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Dear Sister, Your DSN Website

Use Your DSN Website Imagination

By © 2021 Lyno Sullivan and Carbonic.live

Sunday, March 21, 2020, 8 AM

Greetings Sister, 

Thank you for joining me on this page in Carbonic.live. I draw your attention to any subdomains to the left of the “Carbonic.live” root domain and the page folders to the right of Carbonic.live root domain. The subdomains to the left of the domain define where your website is located on the internet. The page folders provide the location of data content and software services within your site.

The blog post you are reading is located at this URL https://carbonicprod.wpengine.com/2021/03/21/dear-sister-your-dsn-website/

The above words convey meaning by an example. If you look in the upper left of your screen you will see “carbonic.live”, known as the “domain”. Were you to see “oliver.sullivan.carbonic.live/WWII” you would rightly expect to find digital copies of Oliver’s World War II. 

Oliver Archives

Imagine a family website named “Oliver.Sullivan.Carbonic.live”? That is the website where carbonic.live would store all of the pictures, writings, audio recordings, video recordings, and serve as the archives of Oliver’s Life. One thousand years from now the digital artifacts of Oliver’s life can be preserved and made available to someone living on Mars. How cool is that?

How Cool is That?

Gathering all of Oliver’s digital data together and putting it at his own website subdomain in the cloud is just the beginning. We will perform artifact handling workflow steps that are different for each kind of artifact. 

A Built-in Workflow Manager

Your DSN and my DSN contain a workflow manager. They can interact with your DSN. When your Todo List receives an action request, a task is created in your Todo List to assign the who, what, where, when, and why. Sometimes the same basic workflow decision steps are performed by you and your computer.

 will be followed for the audio recordings made by Mom and other family members. I could store digitan copies of anything in the Oliver archives to my archive website. Subject to sharing permissions, everyone can have the same digital media at their respective websites. The workflow will complete the copying step using workflow automata. 

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Carbonic.live Money Flow

Carbonic.live adds value to the pricing equation in these ways

  1. The consumer subscribes to the Carbonic.live for $24 per month (retail cost)
  2. Carbonic.live subscribes to the CCX Core at $12 per month (wholesale cost) and adds value.
  3. Carbonic.live ends up with $12 per month net income to be divided according to its money flow distribution pattern.
  4. As an example money flow distribution pattern, consider how Carbonic.live might divide the $12 per month. $1 per month sales commission goes to the Sales Agent who made the sale. The rest of the $12 per month covers overhead, operating costs, capital investor ROI, time investor ROI, and your profit.

Sell Physical and Digital Assets

You can have an auction capability available with your DSN. Were you to want such a thing to be available to you, it is an easy matter. I could write a computer program where, at a click of your pointer you could have a WooCommerce Store where you could buy and sell products. It would take a few minutes at most to plugin a collection of new DSN features that would help you fulfill your imagination. 

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Family Archive Project

Carbonic.live Needs Helper Time
On a Family Archive Project

Project Location: Woodbury, MN, USA 55125

Please email your proposal to team@carbonic.live of Woodbury, Minnesota, 55125. Be sure to use an email address that will work for you for the long-term. In the email title please use “Lyno Archive Help: <your help proposal title>”. Please keep the proposal to three pages maximum length, including your brief Resume.

Summary Prerequisites

  • You must be 18 years old or older and a U.S. Citizen. You must sign a non-disclosure agreement promising to keep the project contents and operations secrets. The archive collection contains physical and digital artifacts including patent, trademark, copyright, and trade secret. This applies until the information is published publicly on a public page on the internet.
  • You must record your time and submit your time records for billing purposes.
  • You must be able to drive your car to the worksite or carpool with other Team Members.
  • You must be reliable and show up on-time on a recurring basis.
  • You must be a Student at a Twin Cities campus.
  • It helps if you are eligible for Work Study assignments.

Customer Project Title: Lyno Project

Lyno is my given name. I am the owner of the artifacts disclosed in this “Help Wanted” blog post at the Carbonic.live blog site https://carbonicprod.wpengine.com/ where I am the “Customer” of the Lyno Family Archive Project. I make final decisions as to the workflow to be employed for each artifact type.

Roles You Can Play

The following Project Roles are up for your consideration. Do you have the requisite job skills and capabilities, experience, and an interest in one of the Project Roles listed below? Please explain in your Proposal. Use your imagination to describe how you would like to fit in. How will your involvement with the Lyno Project advance your educational aspirations and goals? Pick one or more roles that interest you and elaborate on them in your proposal, that you email to team@carbonic.live for consideration.

  • Customer role in taken by Lyno
  • Project Archivist — works directly with customer in forming the archive vision and plan. Most likely the Project Archivist and the Project Leader will be the same person.
  • Project Leader — is responsible for making sure that the workflow steps are followed. The Project Archivist makes sure the workflow is followed in order. The archivist is responsible for making sure that each archival step is properly completed and all provenance is gathered and preserved.
  • Coordinator — team members likely have other responsibilities in addition to their work on the archival project. Identify gaps in skills or resources, and then begin to locate people to resolve staffing issues.
  • Writer and Interviewer — audio record provenance and write up the Customer stories told.
  • Project Workflow Worker does tasks as assigned
  • Project Workflow Architect helps design, document distributed network architecture, APIs, and the application of automated and manual workflows.
  • Project WordPress Developer helps maintain the WordPress parts of the Carbonic.live family of websites.
  • Project AWS Developer helps maintain the AWS parts of the Carbonic.live family of websites, comprising databases, storage, computing, analytics, workflow steps, automated and manual steps, queue management, background, batch, serverless, etc.
  • Label Printer Operator prepares the shipping label used to identify the contents of plastic bags and contents. For printed content and ISBN or other information is collected and input to the Label printing step. Content boxes and bags may be nested. All receive a unique shipping label with serial numbers barcodes, QR codes.
  • Scanner Operator stands at an overhead scanner and snaps pictures of pages. The scanner works with pages, books, and magazines. Afterwards artifacts get placed into their boxes and plastic bags.
  • Supplies Inventory Specialist orders supplies and manages inventories of supplies for general office and shipping purposes.
  • Magnetic Media Conversion has equipment for digitizing mono and stereo reel to reel tapes, cassette tapes, VHS tapes, Beta tapes and various audio recorders.
  • Photograph Collection of photos from prints. Scanning of negatives.
  • Digital Files Organizer deals with a vast number of nested directories filled with much content duplicated numerous times.
  • Website content Editor, Author, Contributor, and Subscriber
  • Social Media Promotion Expert
  • Genealogist to study Family Tree

Lyno Project Artifact Types and Workflows

  • Oliver Library – Oliver is Lyno’s father and teacher throughout life. By virtue of a long story I, Lyno, came by the remaining collection of the books that Oliver read over his lifetime. Oliver summarized each book at the front and sometimes he added margin notes. There is a large overhead scanning effort for these book covers and annotated pages. Then the books may be auctioned off through the Carbonic.live store and others will be retained in the main library.
  • Various family records of ancestors related to me by genealogical bloodlines require scanning of Mother Helen and her sister Phylis’s work on tracing the family tree. They corresponded with letters with the keepers of various records of births, deaths and marriages in England, Ireland, and Scotland. There is a overhead scanning workflow that ends up in a subsequent genealogy workflow.
  • Various collections of interesting magazines and books from the 70’s. Through the tech bubble burst of the 2000’s and through the technology years and beyond. These magazines will go through a subsidiary workflow
    • scan ISBN
    • record condition of book or magazine
    • enter target recipient email address
    • enter target physical delivery address
  • Collections of vinyl and other analog media going back to mono reel to reel tape, as well as digital media
  • Nested directories of massively duplicated files
  • Directories filled with digital photographs
  • Movies needing editing
  • Disk drives needing data recovery (SCSI, PCI bus)

Archivist Duties and Responsibilities

Archivists perform many workflow step tasks based upon their specialization. The following core duties and responsibilities are for archivists in general:

Analyze Materials

As an Archivist for the Lyno Archive Project you will handle a wide variety of materials, including documents, books, paintings, maps, films, audio archives, video archives, and so forth. They analyze materials, historical context, physical condition, and content of the material. They will gather provenance from Lyno and other family members he designates.

Preserve Collections

Archive Project leaders and members are responsible for preserving materials correctly. They select archival conservation and storage techniques. In general equipment is cataloged and stored in electrostatic drives. If archive materials require specific environmental conditions, then the archivists will recommend risks and solutions. Lyno or his designee will make final decisions.

Manage Information

You will design and maintain organizational systems to keep track of all archive materials. Computer-based databases will be used for greater efficiency and ease of access. You will developing metadata, preparing indexes, meta-tags, and descriptions of materials. You will convert these into digital formats when possible.

Archivists may make records more available to the public through photocopies and scanned images.They will conduct research on requested topics.

Promote Archive Content

Archivists promote individual materials or collections, encouraging the public to visit the archives at the website.

Work Study

Carbonic.live need to locate Archivist Team members from a Twin Cities college to take on a family archivist project. Further, we seek students seeking Work Study opportunities learning and practicing Archivist technology and methodology.

Google Search: archivist <school>Twin Cities work study internship
https://www.lib.umn.edu/about/employment


Student jobs

The Lyno Project seeks to hire students in many types of jobs within the Lyno Archive Project. Whether you enjoy working with books, analog media, digital media, technology, teams, or all of the above, working on the Lyno Archives Project can help prepare you for success. 


Internships

We seeks to locate a paid internship for a current graduate student or a recent graduate as an Archives Research Assistant to assess, survey, inventory, and describe material related to the Lyno Archive historical files.