Friday 2 July 2021, 10.00-12.00 am This panel, which is organized by the WARCnet network, aims to analyze web archiving and web archives during an unexpected and disruptive event: the COVID-19 crisis. Combining analysis by web archivists and scholars, it addresses several issues currently at stake, may it be with regards to the historization and … Continued
Gustavo Gomez-Mejia, “La fabrique de la désuétude. Regards diachroniques sur Geocities et Myspace”, in Valérie Schafer (ed.) Temps et temporalités du Web [en ligne]. Nanterre : Presses universitaires de Paris Nanterre, 2018. Available at http://books.openedition.org/pupo/6088 Abstract: Cette étude revient sur le déclin progressif de sites jadis emblématiques comme Geocities et Myspace dont les intrigues sont mises en parallèle. A partir d’une … Continued
Kyle Chaya, “The great Web 1.0 revival“, Gizmodo, 28 October 2012. ” (…) We’re tired of being told what to do, what to see, and how to interact online by platforms that resemble rat mazes more than sandboxes. We’re nostalgic for the close-knit, DIY nature of the early web, where everything was smaller, from the … Continued
Michael Stevenson and Anne Helmond, “Legacy systems: internet histories of the abandoned, discontinued and forgotten”, Internet Histories, 4:1, 1-5, DOI: 10.1080/24701475.2020.1725854 Read more : – Introduction to the special issue in open access – Content of this special issue
Viktor Mayer-Schönberger, Delete: The Virtue of Forgetting in the Digital Age, Princeton University Press, 2009. A review of the book by Matthew Longshore Smith in Identity in the Information Society 2 (December 2010) is available.