Author Archives: Reverend

An American Arcade in Italy: Arcade Story

What is it Madonna famously said in the 1980s? Something like “Italians Do it Better”? Well, after visiting Antonio Nati’s Arcade Story just outside of Vicenza, Italy I might have an idea of what she was talking about. Antonio is … Continue reading

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Archiving Video on Twitter with PeerTube

In terms of archiving videos I come across online, PeerTube is similar to Pinboard. I go to my instance and add the URL with the this Tweet and the whole thing archives https://t.co/BMpdsltmDI #loveit https://t.co/Z2eCUW4gLs — Jim Groom (@jimgroom) April … Continue reading

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Reclaim Video Hauling, Episode 1

Tim and I finally started our VHS hauling video series that was planned out back in January, but never got off the ground. It’s understandable given we have been quite occupied with opening Reclaim Arcade and trying to keep up … Continue reading

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The Art of OERxDomains21

I am realizing I have not blogged that much about OERxDomains21, and given we now have less than a month to conference time, it is high time to change that. We have a lot of awesome things in the works, … Continue reading

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Reclaim Arcade: If Only You Could See What I’ve Seen with Your Eyes

Eyes are the neon shutters to the soul of Reclaim Arcade… Last weekend Tim Stahmer and Kathy Manley stopped by Reclaim Arcade with cameras in hand. Tim has been a big fan of the arcade, and I am thrilled he … Continue reading

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Known Issues with the Web Garden

I was looking through the UMW Living Room Console site while writing about the new posters for Reclaim Arcade. While doing so I came across a few broken links in the inventory, to my chagrin. Links such as this one … Continue reading

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Cheyenne Begins the Bavacade Rodeo

On Tuesday I got the first of hopefully many 1980s arcade cabinets delivered to casa bava. I played a bit of a guessing game on Instagram when it came all wrapped up. I’ll venture to say I’ve never seen a … Continue reading

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Reclaim Cloud’s Got GLAM

I’ve been following Australian historian and hacker Tim Sherratt on Twitter for a while now, and his work with the GLAM Workbench is inspiring. GLAM is an acronym for galleries, libraries, archives, and museums, and the workbench provides a series … Continue reading

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Mall City and PeerTube’s Lessons for Resisting the Mallification of the Video Web

Following-up on my previous post about PeerTube as a video archiver, I just remembered that I hadn’t grabbed a copy of the early 1980s documentary Mall City currently making the rounds. It’s the product of a NYU student film crew … Continue reading

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PeerTube, Sonic Outlaws, and UbuWeb

Everything is downloadable on UbuWeb. Don't trust the cloud, even UbuWeb's cloud. — UbuWeb (@ubuweb) March 13, 2021 Over a week ago Tim got a one-click installer working on Reclaim Cloud for PeerTube. He got the details up on the … Continue reading

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