SMIL 3.0 Reaches Proposed Recommendation

SMIL is an interesting “sleeper” technology. A way of scripting the interaction and relationship between multimedia objects such as videos. I have seen some interesting Quicktime experiments based on SMIL, but so far it has remained inaccessible to casual web users and relatively difficult to use from familiar programming environments. However, it seems that a …

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Preserving History in Multimedia: An Interview with Stanford’s Michael Keller

The idea of preserving information from diverse media is fascinating. I even ran a session on the topic at a conference in 2005. Preserving History in Multimedia: An Interview with Stanford’s Michael Keller I’m still concerned by the types of information being collected. In particular, I can’t see any evidence of any organization collecting the …

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