I'm David Rosenthal, and this is a place to discuss the work I'm doing in Digital Preservation.
Thursday, February 27, 2020
Ludwig Siegele On Data
Ludwig Siegele's latest Special report for The Economist is entitled A deluge of data is giving rise to a new economy . He provides an ...
Tuesday, February 18, 2020
The Scholarly Record At The Internet Archive
The Internet Archive has been working on a Mellon-funded grant aimed at collecting, preserving and providing persistent access to as much o...
Thursday, February 13, 2020
Economic Limits Of Proof-of-Stake Blockchains
In 2018's Cryptocurrencies Have Limits I discussed Eric Budish's The Economic Limits Of Bitcoin And The Blockchain , an important a...
Tuesday, February 11, 2020
More On The Ad Bubble
Google UI Timeline Two weeks ago a firestorm erupted over a seemingly insignificant change to the UI of Google's search engine . It ...
Thursday, February 6, 2020
Meta: Slow Blogging
Blogging is slow right now because my physical therapist wants me standing up and moving around at least every 15 minutes. Long-form bloggin...
Thursday, January 30, 2020
Regulating Social Media: Part 1
It has become obvious that self-regulated social media are a threat to pretty much every country's national security. This is intended t...
Tuesday, January 14, 2020
Advertising Is A Bubble
The surveillance economy, and thus the stratospheric valuations of : Facebook and Alphabet (Google’s parent), which rely on advertising fo...
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