A field trip to the Internet Archive

Thanks to Rob Pegoraro for the very nice article that appeared Tuesday in the Washington Post.

A snippet from the article:

A field trip to the Internet Archive by Rob Pegoraro
Many people think of the Internet Archive only as the home of the Wayback Machine, the site that lets you see what pages looked like years ago.

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But the archive is also of the real world, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that makes its home in a former church in the Richmond neighborhood here. Archive founder Brewster Kahle took an hour to show me around the place and talk about its work — an increasing amount of which has little to do with old Web pages.”

You can read the full article at: http://voices.washingtonpost.com/fasterforward/2010/05/a_field_trip_to_the_internet_a.html

-Jeff Kaplan

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4 Responses to A field trip to the Internet Archive

  1. askj says:

    how about a gallery for images?

    archive has books, movies and music but no real support for images such as photography :/

  2. Wow, great post. I always thought of the WayBackMachine as well, but it’s true, its the whole world!

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