Tag: jimmy wales

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How JESS3 Drove 200,000 Views to a Video

With the breadth, depth and trustworthiness to warrant billions of pageviews monthly, Wikipedia is a cause célèbre in the techy community. It began with fits and starts, but has since blossomed to become a place where anyone at any time can settle (almost) any bet. Tracing the meteoric rise of Wikipedia over its first 10 [...]

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Why We Made the State of Wikipedia

If you follow the JESS3 blog, you know that we love Wikipedia. We were fascinated by their open approach to fundraising; we donated because we care. So what do you get a site that literally has everything for its 10th birthday? How about video “Fireworks”? (to borrow a phrase from TechCrunch commenter Sarwat Jamaluddin). What [...]

The State of Wikipedia

It is with great excitement that we present to you our newest installment in the “State of” series: The State of Wikipedia. This 3.5 minute video, narrated by none other than Wikipedia co-founder Jimmy Wales, launches alongside the 10-year anniversary of the web-based encyclopedia. Send an email to Becca Colbaugh, JESS3′s Vice President of Client [...]