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  1. Aug 2018
    1. Vene­tians

      The Venetian Republic which lasted a millennium is famous for its archival practice. It virtually documented everything.

  2. Jul 2018
  3. Sep 2017
  4. www.softwareheritage.org www.softwareheritage.org
    1. This is interesting, could it become something like the LOCCS / CLOCCS for software? I like that you can check if your own code is already in their archive.

      It's a French initiative, and was founded by https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/French_Institute_for_Research_in_Computer_Science_and_Automation. I don't know what their long term sustainability model is going to be.

  5. Jul 2017
  6. Apr 2017
    1. What technology does the archive use? The archiving system fetches links using an enhanced version of wget, with a little extra intelligence about fetching dependencies. Every crawled page gets stored in a single directory, and the links rewritten to point to the local copy.

      Simple explanation

  7. Sep 2014
    1. The cacophony of the crowd erases the past and affirms the present. It started with search and now its accelerated with the now web. I dont know where it leads but I almost want a remember button — like the like or favorite. Something that registers something as a memory — as an salient fact that I for one can draw out of the stream at a later time.