Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales is familiar with people putting made-up bullshit online. As I mentioned, he founded Wikipedia. But this is on another level: Wales’ words got changed on a Chinese conference website to make it sound like he was pro-Chinese government surveillance.
The New York Times has a wonderful feature about Wikipedia-founder Jimmy Wales which you should go read. Spoiler: he's not a billionaire.
Yesterday, the Internet Society announced this year's inductees to the Internet Hall of Fame. You'll notice popular names like Jimmy Wales, the founder of Wikipedia; Richard Stallman, the activist who launched the GNU Project and the Free Software Foundation; and Aaron Swartz, the programmer and activist who…
Despite rumblings from Capitol Hill that the recently-defanged SOPA legislation not see the light of day, Wikipedia has announced that "the Internet must remain free" and that it is joining the blackout protests scheduled for January 18th, nonetheless.
You might recognize Jimmy Wales, Wikipedia founder, whose mug is often plastered atop his online encyclopedia's entries giving you puppy dog eyes for donations. Or are they serial killer eyes? Or Abe Lincoln eyes? Or anything, really? Web design 911 emergency!
Is it flattering to have people mistake you for Julian Assange? That's what happened to Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales, who confused UK border controls when they thought the Wikipedia man was notorious international man of mystery Assange.
Wikimedia co-founder Jimmy Wales has abruptly stepped down following a controversial porn purge that saw Wales himself single-handedly deleting questionable content from Wikimedia Foundation servers. Updated.
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