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  1. Finding Aid

    SIA RU009533, Minicomputers and Microcomputers Videohistory Collection, 1987

    • Date: 1987
    • Creator: Smithsonian Institution Archives

  3. She Blinded Me With . . . Software?

    • Date: March 7, 2013
    • Creator: Kira M. Sobers
    • Description: In this interview, Roberta Williams describes how she creates the story and graphics for a computer game, King's Quest.

  5. Finding Aid

    SIA Acc. 13-083, Museum Computer Network, Records, 1979, 1986-2006

    • Date: 1986 1986-2006 1979, 1986-2006
    • Creator: Museum Computer Network
    • Creator: Smithsonian Institution Archives

  7. Link Love: 10/18/2019

    • Date: October 18, 2019
    • Creator: Deborah Shapiro
    • Description: Link Love: a weekly post with links to interesting videos and stories about archival issues, technology and culture, and Washington D.C. and American history.

  9. Blog Post

    Holding on to Virtual Worlds

    • Date: June 23, 2010
    • Creator: Marvin Heiferman
    • Description: [caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="385" caption="Games, by Axel Tregoning, Creative Commons: Attribution 2.0."][/caption] While some people seem to enjoy fantasizing about doomsday scenarios and the end of the “real” world, a recent piece on Ars Tehchnica’s website makes it clear that virtual worlds don’t last forever, either.

  11. Preservation of Executable Files

    • Date: July 24, 2012
    • Description: As archives begin to receive executable files, archives must think about if and how to preserve them so their content lasts.

  13. Blog Post

    Avatar. A Photographic Game-Changer?

    • Date: January 20, 2010
    • Creator: Marvin Heiferman
    • Description: A few days ago, I went to an IMAX 3D showing of Avatar to see for myself if the movie is a “game-changer,” as many have suggested. And, it is, but in a way no one seems to be focusing on—the way it acknowledges and exploits photography’s power to shape both everyday and alternate realities. What struck me, as soon as the movie started, was how sophisticated the film’s

  15. Two floppy disks labeled with the ZooArk info. One is from the rhino files and the other is from the tiger files.

    Where Will This Lead? Exhibits, Zoos and Video-dating

    • Date: January 14, 2020
    • Creator: Ricc Ferrante
    • Description: Investigating digital files from the 1980s turns up software that let people play matchmaker–for endangered species. Let’s see where this leads.

  17. Volunteer Petrina Foti with the NMAH Computer Collections

    Volunteer Appreciation: Petrina Foti

    • Date: April 11, 2017
    • Creator: Lisa Fthenakis
    • Description: We celebrate Volunteer Appreciation Month by recognizing Petrina Foti, whose work contributes to our oral history collections.

  19. Document

    | Smithsonian Institution Archives

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      Clean Sweep in the New Year: Organizing Digital Photos

      • Date: January 4, 2011
      • Creator: Lynda Schmitz Fuhrig
      • Description: Access the official records of the Smithsonian Institution and learn about its history, key events, people, and research.

    • Smithsonian Institution flag football team versus Howard University Hospital, 1980.

      Welcome to Smithsonian Football!

      • Date: February 7, 2017
      • Creator: Patrick Milhoan
      • Description: A brief history of the Smithsonian staff flag football team.

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