Sunday, March 04, 2012

Internet Archive’s Repository Collects Thousands of Books - NYTimes.com

Internet Archive’s Repository Collects Thousands of Books - NYTimes.com:

Check the full article for more on Brewster Kahle's book collection

"As society embraces all forms of digital entertainment, this latter-day Noah is looking the other way. A Silicon Valley entrepreneur who made his fortune selling a data-mining company to Amazon.com in 1999, Mr. Kahle founded and runs the Internet Archive, a nonprofit organization devoted to preserving Web pages — 150 billion so far — and making texts more widely available.

But even though he started his archiving in the digital realm, he now wants to save physical texts, too."
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