Wikipedia: The Company and Its Founders eBook

Wikipedia: The Company and Its Founders eBook

by Jennifer Joline Anderson

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Overview

Examines the lives of Jimmy Wales and Larry Sanger, their backgrounds and educations, their early careers, and their work building the Wikipedia. Publishing Company.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781617589706
Publisher: ABDO Publishing
Publication date: 01/01/2011
Series: Technology Pioneers Series
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Lexile: 1050L (what's this?)
File size: 3 MB
Age Range: 12 - 15 Years

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 A New Kind of Encyclopedia 6

Chapter 2 Growing Up Curious 14

Chapter 3 The Internet Explosion 24

Chapter 4 The Nupedia Concept 34

Chapter 5 Making a Wiki 42

Chapter 6 Wikipedia Takes Off 50

Chapter 7 Going International 60

Chapter 8 Trolls, Vandals, and Edit Wars 70

Chapter 9 Controversy 80

Chapter 10 New Ventures 88

Timeline 96

Essential Facts 100

Glossary 102

Additional Resources 104

Source Notes 106

Index 110

About the Author 112

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