Overview of content related to 'digitisation' http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/taxonomy/term/125/all?article-type=&term=&organisation=&project=&author=daniel%20teruggi&issue= RSS feed with Ariadne content related to specified tag en Can We Save Our Audio-visual Heritage? http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue39/teruggi <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue39/teruggi#author1">Daniel Teruggi</a> describes PrestoSpace, the new FP6 Integrated project for the preservation of our disappearing audio-visual heritage.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>Memory is our major link to the past; it has greatly influenced the evolution of humankind. Since the beginning of humanity, we have sought to preserve memories through the creation of artefacts that will transcend our own lifetime and so assure ourselves some form of posterity, perhaps even eternity. For some time writing has been the major complex medium of preserved reality. Not only does writing record human actions, beliefs and emotions, but it is an intellectual tool in itself, giving a temporal perspective on our thought as well as providing increasing levels of abstraction.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue39/teruggi" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue39 feature article daniel teruggi bbc oxford university press university of oxford university of sheffield algorithm archives data digital media digital preservation digitisation dissemination infrastructure interoperability metadata open access preservation preservation metadata repositories research software url video Thu, 29 Apr 2004 23:00:00 +0000 editor 1029 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk