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    [–] Wiki needs more recognition jimmywales1 4 points ago in memes

    Thanks for linking to that!

    [–] Wiki needs more recognition jimmywales1 1 points ago in memes

    No I didn't because no we haven't.

    [–] Wiki needs more recognition jimmywales1 2 points ago in memes

    That is very kind of you to say!

    [–] Wiki needs more recognition jimmywales1 2 points ago in memes

    Definitely. I should know since I set it up that way. :)

    [–] Wiki needs more recognition jimmywales1 4 points ago in memes

    Yeah well that's not true unless you want to call reddit a porn site. It has plenty of porn on it, right?

    Anyway that sounds super fascinating but really it isn't. :) Sorry to disappoint.

    [–] Wiki needs more recognition jimmywales1 3 points ago in memes

    I can wear a cape for my kids when we are playing.

    Seriously though thanks for the kind words.

    [–] Wiki needs more recognition jimmywales1 2 points ago in memes

    It is true though. I am a pretty fast typist though. Ha.

    [–] Wiki needs more recognition jimmywales1 6 points ago in memes

    Hey, that's me! meow (You can look in my post history for AMAs to confirm.)

    Will answer a few questions in the thread here but hey thanks for the wholesome meme.

    And go check out my https://wt.social if you think Facebook and twitter suck and we should build something better.

    [–] IamA Jimmy Wales, founder of Wikipedia now trying a totally new social network concept WT.Social AMA! jimmywales1 1 points ago in IAmA

    Wow that looks great. I haven't watched it yet - just skimmed a bit, but I'm sharing it with our developer community. Thanks!

    [–] IamA Jimmy Wales, founder of Wikipedia now trying a totally new social network concept WT.Social AMA! jimmywales1 2 points ago in IAmA

    I am a massive supporter of the First Amendment, which says "Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances."

    I think that private organizations can and should set behavior parameters for how they expect people to behave in all kinds of contexts. I don't think that's a "freedom of speech" issue unless we mistakenly obliterate the difference between government (which can lock people up, fine people, etc.) and private voluntary action.

    My views on this are not particularly radical: I want a place where thoughtful people can discuss ideas and abusive idiots are shown the door. This is not so that I can push my own views, but so that I can learn. I have nothing to learn from racists, bullies, etc.

    [–] IamA Jimmy Wales, founder of Wikipedia now trying a totally new social network concept WT.Social AMA! jimmywales1 2 points ago in IAmA

    I don't have any yachts. But it might be important for you to know that I don't take a salary or any other compensation for my work for Wikipedia. Never have. I don't even ask for reimbursement for my plane tickets when I travel to board meetings.

    [–] IamA Jimmy Wales, founder of Wikipedia now trying a totally new social network concept WT.Social AMA! jimmywales1 1 points ago in IAmA

    There's a good group of folks on discord having those kinds of conversations, and I'm a part of that.

    Email works well.

    And finally, my user talk page there isn't too noisy yet, so I see that.

    [–] IamA Jimmy Wales, founder of Wikipedia now trying a totally new social network concept WT.Social AMA! jimmywales1 1 points ago in IAmA

    We intend to keep rolling out features as fast as we can, so yes. But not a facebook clone, as I think there's a lot wrong with facebook.

    [–] IamA Jimmy Wales, founder of Wikipedia now trying a totally new social network concept WT.Social AMA! jimmywales1 2 points ago in IAmA

    I absolutely don't intend for it to be a place for free speech where all speech can be viewed or debated. The whole internet is full of such places and it's not that interesting.

    [–] IamA Jimmy Wales, founder of Wikipedia now trying a totally new social network concept WT.Social AMA! jimmywales1 1 points ago in IAmA

    I don't know. Maybe. It's a huge responsibility to take on people's private conversations and I'd only want to do it with high quality end-to-end encryption.

    [–] IamA Jimmy Wales, founder of Wikipedia now trying a totally new social network concept WT.Social AMA! jimmywales1 2 points ago in IAmA

    I'm keeping an eye on it but I'm not that excited about it. I don't think crypto "attention economy" ideas really make sense. There are huge and - I think - unsolvable problems around cheating, etc.

    [–] IamA Jimmy Wales, founder of Wikipedia now trying a totally new social network concept WT.Social AMA! jimmywales1 1 points ago in IAmA

    I plan to just build something better. I hope people like it. I don't know any other way to overcome the popularity of things that aren't that good. :)

    [–] IamA Jimmy Wales, founder of Wikipedia now trying a totally new social network concept WT.Social AMA! jimmywales1 4 points ago in IAmA

    It's a laravel default and I complained about it the first time I saw it. We were building a prototype on a very thin budget though, so we decided to ignore it for now.

    Like you, I'm a correct horse battery stable kind of guy.