The Intelligence of Wikipedia


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About this Webcast:

Date

11 July 2005

Speakers:

Jimmy Wales, Co-Founder of Wikipedia, Director of Wikimedia Foundation

Description:

Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales explains the history and growth of Wikipedia with a particular focus on the internal community process which ensure a constant growth in quality.

Biography

Jimmy "Jimbo" Wales is the founder of Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia project, and Wikicities, which extends the social concepts of Wikipedia into new areas. Jimmy was formerly a futures and options trader in Chicago, and currently travels the world evangelizing the success of Wikipedia and the importance of free culture.

When not travelling, Jimmy lives in Florida with his wife and daughter.

Related Links:

Jimmy Wales Wiki entry
Jimmy Wales Blog

Keywords:

Seminar, Wikipedia, Wiki, encyclopedia, wikimedia foundation

Duration

54 mins

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