Brewster Kahle

Brewster Kahle
Brewster Kahle in 2009
Kahle in 2009
Brewster Lurton Kahle[1]

(1960-10-21) October 21, 1960 (age 62)[2]
Alma materMassachusetts Institute of Technology (BS)
OccupationDigital librarian
Computer engineer
Internet entrepreneur
Employer(s)Internet Archive, Electronic Frontier Foundation
Known forDevelopment of WAIS
Co-founder of Alexa Internet
Founder of Internet Archive
SpouseMary Austin
ChildrenCaslon and Logan[3]

Brewster Lurton Kahle (/kl/ KAYL;[4] born October 21, 1960)[2] is an American digital librarian,[5] a computer engineer, Internet entrepreneur, and advocate of universal access to all knowledge. Kahle founded the Internet Archive and Alexa Internet. In 2012, he was inducted into the Internet Hall of Fame.[6]

  1. ^ "Paid Notice: Deaths KAHLE, MARGARET LURTON". The New York Times. 6 March 1998. Archived from the original on 8 January 2021. Retrieved 9 January 2020.
  2. ^ a b Alexa Internet profile Archived 2011-07-17 at the Wayback Machine, via accessed November 24, 2010
  3. ^ "Archiving the Internet / Brewster Kahle makes digital snapshots of Web". SFGate. 1999-05-07. Archived from the original on 2019-04-02. Retrieved 2016-01-29.
  4. ^ Schwartz, John, "Page by Page History of the Web" Archived 2016-03-04 at the Wayback Machine, The New York Times, October 29, 2001
  5. ^ Benny Evangelista (October 13, 2012). "Brewster Kahle's Internet Archive". San Francisco Chronicle. Archived from the original on December 25, 2019. Retrieved October 13, 2012.
  6. ^ 2012 Inductees Archived 2012-04-26 at the Wayback Machine, Internet Hall of Fame website. Last accessed September 26, 2017

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