Jimmy Wales

  • Blogs

    December 13, 2011

    Wikipedia: Should it Go Dark to Protest the Stop Online Privacy Act?

    ‚ÄčShould Wikipedia shut itself down to protest the bizarrely clueless anti-piracy measures Congress is considering? As with many things about Wikipedia (such as whether an encyclopedia that anybody can edit is a good idea), it's not an easy question to answer. Would it even be effective? It's har ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 6, 2010

    Can Tech Tools Help Us Eat Better? Find Out at Free Ferry Building Event

    ​Wikia and Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales is at the helm of an all-day free food and tech event at the Ferry Building this Sunday. It'll seek to ask whether things like food blogs, websites, and smartphone apps can influence healthy food choices, with a panel discussion that includes Chow's Jan ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 15, 2008
  • Blogs

    October 15, 2007

    Wikipedia Moving To SF: All Hail The Anti-Google

    Let the information wars begin. Bemoaning the lack of tech talent in St. Petersburg Florida, and looking forward to "eating at more interesting restaurants," Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales announced last week that the nonprofit and anti-Google messiah will move its headquarters to San Francisco somet ... More >>

  • News

    November 30, 2005


    The much-loved Web site is taking millions from Bay Area newspapers and causing layoffs that adversely affect coverage. And its founder's well-intentioned support of citizen journalism has a slim chance of fixing the problem.

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