[Lab] National Library DigiLab
jason.cobill at gmail.com
Thu Mar 2 11:59:51 EST 2017
Here's a Minecraft archive someone was trying to build. It's a daunting
As of February 16 they were up to 1.7 million records, at 2.57 TB -
probably less than one percent of created spaces.
On Thu, Mar 2, 2017 at 11:52 AM, Jason Cobill <jason.cobill at gmail.com>
> I wonder if anyone's considered archiving Minecraft worlds?
> Imagining all of these enormous virtual spaces disappearing as hard
> drives crash and I wonder how much human effort has been lost.
> Are there *historically significant *Minecraft worlds? :) How do we
> judge archival fitness? Surely they're creative works.
> On Sat, Feb 25, 2017 at 3:00 PM, Ryan Stec <ryanstec at gmail.com> wrote:
>> perhaps we can have a gentle(wo)manly competition and see who can find
>> the oddest thing in the archive to digitize...
>> On Thu, Feb 23, 2017 at 9:36 PM, Jason Cobill <jason.cobill at gmail.com>
>>> FYI, the National Library are opening up their digitization lab for
>>> free to anyone with an interesting project.
>>> This could be a good way to scan and preserve non-traditional
>>> materials that might have been passed over by the librarians - artist's
>>> sketchbooks, engineering notebooks, wiring diagrams, experiment results,
>>> -Jason Cobill
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