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3 days ago · Best known as the hosting platform for Wikipedia, a crowdsourced online encyclopedia, it also hosts other related projects and MediaWiki, a wiki software.    The Wikimedia Foundation was established in 2003 in St. Petersburg, Florida , by Jimmy Wales as a nonprofit way to fund Wikipedia , Wiktionary , and other crowdsourced wiki ...
- June 20, 2003; 19 years ago, St. Petersburg, Florida, US
- San Francisco, California, US
14 hours ago · Wikipedia logo - Wikipedia Wikipedia logo 36 languages Logo of Wikipedia. The logo of Wikipedia, a free online encyclopedia, is an unfinished globe constructed from jigsaw pieces—some pieces are missing at the top—each inscribed with a glyph from a different writing system.
3 days ago · Chicago's population grew when more construction jobs came. By 1900, Chicago was the fifth-largest city in the world. Chicago is known for its urban planning and zoning standards, for example, new construction styles from the Chicago School of architecture, the development of the City Beautiful Movement, and the steel-framed skyscraper.
- circa 1780
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3 days ago · On January 15, 2001, with Larry Sanger and others, Wales launched Wikipedia, a free open-content encyclopedia that enjoyed rapid growth and popularity. As its public profile grew, Wales became its promoter and spokesman. Though he is historically credited as a co-founder, he has disputed this, declaring himself the sole founder.
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Mar 20, 2023 · The five pillars establish Wikipedia as a free online encyclopedia, with articles that are accurate and cite reliable sources, and editors – called Wikipedians – who avoid bias and treat one another with respect. Policies and guidelines build upon the five pillars by establishing best practices for writing and editing on Wikipedia.
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