No Time To Wait 6 is only days away, and I've finally found a few minutes to create my first ever cheat sheet! Of course it has to be for MediaArea's RAWcooked, but no basic operation as I feel the help and man pages of RAWcooked more than cover this kind of helpful information. This … Continue reading RAWcooked cheat sheat
Open source scripts from the BFI National Archive
I wanted to share a few GitHub repositories which have been created during my first several months as Collections and Information Developer at the BFI's National Archive...
Using bash scripts to automate #AVpres workflows
I'm editing, writing and running bash scripts to automate mass RAWcooked preservation of 3PB worth of DPX sequences. Using bash scripts with cron scheduling is a new experience for me, so it feels like another excellent opportunity to share my steps and help someone else along.
The NTTW Effect: Dispatches from Budapest
The dust has settled following another brilliant No Time To Wait (NTTW) conference which took place during a snowy week in Budapest, scheduled to coincide with the 17th birthday of Matroska on December 6th. This is the fourth year the conference has taken place, launching in Berlin in 2016, 2017 in Vienna, and 2018 at … Continue reading The NTTW Effect: Dispatches from Budapest
DPX preservation workflow with RAWcooked and fixity checking
Since acquiring a Golden Eye 4 (GE4) scanner here at the Media Archive for Central England (MACE) we've developed a DPX preservation workflow which I've decided to share here, in the hope of feedback and collaboration. Our first DPX scans would be wrapped as uncompressed sequences using 7-Zip in a TAR archive and written to … Continue reading DPX preservation workflow with RAWcooked and fixity checking