library of congress
The Library of Congress is going to stop collecting every tweet ever posted
The government agency will still archive on a very selective basis.
On Dec 26, 2017 by Phillip Tracy
There’s a glaring typo in Trump’s official inauguration poster
This is just to much.
On Feb 13, 2017 by Andrew Couts
How will we preserve our digital future?
The Library of Congress was established in 1800. What will it look like 100 years from now?
On Apr 24, 2016 by Matthew Rozsa
It’s now legal to hack your car and your smart TV
The updates to a major copyright law only last for three years, at which point they may be renewed.
On Oct 27, 2015 by Patrick Howell O'Neill
150-year-old Mark Twain stories uncovered
Sterling insight into Twain's talent and literary outlook.
On May 6, 2015 by Curt Hopkins
Warren G. Harding’s sexy love letters are now online
Move over, Fifty Shades of Grey.
On Jul 29, 2014 by Audra Schroeder
These websites will go dark if the government shuts down
So far the Library of Congress and the Federal Trade Commission have confirmed their sites won't be accessible during a government shutdown.
On Sep 30, 2013 by [email protected]
Has the job of remembering officially been outsourced to the Internet?
The Internet is slowly but surely becoming a great, collective, living and breathing human memory bank, with little bits of history lodged in remote corners.
On Jul 31, 2013 by [email protected]
This 19th-century breakdancing video may be the oldest ever
A Thomas Edison-filmed video of a New York City street kid spinning on his head may be the first known footage of breakdancing.
On Feb 27, 2013 by Chase Hoffberger
Library of Congress accepts first emoji novel
Emoji Dick refashions Herman Melville's 212,000-plus words into emojis, those Japanese picture characters that kids send through text.
On Feb 19, 2013 by Chase Hoffberger
“Good librarianship” delays Library of Congress Twitter archive
Two years after announcing a deal with Twitter, the Library of Congress is still trying to figure out the best method for preserving tweets.
On Jul 19, 2012 by Kris Holt