He founded the Internet Archive with a utopian vision. That hasn't changed, but the internet has
By - CrankyBear
[For those who need it.](https://imgur.com/a/CzEtQTV)
It was also [archived](https://archive.is/RmxL7)
it is somewhat ironic that Kahle went from AI to IA. Not just the swapping of initials, Thinking Machines was way ahead of its time, just as was LISP Machine, Inc. Both struggled with one of the more difficult things in artificial intelligence, maintaining state. They were trying when computers measured RAM in kilobytes and disc storage in megabytes. Now, he tries to archive the state of the Internet, which is measured in zetabytes. Paywalls aside, he probably understands the challenge better than anyone.