Recently, the security company that owns the IP attached to the vernarable complicated and tarnished name of Pinkerton decided to send a cease and desist letter to Rockstar games requesting payment for use of their name in Red Dead Redemption 2. Take-Two, the publisher of the game, has since countersued the Pinkerton Consulting & Investigations, […]
A recent Ars Technica article demonstrated that there’s a great need for diplomatic training in the record keeping profession. This case from Canada revolved around using fonts for forging records, but the would-be forger used a series fonts that would not have existed at the time the documents were created.
A major site that hosts ROMS of classic video games has shut down because they are being sued by Nintendo. There’s a lot of discussion around this topic circulating in games journalism. Here’s a few pieces https://arstechnica.com/gaming/2018/08/emuparadise-shuts-down-rom-downloads-amid-lawsuit-fears/ https://kotaku.com/in-defense-of-roms-a-solution-to-dying-games-and-broke-1828340811 What are this issue There are some issues at play here that don’t seem complex at first, […]
Neat Things I want Uncool Wages and housing affordablity Of course its about race Let’s see how we can make money off others ip then claim ownership Didn’t expect this Apparently I expected everything yesterday.
Neat Silicon Valley has a problem with conservatives. But not the political kind. – Vox Uncool Falcons’ star Julio Jones is not a happy mini-camper Trump’s Trade Adviser Apologizes for ‘Inappropriate’ Trudeau Comments Buckhead residents sue Bobby Jones Golf Course developer I didn’t see this coming Mike Pence will address Southern Baptists — just as […]
Neat Microsoft and Bethesda’s 2018 E3 Conferences Were the Best in Years UnCool Ajit Pai says you’re going to love the death of net neutrality Didn’t See that one coming INSIDE PALMER LUCKEY’S BID TO BUILD A BORDER WALL (paywall)
I won’t say that 2016 and the start of 2017 has been good for discussion of access to public records in Georgia. I will say that it’s been interesting. These stories help me teach students about the importance of governmental records management and archives. Specifically the importance of these activities for an open and transparent […]
Here’s a new case study on outreach.
Here’s a new case study focusing on the reference interview process. http://casestudies.joshuakitchens.com/reference/2017/02/08/reference-001.html
Here’s a great explanation of the history of the 8-track cartridge from Ars. Forgotten audio formats: 8-track tapes