Wikipedia Updates: Video, Ad Fails, a Retraction and Success!

Earlier I wrote extensively on Wikidpedia [here about my brother Rand and his fund-raising efforts, here about how Wikipedia is asking for money while losing editors] and just wanted to follow up with a few notes, comments and videos.

This first update is significant for two reasons:

a) A retraction regarding the amount of editors that have been leaving Wikipedia.

b) Market share and profitability – While goaded by the interviewer to discuss this more, Jimmy does a nice job of redirecting the conversation to the Wikipedia focus of high-quality, free content. No worries that the money donated would end up in shareholder hands.

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