One of 31 video segments featured in 'Designing Media', the new book, DVD and website by Bill Moggridge.

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Jimmy Wales, the founder of Wikipedia, who has harnessed voluntary contributions from anyone with sufficient interest and time to create the world's largest encyclopedia. He has evolved a hierarchical structure that benefits from the combination of automation and human judgment; the software is enhanced through the emergence of social rules and norms for interaction, which bring members of the community together to do something enjoyable and productive.

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