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DJ Spooky’s QUANTOPIA: THE EVOLUTION OF THE INTERNET

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We live in a world that is full of algorithms. We have an unconscious relationship to code and numbers. Even creativity is now quantified by data. — DJ Spooky The Internet Archive is pleased to announce that tickets are now on sale for … Continue reading

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Join us for A Grand Re-Opening of the Public Domain

It’s time to celebrate!  For the first time in decades, new creative works such as Cecil B. DeMille’s 1923 silent film, “The Ten Commandments,” Kahlil Gibran’s classic “The Prophet,” and Virginia Woolf’s third novel, “Jacob’s Room,” will enter the public … Continue reading

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Now you can donate your favorite altcoin to the Internet Archive

Got Clams? Maybe some extra XRP lying around? Is your Litecoin portfolio flush and you’d like to share the love? Now you can! Thanks to Changelly, the Internet Archive is able to accept donations in a whole new variety of … Continue reading

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Open Libraries Forum: recap & reflection

On October 18 more than 50 library leaders from across the U.S. and Canada joined us at our headquarters in San Francisco for our Open Libraries Forum.  We’ve been holding an annual forum for more than ten years, using the … Continue reading

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Wasted: A case study for controlled digital lending

The recent nomination and appointment of Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court offered a timely opportunity to demonstrate how controlled digital lending can be used by libraries to circulate digital copies of books that are out of print or … Continue reading

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Bread and Puppet Theater: The Basic Bye-bye Show

On October 27, 2018 The Internet Archive presented The Basic Bye-bye Show by the Bread and Puppet Theater.  The Basic Bye-bye Show is a series of quiet object fantasies in black, white, and grey inside a small fabric stage printed with … Continue reading

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Decades of music celebrating Audiovisual Heritage

In honor of World Day for Audiovisual Heritage (October 27) we’d like to take you on a brief tour through seven decades of digitized music and audio recordings from 1900 through 1970.  We’ve been working to digitize 78rpm discs for the … Continue reading

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Bread and Puppet Theater: The Basic Bye-bye Show

[Now done, some pictures from the event] The Internet Archive is proud to present a show by the Bread and Puppet Theater on Saturday October 27, 2018 at 7:00 pm.  The Basic Bye-bye Show is a series of quiet object fantasies … Continue reading

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“Make It Weird”: Building a collaborative public library web archive in an arts and counterculture community

This post is reposted from the Archive-It blog and written by guest author Dylan Gaffney of the Forbes Library, one of the public libraries participating in the Community Webs program. Whether documenting the indie music scene of the 1990s, researching the … Continue reading

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Soundwave 8 Biennial Festival at the Internet Archive: XUXA SANTAMARIA

We are excited to have the experimental music and video duo XUXA SANTAMARIA perform an original work “Untitled (Wall)” at the Internet Archive as part of the Soundwave 8 Biennial Festival on Friday October 26, 2018 at 7pm. XUXA SANTAMARIA … Continue reading

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