Algorithmic Auditing, the Holocaust, and Search Engine Bias

In this guest post, Mykola Makhortykh discusses what algorithmic auditing of search engines can reveal about image searches and Holocaust knowledge online.

How can we archive online commemorations?

2020 marked the 75th anniversary of the liberation of many Nazi concentration camps and the end of WWII. From March, major commemorations planned to be held onsite and in-person were rapidly moved online. Amidst all of the challenges the Covid-19 Pandemic has presented museums, this shift to digital commemoration offers a unique opportunity for us to archive these events for the first time. This blog post considers what it might mean to archive a (digital) event.