Brewster Kahle

Brewster Kahle’s Internet Hall of Fame 2012 Induction Speech

in Internet Hall of Fame 2012

Back in 1980, work­ing with the arti­fi­cial intel­li­gence guys, we had this idea we were going to make smart machi­nes. But it need­ed to read good books, don’t you think?

Geek of the Week: Brewster Kahle

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We’re at a thou­sand dol­lars per giga­byte, which is what cur­rent disk dri­ves cost. The twen­ty ter­abytes that peo­ple esti­mate in ASCII that’s in the Library of Congress is just twen­ty mil­lion dol­lars. So that’s not very much mon­ey in terms of being able to store and retrieve [crosstalk] the Library of Congress.

Brewster Kahle at Aaron Swartz Day 2015

in Aaron Swartz Day 2015

I’d sug­gest it’s time to fix the World Wide Web […] and I’m going to sug­gest the way to do this is by build­ing a dis­trib­ut­ed Web. This is a call to build a dis­trib­ut­ed Web, to lock the Web open.

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