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Jimmy Wales joins The Peoples Operator

Published by on Jan 21st, 2014, No Comments

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Its hard to imagine that a mobile operator isn’t out to get your money, someway, somehow – because lets be honest, most people with a mobile phone has complained about their operator service at some point or another.

Keeping this in mind, it is hard to fathom that any mobile operator would want to give back to the people; or in the case of The Peoples Operator, to a good cause.

However, this is exactly what this UK-based operator claims to do.

The Peoples Operator (or TPO), is a mobile provider based in London that pays 10% of your mobile spend to a cause or charity of your choice. Sounds too good to be true? Apparently, it isn’t – and the company is starting to make waves all around the world.  (more…)

So what has Wikipedia achieved in 10 years? Infographic and Video

Published by on Jan 19th, 2011, No Comments

In a short period of 10 years, Wikipedia has become one of the most important websites on the internet today. It is still considered the definitive source of information on the internet, despite the fact that it can be edited by anyone (who would have thunk??!). The folks at JESS3 (who typically make the “state of” videos) made this infographic and video to explain what a great achievement Wikipedia really is.  Click the image to enlarge:

I highly recommend you watch the video (narrated by Jimmy Wales) as well – Wikipedia’s management goes a lot deeper than I imagined:

Source: The State of Wikipedia