An archive is an accumulation of historical records or the physical place they are located. Archives contain primary source documents that have accumulated over the course of an individual or organization's lifetime, and are kept to show the function of that person or organization. Professional archivists and historians generally understand archives to be records that have been naturally and necessarily generated as a product of regular legal, commercial, administrative or social activities. They have been metaphorically defined as "the secretions of an organism", and are distinguished from documents that have been consciously written or created to communicate a particular message to posterity.
In general, archives consist of records that have been selected for permanent or long-term preservation on grounds of their enduring cultural, historical, or evidentiary value. Archival records are normally unpublished and almost always unique, unlike books or magazines for which many identical copies exist. This means that archives are quite distinct from libraries with regard to their functions and organization, although archival collections can often be found within library buildings.
Archive files are particularly useful in that they store file system data and metadata within the contents of a particular file, and thus can be stored on systems or sent over channels that do not support the file system in question, only file contents – examples include sending a directory structure over email.
Beyond archival purposes, archive files are frequently used for packaging software for distribution, as software contents are often naturally spread across several files; the archive is then known as a package. While the archival file format is the same, there are additional conventions about contents, such as requiring a manifest file, and the resulting format is known as a package format. Examples include deb for Debian, JAR for Java, and APK for Android.
Creative Technology Ltd. is a Singapore-based global company headquartered in Jurong East, Singapore. The principal activities of the company and its subsidiaries consist of the design, manufacture and distribution of digitized sound and video boards, computers and related multimedia, and personal digital entertainment products.
It also partners with mainboard manufacturers and laptop brands to embed its Sound Blaster technology on their products.
The firm began as a computer repair shop, where Sim Wong Hoo developed an add-on memory board for the Apple II computer. Later, they started creating customized PCs adapted in Chinese. A part of this design included enhanced audio capabilities, so that the device could produce speech and melodies. The success of this audio interface led to the development of a standalone sound card.
In 1987, they released a 12-voice sound generator sound card for the IBM PC architecture, the Creative Music System (C/MS), featuring two Philips SAA1099 chips. Sim personally went from Singapore to Silicon Valley and managed to get RadioShack's Tandy division to market the product. The card was, however, unsuccessful and lost to AdLib. Learning from this, Creative produced the first Sound Blaster, which included the prior CM/S hardware but also incorporated the Yamaha YM3812 chip (also known as OPL2) that was found on the AdLib card, as well as adding a component for playing and recording digital samples. The firm used aggressive marketing strategies, from calling the card a "stereo" component (only the C/MS chips were capable of stereo, not the complete product) to calling the sound producing micro-controller a "DSP" (for "digital sound processor"), hoping to associate the product with a digital signal processor (the DSP could encode/decode ADPCM realtime, but otherwise had no other DSP-like qualities).
"Creative" was released in November 2008 as the third single from Leon Jackson's debut album Right Now. To promote the track Jackson appeared on the official BBC Children in Need 2008 show performing the song as an "exclusive" as this was the first time Jackson had performed the track. The song went onto debut at number 94 on the UK Singles Charts.
The music video for "Creative" shows Jackson performing the song in front of a big band. Also, in the video Jackson is trying to impress a female which features in the video. Throughout the video the female does not pay much attention to Jackson but however towards the end of the video the female seems to pay slight attention to Jackson.
PITTSBURGH — Sure, "Archive 81" is largely set in and around New York City. But to Matt McGorry, who plays podcaster Mark Higgins in the Netflix horror series, "Archive 81" is as much about where it was actually shot — western Pennsylvania — as it is the Big Apple... He feels like all the time they've spent together is obvious in "Archive 81.".
Over the coming weeks, hundreds more recipes will be added from the WFC archives. "The culinary art that we see from these champions is truly outstanding and creative work," McCloud noted ... to search, download and collect rare, archival, celebrity and hard-to-find recipes.
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Her creative work has been recognized by The One Show, L�rzer's Archive, AAF ADDYs, and more ... Throughout her nearly decade-long career at Johnson & Sekin, Kat's creative strategy and calculated execution has been instrumental in growing the agency's client services and its digital experience arm.
Antonio Conte is a talented coach, but has reiterated he is no magician ... RELATED ARTICLES ... Share ... Teddy Sheringham's goals and creativity inspired the comeback that night. You can bet Conte won't be delving into the archives looking for answers or inspiration, but there is plenty the current Spurs team can learn from that famous win two decades ago ... .
Russians love winter because of its endless outdoor leisure opportunities, and making a snowman is one of them ... These photos take us on a journey through the past ... L.Knyazeva family archive/russiainphoto.ru. Creativity and imagination are always key when making a snowman or woman ... Boris Kuznetsov/Marina Voronina archive/russiainphoto.ru ... ....
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Nearly half the U.S. was in drought, and extreme temperature spikes disrupted power supplies just when people needed cooling or heating most. In all, the costliest U.S ... 10, 2022. Full coverage ...No. 1 ... No ... This story is a roundup of articles from The Conversation’s archives ... This article is republished from The Conversation under a CreativeCommons license ... .
Or TLC, Backstreet Boys, or the Rolling Stones, all of whom are revisited in this season’s collection of TommyJeans... As one of the first designer brands to creatively collaborate with musicians, from hip-hop to rock ‘n roll, it is revisiting the Tommy Jeans archives with a new vintage merch-inspired capsule collection ... www.ssilife.com.ph .
Valentino’s present creative director, Pierpaolo Piccioli, had recently announced ‘Valentino Archives’ for the brand’s SpringSummer ’22 Hate Couture collection on the 30th anniversary of the Spring Summer ’92 collection that this dress is from.
But how? Other than an interview she did with the Archives of American... This photograph, which would go on to become among the best known in California art history (it’s the one the Archives of American Art interviewed Eve about in 2000), was Eve’s first successful creative act.
A YouTube creator who goes by NASS revived video footage obtained from the Internet Archive , and colorized it with added sound, to reveal what California looked like almost a century ago ... All 35mm video clips that were restored became available under CreativeCommonsFair Use through the Internet Archive ... .