Archiving GeoCities: my full interview with Jason Scott
About a year ago, Yahoo shut down GeoCities. Before the site was shuttered forever, a group called the Archive Team decided to grab as much GeoCities content as possible. They got almost a terabyte, and now plan to release it all as a torrent.
My CBC Radio tech column this Tuesday will be about GeoCities, The Archive Team, and web ephemera. As research, I interviewed Jason Scott of textfiles.com, one of the minds behind the Archive Team.
Due to time restraints, I usually only play short clips from my interviews on-air. But this was so interesting, I asked Jason for his permission to post our whole chat on this site. He agreed, so here it is (runs 58:12): [audio:http://blip.tv/file/get/Dmisener-JasonScottInterview888.mp3]