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#976401 - 12/12/16 05:52 PM Internet Archaeology  
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When I retired in 2008, Emory had a webdrive service, with each user allocated 100 Mb of space. A year or two after retirement, the quota for retirees was cut to 50 Mb, but that only meant that new additions couldn't be made; existing content remained available. Emory eventually got rid of webdrive entirely, and switched to Box, which I didn't care to use.

In 2006 I rode by motorcycle to Alaska and back, and I maintained a blog (without blogging software), The Lone Librarian Rides Again, during the entire 45 day trip, updating almost daily. Although I have locally stored copies of every page and photo from the trip, I never got around to re-creating the web site, which I assumed was gone forever. On a lark this morning, I found the entire site preserved in the Internet Archive.

What a lovely Christmas present!


Don't fix it if it ain't broke, don't break it if you can't fix it.
#976420 - 12/12/16 09:42 PM Re: Internet Archaeology [Re: Selden]  
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A great report on a great ride!

I'm glad you found it.


Larry
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#976431 - 12/12/16 11:20 PM Re: Internet Archaeology [Re: Selden]  
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There are a few cases of "link rot" but since it's an archival snapshot, I can't fix them.

The Alaska ride was one of the peak experiences of my life.


Don't fix it if it ain't broke, don't break it if you can't fix it.
#976437 - 12/13/16 02:16 AM Re: Internet Archaeology [Re: Selden]  
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Still stands the test of time Selden. Most excellent. I treasured your advice. And yes I will be back.

wave

MB>


74 R90S
98 K1200RS
03 1150RT
04 DRZ400
15 1200RTW

......and a Jeep Rubicon

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#976492 - 12/14/16 12:43 AM Re: Internet Archaeology [Re: Selden]  
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Great ride report and pictures, thanks for taking me along clap


Norm

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2011 DL650
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#976534 - 12/14/16 05:40 PM Re: Internet Archaeology [Re: Selden]  
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The Internet Archive is a 501(c)3 non-profit, you can make a tax deductible contribution (US anyway) and it will be matched right now.

#976615 - 12/16/16 05:49 PM Re: Internet Archaeology [Re: Killer]  
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Originally Posted By: Killer
The Internet Archive is a 501(c)3 non-profit, you can make a tax deductible contribution (US anyway) and it will be matched right now.


Maybe a worthy cause, since it's preserving our roots (click link, pick a backup date, and browse Cary's BMW R1100RT Resource Page).

#977025 - 12/25/16 12:51 AM Re: Internet Archaeology [Re: Joe Frickin' Friday]  
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Selden,
Thank you for taking me on this journey.
Merry Christmas.

Ron C.


Life's too short to put up with crappy tires.

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