the Wayback Machine

Read the article in this week’s New Yorker (January 26, 2015) by Jill Lepore about Internet archiving, the digital historical “record,” link rot, and the disappearance of the WorldWideWeb. It’s titled “The Cobweb.” How long will the magazine’s link last, I wonder?

I archived this blog a few minutes ago, but given the unreliable nature of non-profit funding, how long will even archive.org be in existence?

wayback machine

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