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Living Democracy

Before there was Wikipedia… Before there was Facebook and Twitter… there was Ward Cunningham. The computer programmer who invented the first wiki, back in 1995. Cunningham also did something even more radical — he didn’t patent his invention. He passed up billions of dollars of potential revenue. Why? Because he believed the internet needed to be more democratic. How do you live your democratic ideals?
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