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Celebrate at the Internet Archive — 1024 — Thursday Oct. 24th

Internet Archive invites you to a fun evening in San Francisco on October 24th for our once-a-year celebration and announcements of new services. (And it just so happens to fall on 1024, which our fellow geeks will recognize as 2^10.)  We will drink and be merry with our friends, then gather together to tell you about the new steps we’re taking to guarantee permanent, free access to the world’s knowledge.  

October 24, 2013 : Free Admission, Donations Welcome
6pm – 7pm : Cocktails and Reception
No More 404s7pm – 8pm : Announcements
300 Funston Ave., San Francisco CA 94118

Please RSVP – we don’t want to run out of wine!

Some of the things we’ll share include:

  • ClapperNo more broken links. Help to wipe out dead links on the Internet and via new tools and APIs to websites and browsers automatically more reliable.  Down with 404s!
  • Quotable Television News.  A new interface for theTV News service ill allow journalists, bloggers and your news-addicted relatives to quote and cite clips from a massive, searchable Reader Privacyarchive of programs.
  • Reader Privacy for All.  We are helping to protect the reading habits of our users from prying eyes by increasing encryption and keeping less user data.
  • Bringing Old Software Back to Life.  First steps to bring the software for Apple II’s, Commodore 64′s etc back from cassette and to the web.
  • Petabytes, Gigabits, and More.  Come see for yourself!
Originally posted on The Internet Archive Blog by brewster.

Written by internetarchive

October 1, 2013 at 5:56 pm

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