Wednesday, October 21, in San Francisco, the Internet Archive will honor the Grateful Dead at what archive.org calls their biggest celebration of the year.
It seems the awesome approach to business taken by the Dead for so many years has caught their eye.
Tickets are free, you just need to sign up. Here are the event details:
Building Libraries Together
Celebrating the Passionate People Building the Internet Archive
Wednesday, October 21
at the Internet Archive
300 Funston Avenue, San Francisco
6 p.m. Reception & Hands-on Demo Stations
7 p.m. Program begins
Come honor our partners–the hackers and historians making amazing things with the Internet Archive's collections.
And we'll present the first Internet Archive Hero Award to the Grateful Dead–Pioneers in Sharing.
Come try these Hands-on Demos:
SCAN a book with our next generation Scribe
LISTEN to a vintage recording
EXPLORE political TV ads and funny films
PLAY a 3-D video game with the Oculus Rift
VIEW Grateful Dead memorabilia
ENJOY free food, drink and music!