May 28, 2022

Audio: Internet Archive Founder Brewster Kahle Interviewed on Canada's CBC Radio

Internet archivist Brewster Kahle chatted with host Jim Brown during CBC’s “Q” program on Tuesday morning.

You can listen to the

1. interview here     
. It begins at 1:51 in the program and runs about 14 minutes.

Some of What’s Discussed:

  • The “doability” of creating the IA Physical Archive
  • Why preserving print books is important (interesting comments about microfiche/microfilm)
  • The Physical Archive facility
  • Internet Archive digitization projects on a global scale
  • Redundancy of Physical Archive project
  • Wayback Machine receiving 500,000 visits per day, 1,000 queries per second

See Also: “Q” Audio Archive (via CBC)

About Gary Price

Gary Price ( is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.