The Sum of All Human Knowledge

the-sum-of-all-human_1“In the 15 years since its inception, Wikipedia has become as much a global community as a business venture — a living organism with a mission statement to make “the sum of all human knowledge available to every person in the world.” And a conversation with co-founder Jimmy Wales — one of the architects of that philosophy and the world-changing project that has grown up around it — is full of surprises. What Wikipedia is learning has resonance for our wider public life —about the imperfect but gratifying work of navigating truth amidst difference, ongoing learning, and dynamic belonging.”
Illustration by Giulia Forsythe / Flickr

On Being with Krista Tippett | 8th September 2016