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Jimmy Wales

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I have no regular schedule. I get up whenever I can.

— Jimmy Wales

#i #i can #regular #schedule #up

It just didn't occur to me, sitting at my computer, that I would end up travelling all over the world.

— Jimmy Wales

#end #i #just #me #occur

I have always liked the idea of going to print because a big part of what we are about is to disseminate knowledge throughout the world and not just to people who have broadband.

— Jimmy Wales

#always #because #big #broadband #disseminate

If it isn't on Google, it doesn't exist.

— Jimmy Wales


Things work well when a group of people know each other, and things break down when it's a bunch of random people interacting.

— Jimmy Wales

#bunch #down #each #group #interacting

What can we put into the hands of people under oppressive regimes to help them? For me, a big part of it is information, knowledge - the ability to defeat propaganda by understanding it.

— Jimmy Wales

#big #defeat #hands #help #information

A huge amount of what goes on in the Middle East has to do with people being fed really bad information.

— Jimmy Wales

#bad #being #east #fed #goes

A lot of people who work on open-source software don't mind making money elsewhere. They aren't anticommercial.

— Jimmy Wales

#lot #making #making money #mind #money

Almost anything is better than three network TV outlets completely controlling the national discourse with their nightly broadcasts. We've moved a long way from that, and that's important.

— Jimmy Wales

#anything #better #broadcasts #completely #controlling

I'm a big advocate of freedom: freedom of speech, freedom of expression, freedom of thought.

— Jimmy Wales

#advocate #big #expression #freedom of expression #freedom of speech

About Jimmy Wales

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Wales was quoted by The Boston Globe as calling Sanger’s claim "preposterous" in February 2006 and called "the whole debate silly" in an April 2009 interview. Writer Rogers Cadenhead drew attention to logs showing that in his edits to the page Wales had removed. " Sanger worked on and promoted both the Nupedia and Wikipedia projects until Bomis discontinued funding for his position in February 2002; Sanger resigned as editor-in-chief of Nupedia and as "chief organizer" of Wikipedia on March 1 of that year.

Jimmy Donal "Jimbo" Wales (pron. The company would provide the initial funding for the peer-reviewed free encyclopedia Nupedia (2000–03) and its successor Wikipedia. In 1996 he and two partners founded Bomis a male-oriented web portal featuring entertainment and adult content.

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