Monday, June 17, 2002
The Seattle Times: Business & Technology: Digital library of knowledge doable dream "Out of the Internet Archive's offices in San Francisco, he and his staff are busy filling terabyte after terabyte with the digital images, sounds and text of our times. It costs $2,000 to add a terabyte (1 million megabytes) of storage to the archive. Kahle considers that a pittance compared with the $25 billion a year spent on libraries. ... Kahle puts his goal simply: "Universal access to all human knowledge." Unreachable? Hardly, he says. ... Kahle has put together "The Wayback Machine," a record of home pages back to the Web's infancy. Want to know what Microsoft.com or Yahoo! looked like in the old days? Check Archive.org."