Archive: July 25th, 2014

Software, It’s a Thing — Medium

The first Lunar Orbiter, Andy Warhol’s Amiga, and George R.R. Martin’s WordStar …the opening address to the Digital Preservation 2014 conference July 22 in Washington, DC.

Just as early filmmakers couldn’t have predicted the level of ongoing interest in their work over a hundred years later, who can say what future generations will find important to know and preserve about the early history of software?

(Mind you, I can’t help but feel that the chances of this particular text have a long life at a Medium URL are pretty slim.)

Quarter past beer o’clock.

Quarter past beer o’clock.

Breathing in the petrichor.

Danny the Dannerian, devourer of @honeycomb_cakes.

Danny the Dannerian, devourer of @honeycomb_cakes.

Biscuit tasting at @StreetDiner.

Biscuit tasting at @StreetDiner.