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A Bitcoin Adventure in Four Parts —by Brewster Kahle, Digital Librarian Part One: The Deposit I am proud to say I succeeded in donating BitCoins to the Internet Archive, but it took some doing. For your entertainment, here is … Continue reading
Ten Petabytes (10,000,000,000,000,000 bytes) of cultural material saved! On Thursday, 25 October, hundreds of Internet Archive supporters, volunteers, and staff celebrated addition of the 10,000,000,000,000,000th byte to the Archive’s massive collections. We also announced full 80Terabyte web crawl to researchers; … Continue reading
How to operate your brain This piece, featuring Timothy Leary, is from a series of video shorts produced by Retinalogic in the nineties. It seems more like the sixties than the nineties (perhaps that was the intention?), and it’s long … Continue reading
In the Suburbs (1957) A look at suburbia sponsored by Redbook: Here is a priceless view of the socio-economic conditions which led to what we now have to live with. — recommended by David Cox http://www.archive.org/details/IntheSub1957 Eiffel Tower You probably … Continue reading
Scrooge (1935) Ah, who conveys the holiday spirit better than Scrooge? This is the original English version, some fifteen minutes longer than the version edited for Americans with short attention span. http://www.archive.org/details/Scrooge1935 — recommended by Leslie Graham Little Master’s English-Telegu … Continue reading
The animal kingdom, arranged according to its organization, serving as a foundation for the natural history of animals : and an introduction to comparative anatomy (1834) Once upon a time, a time before learned scientists talked about string theory and … Continue reading
One of the many things I enjoy about being an artist in residence at the Internet Archive is the access to myriad resources. For a recent piece, I downloaded all one hundred and fifty-four of Shakespeare’s sonnets. I then selected … Continue reading
Compute Magazine The first issue of Compute Magazine from 1979 provides an interesting perspective on the birth of the personal computer industry. For example, there’s an ad for an eight-inch floppy drive for $1,295 ($3,800 adjusted for inflation). http://www.archive.org/stream/1979-Fall-compute-magazine/Compute_Issue_001_1979_Fall#page/n0/mode/2up — … Continue reading
Here’s Long Now cofounder Stewart Brand’s summary of Wednesday night’s talk. Universal access to all knowledge, [Internet Archive founder] Kahle declared, will be one of humanity’s greatest achievements. We are already well on the way. “We’re building the Library of … Continue reading
Man-Eaters of Kumaon I was shooting with Eddie Knowles in Malani when I first heard of the tiger which later received the official recognition as the “Chapawat man-eater.” That’s how Jim Corbett began his 1944 book, Man-Eaters Of Kumaon. On … Continue reading
Cluck Ol’ Hen Another is this first or possibly second known recording of the classic fiddle tune Cluck Ol’ Hen from Fiddlin’ Powers. Simple and repetitive, but is has a bounce that I don’t hear in any other versions since. … Continue reading
San Francisco Oakland Bay Bridge; a technical description in ordinary language (1936) Here’s a fascinating book describing the building of the entire San Francisco (California) Bay Bridge, which opened seventy-five years ago. It’s full of fabulous illustrations. http://www.archive.org/details/sanfranciscooakl00mens — recommended … Continue reading