Friday, April 18, 2014

Open access to the past

Talk about a valuable resource: British Pathe has uploaded its entire collection of moving images, digitised in 2002, to YouTube. As a result, 3,500 hours of footage - covering everything from the Chernobyl disaster to a prototype robot called George from 1950 - are now freely accessible to anyone with an internet connection. There goes my plan to be constructive today...

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