Brewster Kahle

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Brewster Kahle (born October 22, 1960) is an American computer engineer, Internet entrepreneur, internet activist, advocate of universal access to all knowledge, and digital librarian.wikipedia
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Alexa Internet

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Kahle founded the Internet Archive and Alexa. In 1992, he co-founded, with Bruce Gilliat, WAIS, Inc. (sold to AOL in 1995 for $15 million), and, in 1996, Alexa Internet (sold to Amazon.com in 1999 ).
Alexa Internet was founded in April 1996 by Brewster Kahle and Bruce Gilliat.

Internet Hall of Fame

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In 2012 he was inducted into the Internet Hall of Fame. Kahle is a member of the Internet Hall of Fame, a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, a member of the National Academy of Engineering, and serves on the boards of the Electronic Frontier Foundation, Public Knowledge, the European Archive (now Internet memory) and the Television Archive.

List of Internet entrepreneurs

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Brewster Kahle (born October 22, 1960) is an American computer engineer, Internet entrepreneur, internet activist, advocate of universal access to all knowledge, and digital librarian.

Wayback Machine

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In 2001, he implemented the Wayback Machine, which allows public access to the World Wide Web archive that the Internet Archive has been gathering since 1996.
Internet Archive founders Brewster Kahle and Bruce Gilliat launched the Wayback Machine in 2001 to address the problem of website content vanishing whenever it gets changed or shut down.

Internet Archive

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Kahle founded the Internet Archive and Alexa.
Of these, over 2 million were scanned by Internet Archive itself, funded either by itself or by MSN, the University of Toronto or the Internet Archive's founder's Kahle/Austin Foundation.

Thinking Machines Corporation

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After graduation, he joined Thinking Machines team, where he was the lead engineer on the company's main product, the Connection Machine, for six years (1983–1989).
The program wide area information server (WAIS), developed at Thinking Machines by Brewster Kahle, would later be influential in starting the Internet Archive and associated projects, including the Rosetta Project as part of Danny Hillis' Clock of the Long Now.

Internet Memory Foundation

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Kahle is a member of the Internet Hall of Fame, a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, a member of the National Academy of Engineering, and serves on the boards of the Electronic Frontier Foundation, Public Knowledge, the European Archive (now Internet memory) and the Television Archive.
An announcement at the opening of the Cross Media Week in Amsterdam during September 2006 included a quote from Brewster Kahle, who founded the Internet Archive.

Danny Hillis

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The emphasis of his studies was artificial intelligence; he studied under Marvin Minsky and W. Daniel Hillis.
The team included Sydney Brenner, Richard Feynman, Brewster Kahle, and Eric Lander.

Public Knowledge

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Kahle is a member of the Internet Hall of Fame, a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, a member of the National Academy of Engineering, and serves on the boards of the Electronic Frontier Foundation, Public Knowledge, the European Archive (now Internet memory) and the Television Archive.
Gene Kimmelman is president and CEO, Charles Duan is director of its Patent Reform Project, and its directors include Internet Archive Director and Co-founder Brewster Kahle, and former FCC Commissioner Michael J. Copps.

Wide area information server

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There, he and others developed the WAIS system, the first Internet distributed search and document retrieval system, a precursor to the World Wide Web.
Two of the developers of WAIS, Brewster Kahle and Harry Morris, left Thinking Machines to found WAIS Inc in Menlo Park, California with Bruce Gilliat.

Connection Machine

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After graduation, he joined Thinking Machines team, where he was the lead engineer on the company's main product, the Connection Machine, for six years (1983–1989).

Wikimania

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Speakers included Jimmy Wales, Lawrence Lessig, Brewster Kahle, Yochai Benkler, Mitch Kapor, Ward Cunningham, and David Weinberger.

Digital library

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Brewster Kahle (born October 22, 1960) is an American computer engineer, Internet entrepreneur, internet activist, advocate of universal access to all knowledge, and digital librarian.

Scarsdale, New York

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Kahle grew up in Scarsdale, New York, and went to Scarsdale High School.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

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He graduated from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1982 with a Bachelor of Science in computer science and engineering, where he was a member of the Chi Phi Fraternity.

Bachelor of Science

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He graduated from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1982 with a Bachelor of Science in computer science and engineering, where he was a member of the Chi Phi Fraternity.

Computer science

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He graduated from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1982 with a Bachelor of Science in computer science and engineering, where he was a member of the Chi Phi Fraternity.

Computer engineering

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Brewster Kahle (born October 22, 1960) is an American computer engineer, Internet entrepreneur, internet activist, advocate of universal access to all knowledge, and digital librarian. He graduated from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1982 with a Bachelor of Science in computer science and engineering, where he was a member of the Chi Phi Fraternity.

Chi Phi

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He graduated from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1982 with a Bachelor of Science in computer science and engineering, where he was a member of the Chi Phi Fraternity.

Artificial intelligence

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The emphasis of his studies was artificial intelligence; he studied under Marvin Minsky and W. Daniel Hillis.

Marvin Minsky

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The emphasis of his studies was artificial intelligence; he studied under Marvin Minsky and W. Daniel Hillis.

World Wide Web

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There, he and others developed the WAIS system, the first Internet distributed search and document retrieval system, a precursor to the World Wide Web.

AOL

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In 1992, he co-founded, with Bruce Gilliat, WAIS, Inc. (sold to AOL in 1995 for $15 million), and, in 1996, Alexa Internet (sold to Amazon.com in 1999 ).