Interview to Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales

By Ismael Peña-López
ICTlogy (ISSN 1886-5208). Issue #10, July 2004

 

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Free content. That’s it.

It is my intention to get a copy of Wikipedia to every single person on the planet in their own language. It is my intention that free textbooks from our wikibooks project will be used to revolutionize education in developing countries by radically cutting the cost of content.

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I frequently counsel people who are getting frustrated about an edit war to think about someone who lives without clean drinking water, without any proper means of education, and how our work might someday help that person.

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Imagine a world in which every single person on the planet is given free access to the sum of all human knowledge. That’s what we’re doing.

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If you need to cite this article in a formal way (i.e. for bibliographical purposes) I dare suggest:

Peña-López, I. (2004) “Interview to Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales” In ICTlogy, #10, July 2004. Barcelona: ICTlogy.
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