Artemis Takes Aim

IS431 TA Notes Week 1

slave voices -- framed as the distant past, but it's not--what does that say about the paradigm in which this was created?

govt funding, Great Depression, recording equipment, still living former slaves at the time

(availability of labor to do the work, the technology, etc.)

GDE Error: Error retrieving file - if necessary turn off error checking (404:Not Found)

records of slaves as property
transplant archives: alternative archives to capture human aspects, as well as clinical

why do we think of this as being in our distant past??

time orientation of the archive! reflects the paradigm

colorized photos: students say it "seems more real" but I think it also places it in the not-so-distant past

an example of how technology provides a marker of time

MT: What are the implications of facial-recognition software for this type of image?

record as byproduct of bureaucratic activity

broader sense: recorded evidence of all kinds of activity


how do you understand an item if it has been decontextualized?


Diana L. Ascher, PhD, MBA, is a principal at Stratelligence and a co-founder of the Information Ethics & Equity Institute. Her lifelong interest in knowledge and decision making has focused on the evaluation, classification, organization, communication, and interpretation of information, and motivates her work in the fields of behavioral science, finance, higher education, information studies, journalism, law, leadership, management, medicine, and policy. She brings more than two decades of experience as a writer, editor, media director, and information strategist to her work.

DianaIS431 TA Notes Week 1