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Jason Scott

Free Range Archivist and Software Curator, Archive.org

Jason Scott is a Free Range Archivist and Software Curator at the Internet Archive, a non-profit tasked with saving the content of the world. His work includes everything from overseeing the mass ingestion of data, to running metadata/description programs against collections, or reaching out to third parties to discuss partnerships with the Internet Archive.

His most visible projects at Internet Archive have been the Internet Arcade and Console Living Room, which provide playable historical games in the browser, and the Software Library, which has playable emulated software on a range of computer systems.

Other high-profile projects have been the Malware Museum (an exhibit of viruses), tens of thousands of uploaded periodicals and pamphlets, and the assistance of the uploading of hundreds of thousands of miscellaneous items in partnership with contributors and outside archives.

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