category (others won that amount for "Past" and "Future" contributions to society). 7 The two had engaged in detailed debate on the subject on Wales's list and then on Sanger's, eventually meeting offline to continue the debate and becoming friends. Archived from the original on July 5, 2013. "The Economist Innovation Awards and Summit". "Wikimedia Foundation restructures its board". Over tacos that night, Sanger explained his concerns about Nupedia's lack of progress, the root cause of which was its serial editorial system. Open Sources.0: The Continuing Evolution. "From Wikipedia to Roman coins: British Academy recognises excellence in the humanities and social sciences". "Photos from the 36th Annual Common Wealth Awards". "Why Is This Man Smiling?". That's what we're doing." 60 Although his formal designation is board member and chairman emeritus of the Wikimedia Foundation, Wales's social capital within the Wikipedia community has accorded him a status that has been characterized as benevolent dictator, constitutional monarch and spiritual leader. 132 133 Wales has three daughters: one with Rohan and two with Garvey. "Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales backs 'viral mobile network' The People's Operator". 120 After an agreement was reached to avoid the extradition, Wales commented, "This is very exciting news, and I'm pleased to hear. A b Olson, Parmy (October 18, 2006). 3, he is known as a co-founder of the online non-profit encyclopedia, wikipedia 6 and the for-profit web hosting company. He is a member of the Berkman Center for Internet Society at Harvard Law School, 19 the advisory board of the MIT Center for Collective Intelligence, 138 and the board of directors at Creative Commons 139 and. 9 He met his second wife, Christine Rohan, through a friend in Chicago while she was working as a steel trader for Mitsubishi. "Wikipedia Founder: 'Great Ideas Come From Different Places. In the event that Wales is not appointed as Community Founder Trustee, the position will remain vacant, and the Board shall not fill the vacancy. Pillay, Terence (April 29, 2007). Was petitioned by Wales in regard to his opposition to the extradition of Richard O'Dwyer to the.S. Archived from the original on April 30, 2009. Egovernment.0: improving innovation, collaboration, AND access. Bergstein, Brian (March 5, 2008). "Google Taps Wikipedia's Wales to Help Weigh "Right to Be Forgotten". "Moscow State Technical University Website". Event occurs at 43:19. 10 44 The eskorte kirkenes swingers club broader idea he originally ascribes to other people, remarking in a 2005 memoir for Slashdot that "the idea of an open source, collaborative encyclopedia, open to contribution by ordinary people, was entirely Jimmy's, not mine, and the funding was entirely by Bomis. Archived from the original on December 24, 2014. 173 On February 2, 2016, he received a Doctorate Honoris Causa from the Université Catholique de Louvain. Retrieved March 28, 2009. 57 58 Sanger commented that "having seen edits like this, it does seem that Jimmy is attempting to rewrite history. "Open media to connect communities". 88: "In 1996, Wales and two partners founded a Web directory called Bomis. Archived from the original on December 22, 2008. Retrieved November 5, 2009. Retrieved January 28, 2015. For his Wikipedia user page, see. That's what I am doing. He wanted to build a free encyclopedia, and Wikipedia offered a very rapid and economically efficient means to that end. 26 30 Though Wales argued that his modifications were solely intended to improve the accuracy of the content, 30 he apologized for editing his own biography, a practice generally discouraged on Wikipedia. His work for the foundation, including his appearances to promote it at computer and educational conferences, has always been unpaid.