Category Archives: News

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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Books in Browsers Keynote Speech, by Brewster Kahle

Video of the Books in Browsers presentation, October 21, 2010.  If you prefer to read about the contents of this speech, please see below.  (You can get the high quality version of this video on the Internet Archive.) Books in … Continue reading

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Books In Browsers 2010 Day 2

9:05  Bob Stein of If:Book Bob Stein of If:Book showing the value of the conversation around books and how this has been proven in previous generations. 9:39 Richard Nash,, on how discoverability begins with the writer.  Writers! yay! 10:18 … Continue reading

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Books In Browsers 2010 Today at Internet Archive

The annual event at Internet Archive, Books In Browsers, has just kicked off. A great crowd is here in the newly renovated headquarters. Peter Brantley,organizer if the event, from Internet Archive is intoducing the first speaker. 9:23 Allen Noren of … 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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Banned Books Week

Tomorrow is the end of Banned Books week. We have a collection of banned and challenged books that you can find at We currently have 74 that can be found on banned and challenged books lists around the internet. … Continue reading

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MegaReader iPhone App Gives Access to Internet Archive’s 1.8 Million Free Books in a Personalized Reader

from prweb: Inkstone Software today announces the launch of MegaReader—a highly customizable iPhone eBook reader that gives users the choice of over 1.8 million free books on the internet. The MegaReader app has been designed to tap into book catalogs … Continue reading

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NASA on The Commons

From, 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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The Fourth Generation Petabox

Behind all the cool stuff users see on is some serious hardware. I was curious about the ongoing development of data storage here at Internet Archive. I spent a little time with Mario, Master of the Machines, while he … Continue reading

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Then and Now

With the continued difficulties in the economy and the comparison often heard to the Great Depression I thought I’d search the Archive for some perspective. While unquestionably there was hardship and suffering, I was heartened to see footage from two … Continue reading

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Want to discuss the Wayback Machine or Internet Archive’s web archive?

Over on the web group’s blog is a post inviting input on the Wayback Machine and Internet Archive’s web archive. You can post comments and suggestions. There’s also some useful links. Check it out at -Jeff Kaplan

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New Firefox Add-on for searching the Wayback Machine

Fellow time travelers, We have a new Firefox add-on that allows you to search the Wayback Machine from your browser. You can get it at: For those who have yet to travel back in time, the Internet Archive Wayback … Continue reading

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Please help again…Senate to vote on bill to preserve jobs at Internet Archive

Friends of Internet Archive, I’m back to ask your help again in getting S. 4213 passed this week to preserve and create jobs at the Archive. The bill would extend the JobsNow program. The House passed there version of it … Continue reading

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Call for Applications for the K-12 Web Archiving Program

From the Archive-It team: If you were a K12 student which websites would you want to save for future generations? What would you want people to look at 50 or even 500 years from now? These questions are central to … Continue reading

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We need your help

We love what we do here at Internet Archive and hope you do too. We’ve grown immensely over the past year in large part because of a program that is little known outside of San Francisco called JobsNow. It is … Continue reading

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