Jimmy Wales Podcast

Jimmy WalesFor those of you who haven’t heard Jimmy Wales (of Wikipedia fame) in person, the ABC radio in Australia provides a podcast of his recent presentation here. Featured on Big Ideas, May 6, 2007, you can listen to the whole program either as streamed RealAudio or download as a podcast. I’ve been working the “open source” metaphor for renewing schools and in his presentation, Jimmy Wales used a terrific analogy comparing designing a restaurant to how schools often view potential dangers. The program is definitely worth a listen if just for this piece (it comes after about 30 minutes).

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2 Responses to Jimmy Wales Podcast

  1. Lucie deLaBruere says:

    If you enjoyed listening to Jimmy, you might enjoy this talk at the Ted Conference. It’s 20 minutes (you can get the audio or video) at http://www.ted.com/index.php/talks/view/id/37 .

    Check out this comparison of Wikipedia vs New York Times on Alexa

  2. Rachel Reese says:

    Tried to download Jimmy Wales through ABC with RealPlayer. Got message that the link could not be found.

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