Vietnam, Oral Histories, and the WYSO Archives Digital Humanities Symposium

October 20-22 marked The Past Made Present: The 2016 WYSO Archives Digital Humanities Symposium (simply referred to as the symposium for the rest of this post), an event that has been intertwined with my residency work since my first day at WYSO. While the symposium consisted mainly of work being done in the Miami Valley, … Continue reading Vietnam, Oral Histories, and the WYSO Archives Digital Humanities Symposium

IASA Day 1 and Voice to Text Recognition

AAPB NDSR update in podcast form. Day 1 of IASA, the International Association of Sound and Audiovisual Archivists in Washington, D.C. Duration: 00:05:31 *In the audio, I quote directly from resources listed below, namely the Traditional Knowledge paper and the Mukurtu website. See speech to text software comparisons of IBM Watson, Popup Archive, and Trint.com below. … Continue reading IASA Day 1 and Voice to Text Recognition

Who just md5deep-ed and redirected all them checksums to a .csv file? This gal

Resident log, NDSR date 20161004.1 Resident: Lorena Ramirez-Lopez from WHUT “who just md5deep-ed and redirected all them checksums to a .csv file? This gal " AND this is how I did it! Screenshot of my Twitter page (7 Sept. 2016, 11:07 am. Tweet) taken on 3 October 2016 on Mac OS X El Capitan Version … Continue reading Who just md5deep-ed and redirected all them checksums to a .csv file? This gal

Snapshot from the IASA Conference: Thoughts on the 2nd Day

Greetings from Day 2 of the International Association of Sound and Audiovisual Archives (IASA) conference in Washington DC. This is my first time going to IASA, and I’m still not totally clear on the pronunciation of the acronym. “Eye-ah-suh” seems to be most popular but I’ve been hearing “Ee-ah-suh” too. This is likely due to … Continue reading Snapshot from the IASA Conference: Thoughts on the 2nd Day

NDSA, data wrangling, and KBOO treasures

My first month at KBOO was about learning about the environment: the people, institutional knowledge, working styles and interaction, informational resources, and technology support. KBOO's specific environment is being taken into consideration so that a digital preservation project may thrive. KBOO’s current digital storage and archiving practices were evaluated in accordance to the National Digital … Continue reading NDSA, data wrangling, and KBOO treasures