Wikipedia Founder: Programmers Need More Sociology, Not More Coding

Mar 19, 2015

Wales says the way a program is designed goes a long way toward deciding whether it's abused.
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Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales recently came to Purdue to talk about “democracy and the internet.”

Before his lecture, WBAA News Director Stan Jastrzebski sat down with Wales to see if there are ways to improve the way people interact with the World Wide Web -- and in the process make it safer for all users.