Open vs. Closed: Jimmy Wales on Being Open

Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales says that he believes the benefits of taking an open approach to content outweigh the disadvantages, and says that something as large and influential as Wikipedia has become could never have been built unless the process was open to anyone to contribute.…

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My Hunch Is As Good As Jimmy Wales' Hunch

Hunch, a New York-based startup whose founders include by Chris Dixon and Caterina Fake, has flown under the radar since it launched six months ago, which is strange considering its potential as a disruptor. Today, Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales joined Hunch's board.…

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Google's Death Knol For Some?

Google's foray into social content, aka Knols, is a dangerous development for the likes of Wikipedia and Mahalo. It is also a sign that Google is finally beginning to show its monopolist claws. Google's mysterious Page Rank system is what Internet Explorer was to Microsoft in the late 1990s: a way to control the destiny of others.…

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