Join us for an Archive Experiments Hackathon
|when:||September 23, 2017|
|where:||Internet Archive, San Francisco or Remote|
|rsvp:||Register on Eventbrite|
|chat:||ArchiveExperiments on Gitter|
Champions of open-access, unite! Internet Archive will be sponsoring an Experiments day, just before their big October 11th event. Let's work together to show the world what our community is capable of — Let's make knowledge more accessible to those who need it most.
Experiments created for the hackathon have a chance of being showcased online and at the Internet Archive's public aniversary event in October.
If you cannot attend in person, remote participation will also be supported and encouraged.
- 10:30am - Registration — join us for bagels & cream cheese + Ritual Coffee
- 11:00am - Welcome & Introductions (streamed on youtube live for remote guests)
- 11:45pm - Lunch: Pizza* + Time to Socialize & Brainstorm
- 12:30pm - Project Ideas — facilitated by Sahar Massachi
- 1:00pm - Hack Time — let the creativity begin
- 5:00pm - Closing Remarks — find ways to continue your experiments!
- 5:30pm - Doors close — we're a volunteer event; help us tear down!
*We'll have vegan, vegetarian, and meat pizza options from DNA Lounge
- Decentralizing the Web for Academic Journals
- Annotations for Books and Wayback
- Metadata for Books and other multimedia: Team with Long Now Foundation's Manual for Civilization project match their library to digital copies on the Open Library. Team with Wikidata to improve Open Library author and book data.
- Experimental Prototypes and interfaces to help users better discover and use open access content like books, music, etc.
- The event will be live-streamed on youtube live: https://zoom.us/j/419878918
- You can join us on live: https://gitter.im/ArchiveExperiments/Lobby
The sky is the limit:
> We have millions of hours of Television
> We have millions of Books
> We have billions of captures of the Web
> We have thousands of emulated Games
> We have millions of live concert tracks and Music
> We have hundreds of thousands of Academic Papers
Everyone is welcome:
Librarians, designers, researchers, programmers, and people with interesting ideas are all welcome!