ASCII by Jason Scott

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Archive for September, 2016

The Festival Floppies —

In 2009, Josh Miller¬†was walking through the¬†Timonium Hamboree and Computer Festival in Baltimore, Maryland. Among the booths of equipment, sales, and demonstrations, he found a vendor was selling an old collection of 3.5″ floppy disks for DOS and Windows. He bought it, and kept it. A few years later, he asked me if I wanted […]

Who’s Going to be the Hip Hop Hero —

People often ask me if there’s a way they can help. I think I have something. So, the Internet Archive has had a wild hit on its hand with the Hip Hop Mixtapes collection, which I’ve been culling from multiple sources and then shoving into the Archive’s drives through a series of increasingly complicated scripts. […]