October Archives MeetUp

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Who?

  • Kampung Halaman - Anggi, Cecilia
  • IVAA - Pitra, Farah, Melissa, Fahmi
  • Combine - Isnu, Hendra
  • Ruangrupa - Oomleo, Imal.
  • EngageMedia - Vik, Andrew

What?

  • A 2 day meet up of the those involved in the archives project.

Why?

  • To maintain the momentum of the project, do more skill sharing and build the networking of the groups.

Where?

  • Kedai Kebun

When?

  • October 7/8.

Agenda

Wednesday

10.30 - 1pm

  • Intros/Welcomes
  • Outline of the Plan for the next 2 days and process - hands on, peer to peer learning, directed by participants
  • Updates - Each project updates on where their archive is at
    • What are your biggest challenges? What are you biggest needs?
  • Expectation Check - what do you want out of the 2 days. Add to stickies.
  • Collectively rework the agenda for the two days
  • Begin work on selected topic

1pm - 2pm - Lunch

2pm - 4pm

  • Workshop session

4.00 - 4.30 - Tea/coffee

4.30 - 5.45pm

  • Workshop session

5.45 - 6pm

  • Checkins/wrap up
  • Plan for tomorrow
  • Discuss where to go for dinner tomorrow

Thursday

10.30 - 1pm

  • Workshop session

1pm - 2pm - Lunch

2pm - 4pm

  • Workshop session

4.00 - 4.30 - Tea/coffee

4.30 - 5.45pm

  • Workshop session

5.45 - 6pm

  • Checkins/wrap up
  • Where to from here
  • Dinner

Agenda Ideas

  • discussing how the archives are going, reports from the different groups. What are the needs? What ways forward for the project.
  • Creation of Site Management Documentation
    • site administration
  • translation of documentation
  • translation of Plumi/Plone
  • enhance the design of the installations
  • sharing content between the archives
  • lab sessions
  • looking more deeply at local area networks
  • more populating of the archives with content
  • backups
  • cloud computing?
  • metadata modification
  • indytube - upgrading resolution
    • add .dat in indytube conf file
  • HD expansion (what happens when yr HD runs out of space)
  • stats
  • templating
  • plan for February camp
  • sharing resources and cross promotion
  • how to get people using the system, promotion!
  • mobiles
  • FTP to EngageMedia
  • Digital Archiving theory - discussion around the nature of archiving, could Pitra report back on what she did in the US?

Report Backs

KH

  • Successes
    • can make a smaller size for the video that can make lots of video storage and have it catagorized
    • easy to upload a lot of videos in 1 day
    • knowledge of how to publish online
  • Challenges
    • takes a lot of time to get the depot set up
    • need a lot of technical resources
    • bandwidth
    • no traction with the university, wanted to make it at the university library
    • changed priorities - less technology and make sure it works for the user
  • Wants
    • need to be able to share quickly
    • how to maintain
    • people to help maintain
    • sharing content/knowledge
    • restarting indytube
    • category translation
    • Indonesian customisation

IVAA

  • have three sections to the online archive: accessed at http://ivaa-online.org/
  • can see the video on the online archive
  • need to encourage people to add their content to IVAA archive as well as youtube
  • would happily help to share content with KH
  • encourage people to come to
  • need to change the behavioral approach
  • don't have statistics
  • Needs*
  • backups
  • need more technies
  • more documentation
  • improve accessibility
  • developing a strategic plan of everything that needs doing
  • general techie who could be shared
  • Other Ideas*
  • facilitate more cooperation and networking, including promotion
  • step by step understanding of everyone's organisation and what kind of networking can be done
  • translation
  • metadata customisation
  • dealing with content online
  • disk management


Combine

  • currently provide plumi/plone for their beneficiaries, dont produce so much video
  • upload to video kombinasi - online/offiline - http://video.kombinasi.net
  • looking at how will they use plumi/plone with other applications
  • Challenges*
  • internet in indonesia is slow
  • want a mobile phone interface
  • not enough video
  • lacking an editor to get content
  • Outcomes*

- documentation in bahasa to make it easier to manage - documention of skinning - skinning/templating - plone/plumi translation


Ruangrupa

Challenges

- categorizing the video - promotion - tech support - people new to linux - HD problems - need more support in curating and compression


Needs - Documentation - improve templating to make it more accessible - need to change the concept of the database - adding products