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  • Lucidworks: Four Challenges CDOs Must Overcome to Deliver Comprehensive Machine Learning
    Top Chief Data Officers from around the world come together to discuss the challenges of delivering comprehensive machine learning to their organizations. The post Four Challenges CDOs Must Overcome to Deliver Comprehensive Machine Learning appeared first on Lucidworks. …
    Source: Code4libPublished on 2020-01-14By Justin Sears
  • David Rosenthal: Advertising Is A Bubble

    The surveillance economy, and thus the stratospheric valuations of:Facebook and Alphabet (Google’s parent), which rely on advertising for, respectively, 97% and 88% of their sales. depend on the idea that targeted advertising, exploiting as much personal information about users as possible, results in enough increased sales to justify its cost.This …
    Source: Code4libPublished on 2020-01-14By David. (
  • Islandora: New Member: University of Nevada, Las Vegas
    The Islandora Foundation could not be more happy to welcome our newest member-supporter: The University of Nevada, Las Vegas. One of the earliest adopters of Islandora 8, and a vital supporter who helped to built the platform they are moving to, UNLV has made a huge impact on the Islandora …
    Source: Code4libPublished on 2020-01-13By manez
  • Digital Library Federation: VRA Cross-Pollinator Fellow: Justine Thomas

    DLF is excited to announce that we’re sending community member Justine Thomas to the Visual Resources Association Annual Conference in Baltimore, Maryland this March with support from our GLAM Cross-Pollinator Registration Awards. The conference brings together around 200 colleagues from diverse workplaces, including higher education, the corporate sector, museums,
    Source: Code4libPublished on 2020-01-13By Gayle
  • Islandora: Islandora Camp is Going Back to PEI
    Our second Islandora event for 2020 will take Islandora home to where it was born: The University of Prince Edward Island, in beautiful Charlottetown PE. Come join us to learn all about Islandora, network with your community, and maybe tack on a few days to explore one of Canada’s most …
    Source: Code4libPublished on 2020-01-13By manez
  • David Rosenthal: Auditing The Integrity Of Multiple Replicas

    The fundamental problem in the design of the LOCKSS system was to audit the integrity of multiple replicas of content stored in unreliable, mutually untrusting systems without downloading the entire content:Multiple replicas, in our case lots of them, resulted from our way of dealing with the fact that the academic …
    Source: Code4libPublished on 2020-01-10By David. (
  • LITA: LITA Education Call for Proposals for 2020
    What library technology topics are you passionate about? Have something you can help others learn? LITA invites you to share your expertise with an international audience! Our courses and webinars are based on topics of interest to library technology workers and technology managers at all levels in all types of …
    Source: Code4libPublished on 2020-01-10By Chrishelle Thomas
  • David Rosenthal: Library of Congress Storage Architecture Meeting

    .The Library of Congress has finally posted the presentations from the 2019 Designing Storage Architectures for Digital Collections workshop that took place in early September, I’ve greatly enjoyed the earlier editions of this meeting, so I was sorry I couldn’t make it this time. Below the fold, I look at …
    Source: Code4libPublished on 2020-01-09By David. (
  • Islandora: Islandora 8 1.1.0 is Coming Soon: Testers Needed
    We’re gearing up for the second release of Islandora 8, which boasts a bevy of new community requested and developed features: Paged Content IIIF Manifests Multi-Page Openseadragon Drag-and-drop re-ordering Full text extraction for Images and PDFs Technical metadata extraction using FITS OAI-PMH endpoint Versioning Drupal revisions generate Fedora versions …
    Source: Code4libPublished on 2020-01-09By dlamb
  • Samvera: Some innovative, new Samvera sites
    Towards the end of 2019, we were made aware of two new Samvera-based repositories that you may like to take a look at: The Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary has produced an innovative site which can be driven from a scrolling timeline (as well as a conventional search).  The SEBTS site
    Source: Code4libPublished on 2020-01-09By Richard Green

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