Category Archives: News

Emulation in the Browser adds WebAssembly

Since we introduced our approach to Emulation in the Browser (now simply called The Emularity) back in 2013, there’s always been plans to continually improve the experience and advance the various web technologies that make it happen. As of today, … Continue reading

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Betting on Bitcoin? Better see this film — Monday, February 26

We all know this person: the friend who bought a new car with her Bitcoin earnings during the boom. The uncle who moved his retirement funds into cryptocurrencies and lost his shirt after the bust. So why is everyone suddenly … Continue reading

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TV News Record: New search, important data, & more fact-checks

A round up on what’s happening at the TV News Archive by Katie Dahl and Nancy Watzman. Additional research by Robin Chin. This week we present new TV news search features, inventory data of TV news recordings from GDELT, and … Continue reading

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PINEAPPLE FUND CHALLENGES DONORS WITH $1 MILLION MATCHING GRANT TO THE INTERNET ARCHIVE

Cryptocurrency investors may be on a vertiginous ride right now, but one early Bitcoin believer is turning crypto gains into social good. The anonymous philanthropist behind the Pineapple Fund wants to inspire others to support the Internet Archive by matching … Continue reading

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78s Bring the Past to Life

For many of us, music is an integral part of our memories.  It evokes a period of time in our lives, or inspires specific recollections.  Music can also conjure times long past, outside of our personal memories.   When we … Continue reading

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From Giving Big with Bitcoin to Embracing Ethereum!

A little bit(coin) funds a lot of bytes. If you use the Internet Archive regularly, no doubt you saw the banner flying above our navigation bar during the month of December. As a charity funded by you —our users— the … Continue reading

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TV News Record: State of the Union, past and future

A round up on what’s happening at the TV News Archive by Katie Dahl and Nancy Watzman. Additional research by Robin Chin. When President Donald Trump takes the podium to deliver his first official State of the Union address to … Continue reading

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Digital Books on archive.org

Many people think of the Internet Archive as just the Wayback Machine or just one collection or another, but there is much more.  For instance, books! As a nonprofit library we buy and lend books to the public, but we … Continue reading

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Building Digital 78rpm Record Collections Together with Minimal Duplication

By working together, libraries who are digitizing their collections can minimize duplication of effort in order to save time and money to preserve other things.  This month we made progress with 78rpm record collections. The goal is to bring many … Continue reading

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Why We Do What We Do

This month we were powered by 75,000 donations big and small.  One supporter in Zimbabwe even sent us Twenty Billion dollars!  But what keeps us going is, quite simply, you.  Your words of encouragement and support remind us why we … Continue reading

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