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How I Built This with Guy Raz

Wikipedia: Jimmy Wales

43:48 | Feb 26th, 2018

7 recommendations
During the dot com boom of the late 1990s, Jimmy Wales was running an internet search company. That's when he began to experiment with the idea of an online encyclopedia. In 2001, Wales launched Wikip...Show More

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danny recommended:Feb 26th, 2018

Jimmy is a special dude. Started a company that impacts the life of almost a billion people and kept the site free. 👊🏾

mm recommended:Jul 23rd, 2019

"No one will remember me in 500 years, but everyone will remember Wikipedia" Jimmy Wales is incredibly humble.

karadidomizioJul 23rd, 2019

@mm he really is! This was such a great episode! Thanks for echoing it because it came up in my feed and I gave it a listen

mmJul 23rd, 2019

@karadidomizio Glad you enjoyed it! We need more Jimmy Wales in the world. More tech leaders can learn from him and the ethos of the organization he runs.

mmJul 25th, 2019

@dpiper This was the podcast I was talking about regarding Jimmy Wales, the Wikipedia founder!