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Jimmy Wales
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Internet Personality
    (August 7, 1966- )
    Resides in St. Petersburg, Florida
    Founder of Wikipedia (2000)
    Futures and options trader
    President of Wikia, Inc.
    Chairman Emeritus of the Wikimedia Foundation
    He revised his own Wikipedia biography. He reduced the sexual connotations of Bomis.
    He also removed the name Larry Sangers as co-founder of Wikipedia, saying Larry was just his employee.
    His nickname is Jimbo
    His education was similar to the Montessori method, where students of mix grades are group together and do what they want.
    He dropped out of a doctoral program.
    He created Bomis an adult oriented search engine and vigorously denies it was porno.
    He made enough money in a few years as a trader to support his family for life.
    He sums up Wikipedia as 'Imagine a world in which every single person on the planet is given free access to the sum of all human knowledge. That's what we're doing.'
    He created a free encyclopedia Nupedia.com (March 2000)
    Wikipedia was designed to submit info to Nupedia but rapidly dominated and replaced Nupedia.
    As of 2004 he invested half a million dollars into Wiki projects. He relies on grants and donations to support Wiki.
    He admitted to and apologized for editing his own Wikipedia biography adding 'People shouldn't do it, including me. I wish I hadn't done it.'
    At school his grade only had three others in it. His mom and grandmother were his teachers.
    As a child he would read the encyclopedia.
    He earned a financial degree from Auburn University and Masters at University of Alabama
    He was selected to Time's 100 influential people (2006).
    For 2019, as of last week, Out of 3 Votes: 100% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 13 Votes: 38.46% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 3 Votes: 100% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 4 Votes: 25.00% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 19 Votes: 21.05% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 16 Votes: 56.25% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 16 Votes: 62.50% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 104 Votes: 65.38% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 28 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 330 Votes: 44.24% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 174 Votes: 36.78% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 344 Votes: 72.09% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 63 Votes: 68.25% Annoying
    In 2006, Out of 109 Votes: 44.95% Annoying
 
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