Internet Archive to honor the Grateful Dead

Wednesday, October 21, in San Francisco, the Internet Archive will honor the Grateful Dead at what 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!

Get your free ticket here.