - Emory in news (NYT) "Fending Off Digital Decay, Bit by Bit" - @nytimesbooks http://j.mp/csKgvD

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Nice to see born-digital archive of Rushdie - Emory in news (NYT) "Fending Off Digital Decay, Bit by Bit" - @nytimesbooks http://j.mp/csKgvD
Google Cultural Institute helps launch Nelson Mandela Digital Archive project

Winston Churchill archive made available online

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Nearly a million documents, including drafts of famous war speeches and cigar bills, have been digitisedNearly a million documents that make up Winston Churchill's archive, ranging from school reports, drafts of his famous wartime speeches, to cigar bills, have been made instantly accessible to students, historians, and even politicians looking...
Winston Churchill archive made available online

Google Street View Launches Imagery Of Deserted Town Next To Fukushima Nuclear Plant

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Two years after the devastating Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami, Google has made available Street View images of Namie-machi in the Fukushima exclusion zone. The area encompasses Fukushima Daichi Nuclear Plant, which after the disaster was the scene of the largest nuclear disaster since Chernobyl. The 360-degree panoramic imagery, showing ruined buildings...
Google Street View Launches Imagery Of Deserted Town Next To Fukushima Nuclear Plant

Warning over digital 'black hole'

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Valuable data about key aspects of modern Scottish life is being lost in a digital archive "black hole", it is warned....
Warning over digital 'black hole'

JSTOR says it mourns `tragic loss' of Aaron Swartz

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Digital archive issues statement reacting to uproar over Swartz suicide, saying it regretted' having been drawn to `this sad event.' [Read more]...
JSTOR says it mourns `tragic loss' of Aaron Swartz

Google celebrates Nelson Mandela with virtual museum

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Google today announced the grand opening of the Nelson Mandela Digital Archive, an online collection of digitized photos, videos and documents centering around the former South African president. The site, based out of the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory in Johannesburg, South Africa, was developed with the help of...
Google celebrates Nelson Mandela with virtual museum

Twitter Archive is Nothing Without Tools, Funding

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When Twitter announced last week that every public tweet since its inception in 2006 would be archived in the Library of Congress, many people were excited.   "The Twitter digital archive has extraordinary potential for research into our contemporary way of life," says James Billington, Librarian of Congress. "Anyone who...
Twitter Archive is Nothing Without Tools, Funding

Inside the Nelson Mandela digital archive - in pictures

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An online archive of South Africa's first black president has been launched in a project to preserve and digitise thousands of documents, photographs and videos about him...
Inside the Nelson Mandela digital archive - in pictures

Why Congress's Digital Archive For Text Messages Is Such A Bad Idea

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Text me. Wait, don't. Not anything too private anyway. That's because if a new proposal is approved by the Senate, each and every SMS message you send will be stored in a digital archive by your phone provider. Why, you ask? It's all in the name of law enforcement being...
Why Congress's Digital Archive For Text Messages Is Such A Bad Idea
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