New Download From The Mickey Hart Band Supports Hurricane Sandy Relief Efforts
Friends of BitTorrent and Archive.org, The Mickey Hart Band, are releasing new music to benefit Hurricane Sandy relief efforts. With the donation of your choice (even a tweet counts), you can download Jersey Shore: a new song, a live show recorded on the Jersey Shore last August, and tracks from Mysterium Tremendum. Do some good,…
Friday Download: Zombie Apocalypse
Tomorrow is Groundhog Day. Maybe it’ll be an early spring. Maybe it’ll be six more weeks of winter. Or maybe: it’ll be the Zombie Apocalypse. Enjoy your last days on earth with five free downloads from the Internet Archive.
Will you watch Super Bowl XLVII in Ultra HD?
Originally published on ZDNET. Will you watch Super Bowl XLVII in Ultra HD? The answer is “no”, but not for the reasons you might think.
Friday Download: Spirit Animals
In today’s Friday Download: all things animal, with live shows from Animal Collective, Giant Panda Guerrilla Dub Squad, and White Rabbits, antiquarian Bird-lore from the Audubon Society, and an audiobook version of Jack London’s White Fang. All courtesy of Internet Archive. Ready to reconnect with your spirit animal? Read on for the download links.
Introducing BTC: A Torrenting Shortcut
We’ve been experimenting with a tool designed to complement the µTorrent UI, and save time by automating repetitive tasks. With apologies to shortcut-haters everywhere, we’d like to introduce BTC.
Welcome To The Lab
We believe in an open Internet. One where innovation belongs to all, and not some. One where creators and coders are given options. Not rules. Those are lofty statements and big ideals. But here’s a small step in that direction. Today, we’re opening up BitTorrent Labs. It’s an Alpha site for our Alpha projects –…
Featured Content: An Epic Meal Time Video Exclusive
It’s breakfast time in San Francisco. And today, we’re eating LIKE A BOSS. To help launch Epic Meal Time’s new show, Epic Chef, we’re releasing two exclusive videos (and two new tracks) to BitTorrent users. Want sweet, sweet bacon in your face? Of course you do. Download the BitTorrent Bundle, and learn how to make…
Friday Download: In The Words of Dr. King
One year ago today, we won a victory for Internet freedom. One week ago, we lost a hero of the open world. Foundational human rights – equality, expression – are more fragile than they should be. And it’s in this light, and with this knowledge, that we remember and honor the work of civil rights…
This week, we lost a technological pioneer and, more importantly, a friend. Aaron Swartz made a profound impact during his short life and now it’s time to honor his contributions. On Thursday, January 24th, a memorial is being held at the Internet Archive in San Francisco. There are also hackathons being organized around the world…
Friday Download: Across the Universe
Space. All those planets and stars, son. This week, we rummaged through the codes and stacks of the Internet Archive with the universe on our mind. We watched Buckminster Fuller explain it all. We went Around the World in 80 days. We got extraterrestrial with the Grateful Dead. We traveled with Dr. Doolittle. And we…