Jimmy wales, co-founder of wikipedia, talks about the dangers of fake news, how advertising has changed the media industry, and his new. Jimmy donal jimbo wales (born 7 august 1966) is a us internet entrepreneur and wiki pioneer who is most famous as one of the founders of wikipedia,. Jimmy wales invented and built wikipedia, a free online, multilingual, open- source encyclopedia that is written and edited collaboratively by hundreds of. Jimmy wales founded wikipedia, a free internet encyclopedia to which anyone can contribute also the world's largest encyclopedia, it has become the.
In an exclusive video with wired, wales said he wants wikitribune to 'bring the fact-based, fact-checking mentality we know from wikipedia to. Jimmy wales recalls how he assembled a ragtag band of volunteers, gave them tools for collaborating and created wikipedia, the self-organizing,. Since wikipedia co-founder jimmy wales announced wikitribune three months ago, the crowdfunded news platform has attracted some.
It's almost impossible to imagine life without wikipedia — but while other internet titans have made billions, jimmy wales' online encyclopedia. Jimmy wales is on facebook join facebook to connect with jimmy wales and others you may know facebook gives people the power to share and makes the. Step forward a new project from wikipedia founder jimmy wales today he launches a crowd-funding campaign for wikitribune this will be a. Jimmy donal wales (born august 7, 1966), also known by the online moniker jimbo, is an american internet entrepreneur, best known as the co-founder of the .
This article is about jimmy wales, the co-founder of wikipedia for an article about the scottish painter, search for “james wales” on wikipedia. Wikipedia founder jimmy wales is to visit dublin late next month to discuss the fight against fake news and how evidence-based journalism. About us news donate opportunities newsletter sign up home videos jimmy wales jimmy wales 02/11/2017 jimmy wales founder of wikipedia. Like others in the natural health community, our foundation has long realized that wikipedia functions as a vehicle to influence and control. Creative commons, with support of the jimmy wales foundation, launches a memorial fund grants and fellowship in memory of bassel.
Jimmy wales, wikipedia founder and wikia cofounder i am an advisor to and ( very small) investor in quora. Jimmy wales is an american digital entrepreneur, best known for founding wikipediaorg, the platform which has fundamentally changed information is. Jimmy wales the co-founder of the wikimedia foundation, a non-profit corporation which operates wikipedia and several other wiki projects wales is also. And a conversation with co-founder jimmy wales — one of the architects of that philosophy and the world-changing project that has grown up.
Wikipedia creator jimmy wales made this claim on tuesday at cryptocurrency conference blockshow, which is being hosted in berlin. Ranked by forbes magazine as a “web celeb”, jimmy donal wales is a us internet entrepreneur, wiki pioneer, and technology visionary, who is best known .
A lot of people have been posting on twitter or sending me email thanking me for bravery in opposing sopa that's a very very kind sentiment, and i really do. At the british academy's 2017 prizes & medals ceremony on wednesday night, jimmy wales, 51, received a president's medal for facilitating. Learn more about jimmy wales, the visionary internet entrepreneur who launched wikipedia, at biographycom. My name is jimmy wales, and this is my user page i go by jimmy in real life, but often by jimbo online people sometimes assume that jimmy is only a.