Author Archives: jeff kaplan

Open Call for tumblr Collaborators

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

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Memorial for Aaron Swartz in SF at Internet Archive Thurs 7pm

  Dear Friends,Please join us as we gather to remember Aaron Swartz on the evening of Thursday, January 24th. Reception at 7:00pm Memorial at 8:00pm at the Internet Archive 300 Funston Avenue San Francisco 94118 Speakers will include Danny O’Brien, … Continue reading

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Internet Archive & EFF successfully block Washington State law

Earlier this year the Internet Archive with EFF’s help joined a suit to challenge the enforcement of a new Washington state law, SB 6251. While the law was intended to curb advertising for underage sex workers, the language was overly … Continue reading

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Launch of the DigiBaeck Project

The Internet Archive, working with the Leo Baeck Institute, is pleased to be a part of the Oct 16, 2012 launch of their DigiBaeck project, a massive (formerly print) archival collection of history pertaining¬† to German speaking Jewry. Robert Miller, … Continue reading

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Our Ten Petabyte Party: Live Streamed or In Person! Thurs Oct 25th 6-7:30PT

Please join us for a free reception and short presentations, Thursday, October 25th from 6 to 7:30pm, in person, or live streamed at http://toc.oreilly.com/: Television News Broadcasts are now Searchable (350,000 of them!) All of Balinese Literature now online and … Continue reading

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Downloading in bulk using wget

If you’ve ever wanted to download files from many different archive.org items in an automated way, here is one method to do it. ____________________________________________________________ Here’s an overview of what we’ll do: 1. Confirm or install a terminal emulator and wget … Continue reading

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“Please, sir, I want some more.”

You want it, you got it!¬† Happy 200th Mr. Charles Dickens. 1,345 books               a few movies: Oliver Twist Scrooge A Christmas Carol     96 audio items  

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Rick Prelinger’s “Lost Landscapes of San Francisco 6” Tuesday Jan 24 7:30pm at the Internet Archive

Rick Prelinger will be presenting his latest version of Lost Landscapes of San Francisco at the Internet Archive. Lost Landscapes of San Francisco 6 (2011) is the latest in a series of historical urban explorations, made from home movies, industrial … Continue reading

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Internet Archive joins protest of PIPA / SOPA legislation

San Francisco, CA – On January 18, 2012, Internet Archive joined the thousands of internet websites that went dark in protest of the proposed SOPA and PIPA legislation. 12 Hours Dark: Internet Archive vs. Censorship Hackers & Founders organized a … Continue reading

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