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Wikipedia and Wikia Search Founder Jimmy Wales on BlogTalkRadio

Wikipedia writes “Jimmy ‘Jimbo’ Donal Wales…is an American Internet entrepreneur, best known for his role in the founding of Wikipedia,[5] the free open content encyclopedia, in 2001. He is a member of the board of trustees of the Wikimedia Foundation and is a founder of Wikia, a privately owned free web hosting service set up by Wales in 2004.”

WalesAnd it would probably know, since he founded the site.

Today at 3pm ET on Media 2.Open Jimmy Wales, said founder of Wikipedia and Wikia Inc. a consumer destination site, joins John C. Havens for a discussion of transparency and the Wales’ newly launched Wikia Search, a human-powered, open source search engine.