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Brewster Kahle Trying to Archive Everything


  Brewster Kahle is an inventor, philanthropist and digital librarian.  If you are not familiar with Archive.com, the idea is to archive the entire web.  He is now trying to capture every book, every movie and anything else he can digitize.  Archive.com is the webs digital archive of all sites past and preset.  It keeps all of the past websites and then digitizes them. For example, you can go to their site and lookup Apple’s website back to 2000 and see the webpages the way they were back then. Now you will be able to do the same for information about movies and all books as well.  Hope he has a large server to hold all this information and everything in the future.


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Apple Admits Kane Kramer Invented the iPod


  Apple gave credit where credit is due when it comes to the inventor of the idea for music players like the iPod.  Apple used Kane Kramer in a lawsuit when they needed to prove who held the acknowledgment of iPod invention.  When Kane Kramer was just 23 years of age in 1979, he created the IXI.  The credit card sized device held 3.5 minutes of music on its internal chipset, which is pretty impressive given the technology of the day. Kane did envision that capacity would grow with time and he certainly had it right.  He did try and capitalize on the idea, but that fell thru given the timing of the device.


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