Jimmy Wales Quote
“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.”
Quoted in Robin Roblimo Miller, Wikimedia Founder Jimmy Wales Responds, Slashdot (2004-07-28)
“There's plenty of rude stuff online. People say things online that they would be ashamed to say face to face. If people could treat others as though they were speaking face to face, that would be huge.”
As quoted in The Encyclopedist's Lair in The New York Times (19 November 2007)
Born: August 7, 1966 (age 50)
Bio: Jimmy Donal Wales is an American Internet entrepreneur best known as a co-founder and promoter of the online non-profit encyclopedia Wikipedia and the Wikia company. Wales was born in Huntsville, Alabama, United States, where he attended Randolph School, a university-preparatory school, then earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees in finance.