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TEDTalks - Jimmy Wales: How a Ragtag Band created Wikipedia

About this talk: Jimmy Wales recalls how he assembled "a ragtag band of volunteers," gave them tools for collaborating and created Wikipedia, the self-organizing, self-correcting, never-finished online encyclopedia.
Time 20.14 minutes; Filmed July 2005; Posted on TED: August 2006

About Jimmy Wales: With a vision for a free online encyclopedia, Wales assembled legions of volunteer contributors, gave them tools for collaborating, and created the self-organizing, self-correcting, ever-expanding, multilingual encyclopedia of the future.
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