Cointelegraph: Hey guys, this is Catherine Ross from Cointelegraph. We’re here in Berlin with Jimmy Wales. Hi Jimmy, it is a pleasure to meet you. First of all, how is it going on BlockShow? JW: Great! I just came offstage. I spoke about Wikipedia a little bit and about decentralized
– We grew up with lots and lots of books in the house, but the encyclopedia was really something that we used constantly, just reading whatever we were interested in. And that diversity of knowledge that was available in the encyclopedia was really meaningful to me. So for sure it
-Deist: This weekend we host Dr. Mark Thornton, senior fellow at the Mises Institute and well-known Austro-libertarian professor, author, and public speaker. Mark is a noted expert on the economics of drug prohibition having authored the seminal Austrian treatment on the subject titled, The Economics of Prohibition. He’s also a
On this episode of China Uncensored, could I interest you in a set of beautiful, leather-bound, pre-censored encyclopedias? Hi, welcome to China Uncensored, I’m your host Chris Chappell. The Chinese Communist Party has a big problem on its hands. Uh, I’m not talking about North Korea. Or a faltering economy
Wikipedia is one of the most important websites on the Internet today, but you might be surprised to learn that it began as a side project of another online encyclopedia, that was called Nupedia, to be a traditional encyclopedia, written by experts, free and online, but only one person had
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Charles Van Doren, who was later a senior editor of Britannica, said the ideal encyclopedia should be radical — it should stop being safe. But if you know anything about the history of Britannica since 1962, it was anything but radical: still a very completely safe, stodgy type of encyclopedia.
So do you have more or less of faith in humanity since you launched Wikipedia and found yourself dealing with alternative facts today? Well, I mean in many ways I have a lot more faith that I did pre-Wikipedia because just to see, you know, how many people have been