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Mdocs Tri-Fold-2015-11-12, Exhibit: Sixty Years Young, Jordana Dym Nov 2015

Mdocs Tri-Fold-2015-11-12, Exhibit: Sixty Years Young, Jordana Dym

MDOCS Publications

On November 12, 2015, the Adult and Senior Center of Saratoga celebrated its 60th anniversary with a gala. MDOCS Students Eli Ruben, 17, Phoebe Radcliffe, 17, Rebecca Walker, 18, Natasha Thaler, 18 and Tracey Wingate 18 prepared a video and exhibition, Sixty Years Young, for the event. This brochure offers a brief overview of the Center's history, drawn from its archives.


The Half-Life & After-Life Of New Media, Nancy Austin Nov 2015

The Half-Life & After-Life Of New Media, Nancy Austin

Journal of Contemporary Archival Studies

It is fitting to think of the half-life of new media using the time-based metaphor of radioactive decay. As a metaphor, an object’s half-life can be a useful way to talk about the potent technological modernity of new media and, like Walter Benjamin’s well-known notion of the aura, call attention to an object’s performativity. However, Benjamin’s aura remains a constant reminder of irrevocable originality whereas remarking on half-life references a quality that changes over time. But what happens after the rhetorical impact of being new has run its course? What is the life expectancy of once-new ...


Mdocs Publication-2015-04-12, History Museum To Open Exhibit, Lauren Mineau Apr 2015

Mdocs Publication-2015-04-12, History Museum To Open Exhibit, Lauren Mineau

MDOCS Publications

"History Museum to open exhibit featuring maps dating back 250 years"

The Saratogian

April 12, 2015

Author: Lauren Mineau