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Brewster's trillions: Internet Archive strives to keep web history alive

  13.04.29 10:22am

In an era of information overload and ephemera, where an online sensation may last all of five minutes, word is spreading that the internet has a memory, and its name is not Google.

Even more surprising, it has a physical address: 300 Funston Avenue, Richmond, San Francisco. It is a sleepy, unremarkable street, until you come to an imposing, neo-classical building with Greek pillars, heavy metal doors and a flag of the world planted on the lawn.

The complete story is here: http://www.guardian.co.uk/technology/2013/apr/26/brewster-kahle-internet-archive