January 15, 2001, Jimmy Wales helped launch Wikipedia Larry Sanger colleagues. This multilingual online encyclopedia run freely and openly by the Wikimedia Foundation without monetization or free.
But with increasingly powerful and famous Wikipedia as it is now, does not monetize Jimmy regrets from the first? Or maybe jammed with ads? Apparently, the founder of Wikipedia Jimmy emphatically answered no.
“I don’t regret it at all. My life is very busy, I could meet with various people and do whatever I like. I also do a lot of things in my life, such as lobbying government officials, and it was very interesting. I’m not a person very infatuated with money, “he said.
The man who idolized his own that Mark Zuckerberg was actually wants to Wikipedia thrive in harmony with human civilization. At least, every person on this planet can use Wikipedia as access free knowledge. In fact, he wants to front Wikipedia can be accessed directly via the mobile phone without needing an internet connection.
At the age of Wikipedia already 15 this year, the site was receiving 7,000 new articles per day with 15 billion page views a month. Because it is free and free, Wikipedia is managed by the contributors and editors from around the world amounted to 80 thousand people.