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  • Digital and hybrid archives chapter published

    Digital and hybrid archives chapter published

    Our chapter ‘Digital and hybrid archives A case study of the William J. Mitchell collection’ has now been published as part of the Routledge International Handbook of New Digital Practices in Galleries, Libraries, Archives, Museums and Heritage Sites. Thomas Kvan, Peter Neish & Naomi Mullumby ‘Digital and hybrid archives: A case study of the William…

  • VALA 2018

    VALA 2018

    I presented a couple of papers at VALA this year. Demystifying digital preservation: taking action with a capability maturity model see paper Upskilling by doing: integrating data management planning and online learning see paper

  • GBIF Challenge

    GBIF Challenge

    I’ve been working with Ben Raymond of Grevillea colour distribution fame on an entry to the GBIF Ebbe Nielsen Challenge, which aims to inspire scientists, informaticians, data modelers, cartographers and other experts to create innovative applications of open-access biodiversity data. You can see a sneak peak at our entry at Its a system that…

  • Creek near my house flooding in Melbourne

    Sorry about the low light – it was pretty dark at the time.

  • Attention span of a developer

    I play around with a lot of technology and like installing and testing things, but I wonder if I am missing any great systems because of install fatigue – how long is too long to get a system installed, run through the configuration and get some test data in there and running? There is nothing…