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Tags  →  archaeology

The Deleted City is a digital archaeology of the world wide web as it exploded into the 21st century.

"In an heroic effort to preserve 10 years of collaborative work by 35 million people, the Archive Team made a backup of Geocities just before it shut down.

The resulting 650 Gigabyte bittorrent file is the digital Pompeii that is the subject of an interactive excavation that allows you to wander through an episode of recent online history."
cool!! modern technology squares with architectural intuition
baseball caps and bone t-shirts will never go out of style
From the page: "currently considered the oldest known shrine or temple complex in the world, and the planet's oldest known example of monumental architecture"
great perspective on agriculture's local effects on ecosystems