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The socio-economic impact of file sharing [popular science edition]

I just finished reading ‘Ups and Downs – the economic and cultural impact of file sharing for music, film and games’ (see my earlier post for context). All in all the full version does not contain a lot of surprises when compared to the executive summary (which my first post was based on): It is a well written report that, although it makes a lot of sense to someone familiar with the subject, does not really come up with much new insights either. The strength of the report is that it places fil (...)
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Images for the Future and the Open Video Conference

 - The Open Video Conference will be held on June 19 and 20 as NYU Law School. Eminent speakers will share their thoughts on the emerging open video movement. The impressive line-up includes: Matt M (...)
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Open Video Conference – Audiovisual Archive BoF introduction

How can archives become a key node in the consumption of media in the changing media landscape? Audiovisual archives across the globe are engaged in large-scale migration programmes. An important driver behind the investments related to these programmes is the physical state of the analogue carriers; the films, the tapes, the optical discs and so on. Migration is a way to preserve the information on these physical carriers and securing access for future generations, a key mission of these ins (...)
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Open Video Conference Report

 - The first Open Video Conference was held at NYU Law School on June 19-20. Eminent speakers and practitioners shared their thoughts on the emerging open video movement. The impressive line-up inc (...)
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Open Images at the Europeana Plenary Conference

 - On September the 15th Open Images will be presented as a case study and launched as a public beta during the Europeana Plenary 2009 meeting in The Hague: Europeana is about ideas and inspi (...)
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Video Fingerprinting – State of the Art report

 - Video-fingerprinting systems detect whether a particular segment of video is (partly) based on the same original video as video footage in a database of reference videos. Typical applications th (...)