Category: Digital Archiving

TweetArchive

Archiving Tweets: Reckoning with Twitter’s Policy

The challenge of preserving social media is an important topic in the contemporary data landscape. In the case of Twitter, millions of tweets are issued every day,  and the conversations that happen on Twitter form an essential record of our time; but like all records, this conversation can disappear if not adequately preserved. Vint Cerf […]

SMArchiving

#SMArchiving: International Workshop on Social Media Archiving at Hypertext 2015

Insight News Lab is co-organising a workshop on Social Media Archiving at the 26th ACM Hypertext and Social Media Conference, taking place 1-4 September 2015 at the Middle East Technical University, Northern Cyprus Campus. The workshop focuses on the archiving and annotation of content produced on social media, and builds on our work on the Social Repository of Ireland […]

HuJo RA Vacancy

Research Assistants vacancies for Social Semantic Archive Project

The National University of Ireland, Galway, is seeking two outstanding candidates for Research Assistant positions in the Social Web and Semantic Web / Linked Data domain. The successful candidates will work within the Digital Humanities and Journalism group at the Insight Centre for Data Analytics at NUI Galway (formerly known as DERI), and will also […]

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Digital Humanities and Journalism Seminar

12.00 – 14.00, Wednesday 9 October, Moore Institute Seminar Room, NUI Galway. On Wednesday October 9th, HuJo will host a lunchtime seminar  on Digital Humanities and Journalism in collaboration with the Moore Institute. The event will be hosted at the Moore Institute in NUI Galway and is the first of the Autumn/Winter series of the  Digital Scholarship Seminars. The […]

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Inside RTÉ’s Digital Archive

Thanks to Google search and YouTube, these days we expect to be able to call up pretty much any image or video with a simple search and a few clicks of a mouse.  However, all the data accessible online doesn’t just appear there by accident. Sometimes it’s hard to believe, but there was a time […]