On this day…in 1969

In August 1969, the massive, three-day Woodstock Music & Art Fair had proved that hundreds of thousands of young people could gather peacefully even in a seemingly chaotic environment rich with sex, drugs and rock and roll. Four months later, it would become clear that Woodstock owed its success not to the inherent peacefulness of … [Read the full story]

Wiki-no money, in 10 years

Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales celebrated its 10th birthday last month, but unlike other internet whizzkids, he has not made a penny. The free online encyclopedia is estimated to be worth $5 billion but is operated by a charity board which he serves on unpaid. And the 44 year old American says, “It was either the … [Read the full story]