The Famous 'NESticle' Emulator’s Stolen Source Code Has Been Preserved
The release and preservation of the stolen source code to the iconic 90s NES emulator NESticle reflects a new chapter in a controversial saga with deep roots.
How to Download the Books That Just Entered the Public Domain
Public Domain Day was yesterday, but you were probably hungover, so here’s how to download the tens of thousands of books that became legal to download for free in 2019.
This 20-Year-Old Is Archiving Thousands of Flash Banner Ads From the Early 2000s
He's saved 4 gigabytes of ads so you can relive the old days of online casino and Lower My Bills ads.
The Internet Archive Fixes 9 Million Broken Links on Wikipedia
A heroic, knowledge-saving task involving two of the most important organizations on the internet.
70 Long-Lost Japanese Video Games Have Been Discovered in a 67GB Folder of ROMs on a Private Forum
They were found in a folder called "DO NOT UPLOAD."
The Internet Archive Can't Preserve the Web's History by Itself
The Joy Reid saga highlights the strengths and weaknesses of web archiving.
Michael L. Nelson
Relive the Golden Age of Tiger Electronics Handhelds Thanks to the Internet Archive
To save these games, the Internet Archive had to destroy them.
The Pentagon Has the Worst PowerPoint Slides You’ve Ever Seen
The military is just like us—it can’t PowerPoint either.
Inside the Insane Plan to Build an Unofficial Archive of All of Instagram
Instagram is trying to shut down the project, which has already archived nearly 600 TB of photos from tens of thousands of accounts.
These Ancient GIFs Are a Dose of Good Internet
A treasure trove of early computer graphics.
A 15-Year-Old Has Saved an 80GB Archive of Apple Videos From YouTube’s Censors
A massive archive of files deleted by YouTube has been saved as a huge torrent file.
What's Dead May Never Die
Flash Will Never Die
Hobbyists and internet historians will never forget—or stop using—everyone's least favorite browser plugin.