I'm David Rosenthal, and this is a place to discuss the work I'm doing in Digital Preservation.
Thursday, August 22, 2019
Optical Media Durability: Update
A year ago I posted Optical Media Durability and discovered: Surprisingly, I'm getting good data from CD-Rs more than 14 years old, ...
Tuesday, August 20, 2019
A Tribute To Don Waters
Michael Keller has written, in Exploiting the opportunities of the maturing digital age: the first twenty years of the Scholarly Communicati...
Thursday, August 8, 2019
Wine on WIndows 10
Source David Gerard posts Wine on Windows 10. It works. Windows 10 introduced Windows Subsystem for Linux — and the convenience of Ubu...
Thursday, August 1, 2019
Emulation as a Service
I've written before about the valuable work of the Software Preservation Network (SPN). Now they have released their EaaSI Sandbox , in...
Tuesday, July 30, 2019
Blockchain briefing for DoD
I was asked to deliver Blockchain: What's Not To Like? version 3.0 to a Department of Defense conference-call. I took the opportunity t...
Friday, July 26, 2019
Boeing's Corporate Suicide
Boeing believed that development of the 787 Dreamliner was a " bet the company decision ". As things turned out, after a rocky sta...
Thursday, July 25, 2019
Carl Malamud's Text Mining Project
For many years now it has been obvious that humans can no longer effectively process the enormous volume of academic publishing. The entire ...
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