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Computers & Technology

Featuring two television programs popular in the 1980's and 1990's: Computer Chronicles and Net Café, this library showcases videos about computing and technology. Collection topics include BBS, the Open Source movement, and Internet governance.

Many of these movies are available for free download.


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Duke Plays Games
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Major Door Concerns
Topics: dukeofthebump, let's play, spelunker party
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- Duke of the Bump
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7* 60 fps full combo
Topics: dukeofthebump, muse dash, rhythm games
Description In 2016 Nadia Eghbal released "Roads and Bridges: The Unseen Labor Behind Our Digital Infrastructure," which shines a light on how few people maintain the software that underpins a large amount of the internet and the services that run on it. The software world has rallied around Open Source Sustainability. Going with what they know, folks mostly focus on paying FOSS developers. Funding drives were funded. Foundations were founded. Startups started up. Venture capitalists...
Topics: open source, free software, FOSS, OSS, sustainability, open source sustainability, corporate open...
Description In 2016 Nadia Eghbal released "Roads and Bridges: The Unseen Labor Behind Our Digital Infrastructure," which shines a light on how few people maintain the software that underpins a large amount of the internet and the services that run on it. The software world has rallied around Open Source Sustainability. Going with what they know, folks mostly focus on paying FOSS developers. Funding drives were funded. Foundations were founded. Startups started up. Venture capitalists...
Topics: open source, free software, FOSS, OSS, sustainability, open source sustainability, business of...
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Indian Institute of Technology—Delhi Department of Computer Science and Engineering Talks by Visitors Speaker: Carl Malamud Date:2019-01-31 Time:12:00:00 (IST) Venue:Bharti Building #501 Abstract: For the past 30 years, Carl Malamud has helped place more than 5 crore pages of new information on the Internet. He’ll discuss how he helped place large government databases, such as the U.S. Patent Database, on the Internet for free access over the objections of government. He’ll also discuss...
Coding in public: Livestreaming your coding sessions Livestreaming video services like Twitch, Mixer, and Facebook Live are what all the dang kids use to show off how many dang points they can get in their dang video games, but there’s an increasing number of people livestreaming creative work. Jon explores how you can get started, how to get the most out of it, and how to have fun. Slides available here .
Topics: oscon, oscon19, oscon2019, software development, software engineering, coding, programming, game...
Description We will see a lot of companies on the OSCON 2019 keynote stage, each one sharing how much they love free and open source software. If you’re like many people in the audience, you probably will sit through these keynotes thinking “Wow! Gosh am I ever glad I got to hear from all of these Brands™! Hearing about their experiences really makes me feel like a part of the greater open source community! Yay, Brands™!” VM Brasseur gets it. To a lot of you these companies are...
Topics: open source, free software, FOSS, OSS, corporate open source, business of community
Description : VM (Vicky) Brasseur, Director of Open Source Strategy for Juniper Networks, joins us to talk about all things open source. She'll start with a presentation that will cover: * What _is_ open source? There's a Definition for that! * What are licenses and why are they important? * How can you find a project to contribute to? After the presentation she'll take any and all questions related to free and open source software. Slides : Without speaker notes With speaker notes
Topic: software development, open source, FOSS, free software, F/LOSS, contributing
Description : The open source concept and movement only came into being in the late 1990s. There are many among us who remember a time before this. Of those, most helped to shape the philosophy, laws, governance, and policies which are the foundation of the free and open source movement we enjoy today. But what happens when these people decide to retire? Who will carry the baton and lead the movement? Thankfully these people are still with us, helping to craft and lead FOSS. As we look at the...
Topics: ato, ato2019, open source, free software, FOSS, community management, open source sustainability,...
Description: Cloud native is now the default architecture for new and evolving software. While the approach has earned its way to the top of the heap, merit isn't the only factor that lead to its success. In this talk I'll explore the foundation that's given cloud native the solid base from which to reach for the skies. Slides: With speaker notes Without speaker notes
Topics: cloud native, cncf, open source, oss, FOSS, open source definition
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Action Item If you are a law student or solo/small firm practitioner, ⇉ click here to sign this amicus brief. ⇇ The signing period will close midnight May 9, 2019. Hello LAW PROFESSORS, LAW LIBRARIANS AND LEGAL EDUCATORS! We love you too! If you՚d like to sign, please ⇉ click here to sign this amicus brief. ⇇ Background In 2013, Public.Resource.Org, a non-profit corporation based in California, purchased, scanned, and posted the Official Code of Georgia Annotated (OCGA). The OCGA is...
Topic: OCGA
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Bassist Rin gets a +5 bonus to all bass telekinesis checks.
Topics: muse dash, rhythm game, bass telekinesis
Description In 2016 Nadia Eghbal released "Roads and Bridges: The Unseen Labor Behind Our Digital Infrastructure," which shines a light on how few people maintain the software that underpins a large amount of the internet and the services that run on it. The software world has rallied around Open Source Sustainability. Going with what they know, folks mostly focus on paying FOSS developers. Funding drives were funded. Foundations were founded. Startups started up. Venture capitalists...
Topics: open source, free software, FOSS, OSS, sustainability, open source sustainability, business of...
Internet Events
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Bangalore International Centre May 22, 2019 Making the Case for a Public Library of India Can India lead a global revolution in access to knowledge? In this talk, Carl Malamud will discuss some efforts in India to take some small initial steps to change how we access information. He will discuss public interest litigation in the Hon’ble High Court of Delhi with two co-petitioners to make all Indian standards available. In Bengaluru, the Indian Academy of Sciences has embarked on an ambitious...
Topics: Access to Knowledge, Bangalore International Centre
Interview conducted on 3 May 2019 at Sahapedia, New Delhi https://www.sahapedia.org/conversation-carl-malamud-case-universal-access-knowledge In the first half of this conversation with Sudha Gopalakrishnan, Carl Malamud talks about the beginnings of his career as an early Internet pioneer and a technologist and his experiences with American government bodies in making public data accessible. A skilled raconteur, Carl brings alive both the challenges of making data and knowledge public and the...
Topics: Mahatma Gandhi, Satyagraha, All India Radio, Internet Radio, Indian Academy of Sciences
Duke Plays Games
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Will this upload faster than youtube can process it? Only time will tell
Topics: dukeofthebump, let's play, phantasy star iv
Description In 2016 Nadia Eghbal released "Roads and Bridges: The Unseen Labor Behind Our Digital Infrastructure," which shines a light on how few people maintain the software that underpins a large amount of the internet and the services that run on it. The software world has rallied around Open Source Sustainability. Going with what they know, folks mostly focus on paying FOSS developers. Funding drives were funded. Foundations were founded. Startups started up. Venture capitalists...
Topics: open source, free software, FOSS, OSS, sustainability, open source sustainability, business of...
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Two good doggos.
Topics: dukeofthebump, let's play, spelunker party
Internet Events
- Carl Malamud
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Talk by Carl Malamud at the Internet Archive's annual celebration for 2019.
Topics: spinning, bread labor, Internet Archive, India
Description This event is sponsored by DevOpsDays Seattle but is open to the public. Attend to learn how to craft superb conference talks! Our trainer will be VM Brasseur. Whether you're an experienced conference speaker or a newbie, there's something for you to learn about creating the best conference talks possible. This material is usually presented in a four hour interactive session. For this training, it has been condensed down to two hours. Both of the videos contain the same material....
Topic: software development, public speaking, technical presentations, tech conference