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Rabbit's Bits Run


(Reprinted with permission from author Matt Kirschenbaum of the BitCurator Project)

"On a drizzly Cambridge morning last May, Porter Olsen and I from the BitCurator team found ourselves in a basement room with personnel from Harvard’s Houghton Library, including digital archivist Melanie Wisner and Leslie Morris, one of the manuscripts curators. The star of the show, though, was Mr. John Updike, whose born-digital remains arrived unceremoniously in a big brown box.