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The New York Times turns to Google Cloud to digitize its photo archive

6 days ago   |   By Beta News

The New York Times is to digitize more than a century's worth of photographs, and it is going to use Google Cloud to do so. The NYT has a massive collection of photos dating back decades, and the plan is to digitize millions of images - some dating back to the late nineteenth century - to ensure they can be accessed by generations to come. The digitization process will also prove useful for journalists who will be able to delve into the archives far more easily in future. Until now, historic news articles and photos have been stored on microfilm...
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