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Lessons Learned: The DWeb Summit UX/UI Workshop

Guest post by Iryna Nezhynska What should the user experience be for the Decentralized Web?  This is a short recap about how designers from blockchain and decentralized tech organizations all over the world gathered at the Decentralized Web Summit — … Continue reading

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Getting Ready for DWeb Camp: A Conversation with Kelsey Breseman

Earlier this week, I spoke with Kelsey Breseman, a rockstar engineer and entrepreneur working to solve climate change, protect public access to scientific data, and build a better web. Equal parts concrete problem solver and utopian dreamer, in her spare … Continue reading

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Most 20th Century Books Unavailable to Internet Users – We Can Fix That

The books of the 20th century are largely not online.  They are mostly not available from even the biggest booksellers. And, libraries who have collected hard copies of these books have not been able to deliver them in a cost-efficient, … Continue reading

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Internet Archive Responds to UK Online Harms White Paper

The United Kingdom has proposed a broad new regulatory framework for dealing with harmful content online in its Online Harms White Paper. The Internet Archive is concerned that the new framework could have problematic unintended consequences for digital libraries. Below … Continue reading

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The Internet Archive’s 2019 Artists in Residency Exhibition

The Internet Archive’s 2019 Artist in Residency Exhibition New works by Caleb Duarte, Whitney Lynn, and Jeffrey Alan Scudder Exhibition: June 29 – August 17, 2019 Ever Gold [Projects]1275 Minnesota StreetSuite 105San Francisco, CA, 94107 Hours: Tuesday – Saturday, 12-5 pm … Continue reading

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Internet Archive Partners with University of Edinburgh to Provide Historical Web Data Supporting Machine Translation

The Internet Archive will provide portions of its web archive to the University of Edinburgh to support the School of Informatics’ work building open data and tools for advancing machine translation, especially for low-resource languages. Machine translation is the process … Continue reading

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Please Donate 78rpm Records to the Internet Archive’s Great 78 Project

Good news: we have funding to preserve at least another 250,000 sides of 78rpm records, and we are looking for donations to digitize and physically preserve. We try to do a good job of digitizing and hosting the recordings and … Continue reading

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Money and Utopia at the Internet Archive

Guest blog post by Author Finn Brunton The history of money is history itself. From the accounting and contracts of Sumerian cuneiform tablets (the earliest written language) to buried coin hoards, stamps and letters of credit, Incan khipu knot-counts, or … Continue reading

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The IA Client – The Swiss Army Knife of Internet Archive

As someone who’s uploaded hundreds of thousands of items to the Internet Archive’s stacks and who has probably done a few million transactions with the materials over the years, I just “know” about the Internet Archive python client, and if … Continue reading

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The Future of Canadian Copyright Looks Bright

Canada updated its copyright laws in 2012, with the mandate that the new provisions be reviewed in 5 years. Over the past 2 years the Canadian government has been studying the impacts of the law (the comments we submitted last … Continue reading

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