Author Archives: David Rinehart

News from the Internet Archive: 0002

News from the Internet Archive No. 2, 24 July 2012 Which Came First? Anyone visiting the Internet Archive’s Internet site has seen our logo: an abstract rendering of a classical building with four columns. And anyone visiting our San Francisco … Continue reading

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News from the Internet Archive: 0001

News from the Internet Archive No. 1, 18 June 2012 In this issue, Archive-It’s two hundredth partner, picks from our collection, Brewster Kahle talks about Internet Archive news, and more. Internet Archive Sues to Stop New Washington State Law The … Continue reading

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This week at the Archive | 9 January 2012

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

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This week at the Archive | 2 January 2012

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

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This week at the Archive | 19 December 2011

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

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This week at the Archive | 12 December 2011

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

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Art at the Archive: Thirty-Six Prime Shakespeare Sonnets in Four Movements

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

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This week at the Archive | 5 December 2011

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

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Brewster Kahle’s 30 November Long Now Talk

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

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This week at the Archive | 28 November 2011

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

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