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ArchivesZ Needs You!

I got a kind email today asking “Whither ArchivesZ?”. My reply was: “it is sleeping” (projects do need their rest) and “I just started a new job” (I am now a Metadata and Taxonomy Consultant at The World Bank) and “I need to find enthusiastic people to help me”. That final point brings me to this post.

I find myself in the odd position of having finished my Master’s Degree and not wanting to sign on for the long haul of a PhD. So I have a big project that was born in academia, initially as a joint class project and more recently as independent research with a grant-funded programmer, but I am no longer in academia. ... 

ArchivesZ Poster Wins 2nd Place at GRID 2009

2nd PlaceThe title says it all. I won 2nd place in the “Smart Computers and Computing” section of the University of Maryland’s Graduate Research Interaction Day (GRID) for my poster ArchivesZ: Visualizing Archival Collections (what is in all those boxes?).

1st place in “Smart Computers and Computing” went to the fabulous Dave Levin for his presentation on TrInc: Small Trusted Hardware for Large Distributed Systems... 

ArchivesZ Poster at UMD’s GRID 2009

Come meet me and hear my 8 minute talk in front of a poster about ArchivesZ.

My ArchivesZ poster has been assigned to the “Smart Computers and Computer Science” theme. I will be with my poster in the Benjamin Bannekar B room at UMD’s Stamp Student Union from 1:30 to 3pm. If you are attending GRID, please stop by and say hello!

Want a preview or can’t make it? Here is the poster in question: ...