A Distended Note on the Vagaries of Access and Preservation

Wednesday, March 17th, 2010

Personally I wouldn’t really want to rely on that scratched up copy of The Gods Must Be Crazy IV: Crazy in Hong Kong or a variable quality, cut-up YouTube version of Teen Witch as the sole formats to maintain my cultural heritage.

Chris Lacinak to Address Blue Ribbon Task Force, Time-Based Art Colloquium

Wednesday, March 3rd, 2010

AVPS founder and President Chris Lacinak has been invited to speak at two prestigious media preservation events in Washington, DC in the up-coming weeks. On Thursday, March 18 […]

Digital Audio Interstitial Errors

Thursday, January 7th, 2010

The reality is that every system is vulnerable to this type of error regardless of its cost. And no matter how small the error, it is not an acceptable occurrence in a preservation transfer. The nature of digital interstitial errors makes them very difficult to identify using currently available methods and tools, and the truth is that they are often missed and overlooked. In short, the community needs better tools to identify and respond to errors such as these.