Carl Malamud interviews Brewster Kahle, the father of WAIS
and the founder and president of WAIS, Inc. Brewster was a member
of the AI Lab at MIT and went on to be one of the original researchers
at Thinking Machines. In this interview, he discusses his vision
of personal publishing, of a network of seamless libraries of
information, and of his efforts to work with large and small
information producers to get their data online. Brewster Kahle
was recently named a member of the Internet Engineering Steering
Also in this episode of Geek of the Week is the Incidental
Tourist, featuring ways to achieve gastronomic heights in the
basements of Asian department stores.
This week's Geek of the Week is being released a day early
and next week's will be released a day late to give our small staff
time to handle the Internet Town Hall debut. Stay tuned (so to
speak) for more details.
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