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Jimmy "I invented Wikipedia" Wales gave a demo of the latest version of Wikia Search tonight, at the Social Media Marketing conference in Long Beach, and there is a new alpha site that you can play around with -- if you don't mind a page that yells "Beware!" at you in red type, and throws…

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I like salacious rumours and innuendo about public figures as much as the next guy -- heck, probably more than the next guy (I am a member of the media, after all). But all of this Jimmy Wales stuff just seems really over the top to me, and barely even relevant to anything that really…

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It's been awhile since we had any Wikipedia controversy, so maybe it's about time for a pile-on -- you know, something about how Jimmy Wales doesn't care about quality, or how he runs the "open source" encyclopedia as his own personal fiefdom, or how people run around using strange technical terms that no one outside…

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I was watching the interview with Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales on Om Malik's show on Revision3, because I'm always interested in what Jimmy is up to, and he mentioned a site called ArmchairGM, which I don't recall hearing about before -- or at least paying much attention to. Om was talking about how he wanted…

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Update: Jimmy Wales has posted a statement on his talk page at Wikipedia about the Essjay affair, and from the sounds of it he has changed his mind about what Ryan Jordan did -- and has asked him to resign from his positions within the Wikipedia community. And I for one think he has done…

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