Brewster Kahle on Universal Access to All Knowledge
"Advances in computing and communications mean that we can cost-effectively store every book, sound recording, movie, software package, and public web page ever created, and provide access to these collections via the Internet to students and adults all over the world. By mostly using existing institutions and funding sources, we can build this as well as compensate authors within what is the current worldwide library budget. The talk offers an update on the current state of progress towards that ideal, which would allow us to bequeath an accessible record of our cultural heritage to our descendants." (http://itc.conversationsnetwork.org/shows/detail400.html)
"This fifty-two minute podcast features a keynote address from the EDUCAUSE 2009 Western Regional Conference. The speech, "Toward Universal Access to All Knowledge," is by Brewster Kahle, Director and Cofounder, Digital Librarian, and Chairman of the Board for the Internet Archive.
Wikimania 2006 Keynote presentation.
Webcast at http://blip.tv/file/57749
Brewster Kahle is building a truly huge digital library -- every book ever published, every movie ever released, all the strata of web his..