Historiography of Internet Collections
Some thoughts on time, place and use of Internet Archives
- Alexei Shulgin refresh project
Example of the linked image of a plastic bag later updated to remove the bag.
First idea of an "Image Tracer" came in relation to images of Ayaan Hirsi Ali.
Wikipedia / history flow Example: Evolution
"the work is as much the history of its use as the code"
License form for submitting a work to an archive
Rhizome / Rhizome Tags
- Example of artist submitted tags
- "active" tags
- if a tag becomes popular, rhizome may choose to make if official
Example: runme.org, a software art repository
- Ability to see a history of change of terms
- runme doesn't offer the possibility to view the history of tags, but we can use the [wayback machine] to do this.