Category Archives: Cool items

Ted Nelson and Zigzag

One of the great things about the Internet Archive is the sense of adventure. There are always creative ideas bouncing around. Many of them come to fruition and occasionally some fail. In the spirit of innovation the inimitable Ted Nelson … Continue reading

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Ted Nelson Launches His Autobiography at Internet Archive

    On October 8, 2010, Brewster Kahle and Internet Archive hosted Ted Nelson’s book launch for his autobiography “Possiplex.” It was a special evening. There was a wide array of guests, including some of Ted’s closest collaborators. Ted Nelson … Continue reading

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Little Known Classics You NEED To Watch!

The classic, the rare, the obscure…you movie junkies love this stuff. It’s always cool to discover the weird films made by familiar faces. Kudos Matt Holmes and Peter Willis of Obssessed With Film for assembling a Top 10 of little … Continue reading

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NASA on The Commons

From nasaimages.org, a service of Internet Archive: Internet Archive, NASA, and Flickr are together launching NASA on The Commons, a new way to view and interact with photos from NASA. NASA on The Commons invites the public to contribute information … Continue reading

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Top 40 best free legal movies you can download right now

Sean P. Aune at tech.blorge has put together a great list of movies on archive.org.  From his blog: The Internet Archive works to bring together anything and everything that resides in the public domain, and that includes movies.  We’ve gathered … Continue reading

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New NASA Images Guest Showcase: June Lockhart

From NASA Images: NASA Images is proud to welcome June Lockhart to the Guest Showcase line-up in June Lockhart: The NASA Diaries. June has been involved with NASA for years.  She has attended shuttle launches, opened the Kids Space Museum … Continue reading

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New Open Library Search Engine add-on for Firefox

We’ve developed a Firefox add-on that allows you to directly search Open Library from your browser’s toolbar search field. To install it: 1. Go to: https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/144222/ 2. Check the “Let me install this experimental add-on.” button 3. Click “Add to … Continue reading

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