Digital art crash

November 26th, 2008

Europe thought too big. As soon as the mother-of-all digital library Europeana.eu got launched 20 November, 10 million hits per hour caused the entire system to crash. If curious, check out their laconic apology.

For a timely Google alert and quirk of fate I was able to view all the Vermeer images before the site struck ground and I can guarantee the wait will be worth it for scholars and public alike.

If you want to know exactly what Europeana is, click here.

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