Obsessed with archives

The British Library is in the process of saving old sound recordings, often on obscure formats. The Museum of Obsolete Media has a timeline of audio formats (the data format timeline is just as intriguing. Related, the Sinclair ZX Microdrive story / Old books we saw at markets but didn’t always buy (2010-2016) at Present and Correct (via Meanwhile) / as Living Architectre’s Thames-side ship sails away into storage, read the story of Building a Room for London / cartographic paintings by Carol Rhodes / enjoy this interactive evolving Earth / a collection of cutaway infographics. Related, another Meanwhile pick, 3D maps of every Underground station / James Brittain’s photographs of Habitat 67.

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