John Pilbeam

Thoughts on technology, libraries and higher education

Aug 9, 2022

Backing up Acorn Archimedes ADFS Floppy disks in 2022

Introduction The Acorn Archimedes was launched in 1987 and the series continued into the 1990s. It doesn’t seem like that long ago, but if you’re in 2022 with boxes of...

Apr 22, 2022

Simple Sunsetting with GitHub Pages & The Internet Archive

Introduction This concept was originally presented as a poster at Code4Lib 2021 (March 22 - 26 2021, Online). With Code4Lib 2022 just around the corner, it’s probably a good idea...

Mar 10, 2021

Messy Data

In libraries there is often a lot of raw data collected by systems and vendors. This data has the potential to provide insights for improving library services. However, the data...

Feb 9, 2021

Jekyll and GitHub Pages

This website was developed using Jekyll and is hosted on GitHub Pages. So this seems like an appropriate first post. For more information about setting up your own website, read...

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