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  1. Nupedia was a low activity open content, international, peer reviewed online encyclopedia project formerly run by Larry Sanger. Sanger also started Wikipedia alongside Jimmy Wales when he got the idea of supplementing Nupedia with a less formal "wiki" online encyclopedia project.

  2. › wiki › Jimmy_WalesJimmy Wales - Wikipedia

    Jimmy Donal "Jimbo" Wales (born August 7, 1966) is a British-American [3] Internet entrepreneur, webmaster, and former financial trader. He is a co-founder of the online non-profit encyclopedia Wikipedia and the for-profit wiki hosting service Fandom (formerly Wikia).

  3. Apr 18, 2005 · Nupedia was to be a highly reliable, peer-reviewed resource that fully appreciated and employed the efforts of subject area experts, as well as the general public. When the more free-wheeling Wikipedia took off, Nupedia was left to wither. It might appear to have died of its own weight and complexity.

  4. Nov 9, 2015 · A document that changed the world: The Nupedia, a Web-based encyclopedia project, co-created by Larry Sanger and Jimmy Wales, 2000. I’m Joe Janes of the University of Washington Information School, and that’s “Nupedia” as in N-U-pedia; N-E-W-pedia is an obvious mishearing even though that’s not how it was named, we’ll get to that ...

  5. Aug 26, 2020 · 2 Wiki Technology. 3 Nupedia. 4 Wikipedia. 5 The Cathedral and the Bazaar. 6 References. Introduction [ edit | edit source] This case study looks at how the Wikimedia Movement, centred around Wikipedia, grew from being originally a side project of Nupedia, to holding its current position as the 6th most popular website in the world [2].

  6. Apr 19, 2005 · Ease of editing. Wikis are pretty easy for most people to figure out. In other collaborative systems (like Nupedia), you have to learn all about the system first. Wikipedia had an almost flat learning curve. Collaborate radically; don't sign articles.

  7. Jan 19, 2022 · Our idea for a free encyclopedia is described in The Free Universal Encyclopedia and Learning Resource. Just as we were starting a project, GNUpedia, to develop a free encyclopedia, the Nupedia encyclopedia project adopted the GNU Free Documentation License and thus became a free commercial project.

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