Jimmy Wales went to Israel to collect a prize for his role in the information revolution. The Wikipedia founder explains how he values neutrality — even in a place where there is little middle ground.
Wikipedia co-founder Jimmy Wales will receive the Dan David Prize and $1 million for his contribution to the information revolution.
Shimon Peres likes to bill his Israeli Presidential Conference, the star-studded international talkfest that he’s convening in Jerusalem this week for the third time (the previous ones were in 2008 and 2009) as a Davos-style gathering of great minds to consider the great issues of the day. And it is that, in part. But like most everything else Peres touches, it combines big ideas and soaring rhetoric with healthy dollops of raw politics and moments of unintended, embarrassingly low humor