A Show about the Entrepreneurial Life

Jimmy Wales

Founder, Wikipedia and Wikia

Jimmy WalesPeople used to turn to the Encyclopedia Britannica to get information on topics ranging from photo-synthesis to the Spanish Inquisiton, but more and more people are turning to Wikipedia, the on-line encyclopedia. Wikipedia is a collaborative encyclopedia edited by the on-line community, and is available in over 200 languages.

The founder of Wikipedia, Jimmy Wales, speaks with Jessica about how “wikis” are transforming the way we think about political activism, pop culture, etc.. We’ll also learn how Jimmy is creating his new company, Wikia, from scratch.

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