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Category Archives: News
(Cited in Forbes) Because of recent news reports, I wanted to cross check the cost feasibility of the NSA’s recording all of the US phonecalls and processing them. These estimates show only $27M in capital cost, and $2M in electricity … Continue reading
Thanks to a recent $1 million grant from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, we will be expanding our TV News Search & Borrow service that enables everyone to search, quote and borrow U.S. television news programs. Launched … Continue reading
An unclassified document from the National Security Agency from 2007 has some nice words to say about the Internet Archive, Brewster Kahle, and the Wayback Machine. “The Wayback Machine is, very simply, one of the greatest deep web tools ever … Continue reading
Brewster Kahle is honored to receive the 2013 LITA/Library Hi Tech Award for Outstanding Communication in Library and Information Technology this year. It will be awarded at the American Library Association meeting in Chicago in June. http://www.ala.org/news/pr?id=13005
As a free service to Richmond residents, the Internet Archive has installed a 70 foot tower on its physical archive building in Richmond California to offer free and fast Internet to those with roofs that can see the tower. Those … Continue reading
Photo storage and organization service Trovebox announced today that they added support for storing your photos at archive.org. Or as they put it: Check out their announcement. We’re excited to host their patrons’ photos and keep them safe.
[Update: Upgrade is done, we were offline twice, as we predicted (and are sorry about), but now we have twice the power. Thank you PG&E, Ralf Muehlen, and the Archive engineers.] This week, we are doubling the power coming into … Continue reading
Just over 8-1/2 years ago, I wrote a multi-process daemon in PHP that we refer to as “catalogd”. It runs 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, no rest! It is in charge of uploading all content to our … Continue reading
Internet Archive announces today the addition of over 450,000 journal articles from the JSTOR Early Journal Content collection. Early Journal Content is a selection of pre-1923 materials from more than 350 journals and includes articles in the arts and humanities, … Continue reading
When it comes to collaborative culture, tumblr is where it’s at – and we’re ready to jump in. We’re not going to just redirect this blog, though, we’re opening up our tumblr URL to anyone interested in messing around with … Continue reading
The Internet Archive jumped into bitcoin in 2011 after many people asked to donate bitcoins– a non-techy set up our wallet (good sign), and we got about $2,000 worth of donations that first year. In 2012 we got about $6,000 … Continue reading
Since 1997, a dedicated team of scanners and curators have been assembling a collection of historical computer and technology-related items. This collection, called BITSAVERS.ORG, contains tens of thousands of documents and software products dating back from the 1950s and into … Continue reading
The UCLA Library recently launched a remarkable broadcast news research and education platform, Broadcast NewsScape. The service is accessible online to users on the UCLA campus. Platform managers hope to expand access throughout the UC system later this year. NewsScape … Continue reading
Please join filmmaker Brian Knappenberger, journalists Quinn Norton and Ryan Singel and lawyer Thomas Nolan for a showing of “We Are Legion: the Story of the Hacktivists.” (trailer) The documentary about the hacker/activist group ‘Anonymous.’ Recorded Video of the Panel Friday, … Continue reading
The Internet Archive would like to take donations and sell some swag for bitcoins via our wordpress blog. There are a number of quality third-party plug-ins we could use, but we are dreaming of a simple system that has no … Continue reading
Ok, this is a geeky post. For web designers it is important to watch what is the distribution of user’s browser and browser/Operation system combinations. Just for those that care, here is yesterday’s breakdown for us. There are many other … Continue reading
We have been testing out a new uploader, currently in beta. The new uploader allows our users to preset metadata for their items, which is useful if you are uploading many items. When using the new uploader, the metadata editor … Continue reading
We have been working on a new HTML5 version of the uploader, and it is now available in beta if you’d like to try it out: http://archive.org/create/ (look for the Beta Uploader button). The new uploader is capable of uploading … Continue reading
[Aaron Swartz worked for and with the Internet Archive for years.] Aaron was threatened with 35 years in prison for being accused of something my library actively encourages: bulk downloading of library collections. Some are calling it “hacking”, which … Continue reading