[Digitalarchivists] [Noisebridge-discuss] Digital Archivists Group: Weekly Meeting Time - Thursdays @ 6:30PM

Christopher Whipple crw at crwbot.com
Tue Oct 8 01:02:30 UTC 2013

Wednesdays aren't good for me, but any time Thursday afternoon/evening
should be fine.

Re: locks in a hackerspace: that'll be a fun challenge.

Travis, I'm very interested in chatting about p2p digital archival. My
current interests are centered around the camlistore project (camlistore.org)
and Mozilla's nascent Firecloud efforts.

On Sun, Oct 6, 2013 at 7:50 PM, Travis Wellman <travis at traviswellman.com>wrote:

> I have a conflict, actually. The same time Wednesday, or earlier Thursday
> I could make. I haven't participated in this Noisebridge group, so maybe
> it's not worth moving around for my sake, but I used to crawl the web at
> the Internet Archive, if that's worth any cred. I'd like to have
> conversations about p2p digital archives, specifically but not limited to
> web archives.
> "newmy51 at gmail.com" <newmy51 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> The Digital Archivists Group (
>> https://noisebridge.net/wiki/Digital_Archivists) is establishing a
>> weekly meeting time of Thursdays at 6:30PM (unless, in my ignorance, I have
>> missed some glaring schedule conflict, in which case it will be at some
>> other time).
>> We have two partially completed scanners which we've been tinkering with
>> and talking about for the past few months, Dany Qumsiyeh's Linear Scanner (
>> http://code.google.com/p/linear-book-scanner/) and the DIYBS Reetz Kit
>> Scanner (
>> http://diybookscanner.myshopify.com/products/diy-book-scanner-kit).
>> Through collaboration with Daniel Reetz, the DIY Book Scanner community,
>> and the kind folks over at the Books Department of the Internet Archive,
>> we're working toward something of a universal hackerspace standard for book
>> scanning worldwide.
>> A loose, pencil-etched agenda for this coming Thursday:
>> * Establishing a secure and (more or less) stationary home for all
>> digital archivism-themed things and their requisite equipment at Noisebridge
>>  * Usefulness/feasibility of running IA and/or other book scanner related
>> software on a Raspberry Pi.
>> * Fine tuning/troubleshooting a few miscellaneous Reetz Scanner issues
>> (glare, foot pedal, backup camera triggering, etc.)
>> * Updating the woefully impoverished wiki
>> * Reetz Scanner reimbursement/investment options
>> * Beer-augmented general banter and brainstorming
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>> See you Thursday,
>> -Danny
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