Digitization

Netflix Killed the Movie Star

Netflix recently announced a major deal with Adam Sandler to release four movies on its streaming platforms the same day as its big-screen premiere. In light of the announcement, of which I am particularly enamored (read with sarcasm), I wanted to analyze the implications of the deal, but not before…

An Ode to the Tangible

Despite my status as a “postgraduate researcher,” I had never experienced microfilm until this afternoon. For those who don’t know, microfilm is a form of document preservation similar to photo negatives. The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration argues that microfilm is “a low-cost, reliable, long-term, standardized image storage medium”…

Designing Cities of the Future

Today’s cities are becoming increasingly dense as people choose to live more urban lives, which affects sustainability efforts put in place to protect the environment. Through the use of digital publishing platforms, students in Professor Scott’s class research innovative ways that a smart city can be implemented. How is it…