Author Archives: Wendy Hanamura

Calculating the True Value of A Library that is Free

By Omar Rafik El-Sabrout We live in the era of Venmo and CashApp, when after a nice meal with friends, you no longer have to argue over who will pick up the bill. On the surface, this is an extremely … Continue reading

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Claim your Passport to Knowledge at the World Night Market

Our job is providing ‘Universal Access to All Knowledge.’Knowledge comes from many places. Explore. Enjoy. Leave your mark. —Brewster Kahle,     Founder & Digital Librarian, Internet Archive We invite you to join us for the Internet Archive’s biggest bash of the … Continue reading

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What Happens When Everyone who Experienced an Event is Gone?

How do we mark an event in time? The Etruscans used the concept of saeculum, the period of time from the moment something happens until the time when everyone who experienced that event has died. For Japanese Americans who were … Continue reading

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SAVE THE DATE: Internet Archive’s Biggest Party of the Year

This October, the Internet Archive is going global and we invite you to join us for World Night Market, Wednesday, October 23rd from 5-9 PM at our headquarters in San Francisco. This annual bash is your passport to explore the … Continue reading

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Branding the Decentralized Web

The Decentralized Web is a concept. It’s a set of technologies. It’s a network of builders and designers and dreamers. What started with small gatherings in San Francisco, London, Los Angeles, Toronto and Berlin is growing into a global movement. … Continue reading

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Spark New Ideas & Technologies at DWeb Camp 2019

You’re Invited to the DWeb Camp 2019 On July 18-21th, the Internet Archive is convening a special gathering around decentralized technologies and principles for a more open, private, secure Web. Builders and Dreamers: join us for a meaningful long weekend … Continue reading

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Coming this Summer: The First DWeb Camp

How do we build a better Web? The Web we want, the Web we deserve? A Web with no central points of control? Since 2016, we’ve been calling this the Decentralized Web (DWeb for short) and now we are inviting … Continue reading

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CRYPTO CHALLENGE: 3 Donors will match any Crypto Donation this week, 3-to-1!

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season … Continue reading

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Stories that Move Us

I have always been a storyteller. It’s how I make sense of the world and share what I value most. And it’s why I have come to love December. Because during this month, when we ask our community to support … Continue reading

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Archiving as Activism: Environmental Justice in the Trump Era

By the Environmental Data & Governance Initiative In November 2016, the U.S. elected a new president who had sworn to roll back important environmental protections, dismantle the EPA, and who had once called climate change a “hoax.” In the context of … Continue reading

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