internet

Start Date: 
28 Mar 2015
Hours: 
11:00AM-6:00PM
Cost: 
New Reduced Price: $50
Venue: 
Eyebeam
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In reaction to the opaque systems revealed to be at play online, artists, engineers and designers have been progressively exploring new ways to hand control back to web users. With this need for independence growing out of initiatives such as the Self-hosted and Internet-independent movements, Superglue provides users with the option for creating and hosting your own website from home. 

 
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This field guide to network infrastructure in New York City shows you how to identify the cables, cameras, sensors, and networks of fiber and power that increasingly shape the urban environment. 

Project Created: 
January 2015
 

Part one of the Archive documentary: features Brewster Kahle, founder of the Internet Archive and his colleagues Robert Miller, director of books, and Alexis Rossi, director of web collections. On a mission to create universal access to all knowledge, the Internet Archive’s staff have built the world’s largest online library, offering 10 petabytes of archived websites, books, movies, music, and television broadcasts.

The video includes a tour of the Internet Archive’s headquarters in San Francisco, the book scanning center, and the book storage facilities in Richmond, California.

 

IBM’s first magnetic disk memory storage, RAMAC. Total storage capacity: 5,000,000 characters (5 megabytes) 

 

What if maps had a 4th dimension, of history ? New York Public Library Labs  is building time machines for placing archival documents in space and time; a transformative tool for research in the digital humanities. 

http://maps.nypl.org/warper/

 
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