Information Access Seminar

What’s New with the Internet Archive’s Wayback Machine?

Friday, February 15, 2019
3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
107 South Hall
Mark Graham

Mark Graham will review various projects related to the missions of “Universal Access to All Knowledge” and efforts to “Help Make the Web More Useful and Reliable”. He will share updates about work with Wikipedia sites to fix broken links and provide direct access to hundreds of thousands of books from Wikipedia articles. He will review new features of the Wayback Machine, new related API and browser extension functionality, and new projects to archive news and social media. In addition he will want to hear from everyone, requests and suggestions, about how they think the Wayback Machine can be made more useful and ideas about new collaborations and projects.

Mark Graham, director of the Wayback Machine at the Internet Archive, has been inventing, building and operating pioneering online services for more than 30 years. Most recently as SVP with NBC News Digital. He co-founded the NGO Association for Progressive Communications, creating AOL’s interface to the Internet (Gopher and WAIS), leading technology and business development at The WELL, and building a platform to crowd-source and distribute live-video citizen reporting from mobile devices.

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January 31, 2019