Preserving Stories on a Massive Scale

Given that we’re thinking about interfaces this week, and graphical representations, and it happens to be Holocaust Awareness week, here’s a really interesting blog post by Scott Weingart about digital preservation en masse of the stories of Holocaust survivors by the Shoah Foundation:

Ghosts in the Machine

One of the things that is haunting him is the graphical resemblance between server farms and Auschwitz. You may be interested to know that the Scalar platform was developed in part to mobilize the Shoah Foundation‘s massive video collection.

And I imagine you’ve all seen the cattle car out by the Bull Ring. I hope you’ve all taken time to really see it.

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