Future of Free Culture: Jimmy Wales, Founder of Wikipedia (SWF, FLV, flash) (Videotape). "Where is Jimmy Wales on the political compass? Retrieved November 5, 2009. First aired on April 5, 2015. 26 30 Though Wales argued that his modifications were solely intended to improve the accuracy of the content, 30 he apologized for editing his own biography, a practice generally discouraged on Wikipedia. "Photos from the 36th Annual Common Wealth Awards". 97 On May 26, 2014, Google appointed Wales to serve on a seven-member committee on privacy in response to Google. Archived from the original on April 18, 2010. 17 While moderating an online discussion group devoted to the philosophy of Objectivism in the early 1990s, Wales had encountered Larry Sanger, a skeptic of the philosophy.