Google founders awarded knowledge prize
TT/David Landes · 23 Sep 2008, 15:37
Published: 23 Sep 2008 15:37 GMT+02:00
The two are cited by the National Encyclopedia editor Arne Ekman for having “succeeded in creating usable knowledge from the enormous amount of information on the internet”.
Instead, the company’s head for Europe, Africa, and the Middle East, Nikesh Arora, will accept the 250,000 kronor ($38,000) award.
The International Honorary Knowledge Award was established by the National Encyclopedia to draw attention and honour achievements in the spread of knowledge, according to a statement.