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archive project

British Library starts archiving UK webpages

www.guardian.co.uk
Every public tweet and Facebook entry in the UK could eventually be archivedMaterial on 1bn webpages from nearly 5m .uk websites, plus public tweets and Facebook entries, are to preserved for the historical record at six libraries in the UK and Ireland.The archive project, aimed at preserving a digital record...
British Library starts archiving UK webpages
Google Cultural Institute helps launch Nelson Mandela Digital Archive project

The Google-funded Nelson Mandela archive goes live online

thenextweb.com
The Nelson Mandela Digital Archive project might still a work-in-progress, but the multimedia archive has gone live today, and it seeks to document the life and times of the former South African president and anti-apartheid activist. The project is the work of the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory, which you...
The Google-funded Nelson Mandela archive goes live online

BBC suspends technology officer after Digital Media Initiative failure

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Almost £100m written off by BBC as digital archive project is scrapped to avoid 'throwing good money after bad'The BBC has suspended its chief technology officer and admitted wasting nearly £100m on a five-year project intended to make the corporation "tapeless", saying that to continue with the project would be...
BBC suspends technology officer after Digital Media Initiative failure

Google Street View Launches Imagery Of Deserted Town Next To Fukushima Nuclear Plant

techcrunch.com
Two years after the devastating Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami, Google has made available Street View images of Namie-machi in the Fukushima exclusion zone. The area encompasses Fukushima Daichi Nuclear Plant, which after the disaster was the scene of the largest nuclear disaster since Chernobyl. The 360-degree panoramic imagery, showing ruined buildings...
Google Street View Launches Imagery Of Deserted Town Next To Fukushima Nuclear Plant
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