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This title examines the remarkable lives of Jimmy Wales and Larry Sanger and their work building the groundbreaking company Wikipedia. Readers will learn about Wales and Sanger's backgrounds and education, as well as their early careers. Also covered is a look at how Wikipedia operates and issues the company faces, such as establishing reliability, developing international sites, and dealing with abusive users. Color photos, detailed maps, and informative sidebars accompany easy-to-read, compelling text. Features include a timeline, facts, additional resources, web sites, a glossary, a bibliography, and an index. Technology Pioneers is a series in Essential Library, an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.
Table of Contents
|The Wedding Viewed Worldwide||p. 6|
|Steven Chen||p. 16|
|Chad Hurley||p. 24|
|Jawed Karim||p. 32|
|Meeting at PayPal||p. 40|
|˘Broadcast Yourself÷||p. 46|
|Social Impact||p. 56|
|New Owner, Same YouTube||p. 78|
|Politics, Pop Music, and Beyond||p. 88|
|Essential Facts||p. 100|
|Additional Resources||p. 104|
|Source Notes||p. 106|
|About the Author||p. 112|
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