The Great 78 Project – Community Preservation, Research, Discovery of 78rpm Records edit / delete

An subproject. The papers about how they're doing the digitisation are very interesting; there's a nice study of what stylus size to use for various eras/manufacturers of 78s, for example.

to 78 archive music record retrotech vinyl ... on 12 September 2017

masonmark/Dash-Board-for-Newton-OS edit / delete

"This is the (very belated and procrastinated) open source release of Dash Board for Newton OS." Complete with story about recovering the source from a MacOS version of CVS and getting it to build in emulation...

to archive cvs macos newton recovery retrocomputing source ... on 15 December 2013

The Survival of American Silent Feature Films: 1912-1929 edit / delete

Detailed report on American silent films: how many survive, and the process that lead to their preservation or destruction. Thought-provoking for those who're interested in more recent media history -- e.g. how to preserve software effectively.

to archive film movie preservation silent ... on 07 December 2013

odie5533/WarcMITMProxy edit / delete

This is basically an implementation of my everything-archiving-proxy idea.

to archive http https ideas mitm proxy warc ... on 24 October 2013

The Shareware CD Archive : Free Software : Download & Streaming : Internet Archive edit / delete

Not just shareware and not just CDs -- various retrocomputing media.

to archive internet-archive retrocomputing software ... on 07 September 2013

ddar: de-duplicating archiver edit / delete

Interesting idea -- it's like tar, but aggressively looks for duplicates, so you can do incremental backups into it -- but it seems like it'd be prohibitively inefficient for network backups. I guess what we really need is a "ddrsync".

to archive backup software ... on 25 November 2012

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