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. 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 https://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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