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May 25, 2012

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Brewster Kahle and a petabox storage unit from the Internet Archive
Brewster Kahle and a petabox storage unit from the Internet Archive

The Whole Library In His Hands

Dick speaks with Brewster Kahle, who is collecting copies of all the books he can from around the world. Some are scanned and put online while others are in storage. His model is the Ancient Library of Alexandria and if someone wants to look at a copy of Euclid's Elements from centuries ago, all they have to do is search the database. You can also read at the Internet Archive a book that Dick’s grandfather wrote.

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