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A story ...
There once was an old man
... And he had a bag
... the man prized the bag
As the bag contained all the knowledge he’d collected 3.14 Shakespeare  Dickens  Plato  van Gogh
A disaster happened
His bag got holes MOTH MOTH MOTH
All of it was eaten by a laptop
The man was very sad ....
... He looked at the laptop all of HIS info was there
3.14 Shakespeare Dickens Plato 3.141 Shakespeare, William: Dickens, Charles:  Plato: ... other people had added more detai...
3.141592653589793 Shakespeare, William: British playwright. Born Stratford Dickens, Charles: British author, wrote under t...
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Imagine a world  in which every single human being can freely share in the sum of all knowledge.  That's our commitment.
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Wikimedia uk old man and the logo

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This is a short "fairy story" or "just so" story that explains how the Wikimedia logo came to be the way it is

Acknowledgement to Judy Robertson who wrote a very similar story and Wikimedia ... its their logo.

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  • This story is based on a story told by Dorothy Robertson from Strathclyde University – Ive adapted it to fit in with the Wikimedia logo but its a similar message.
  • In this slide only his data is shown but as you start the anilmation it shows the information that other people have added
  • In this slide only his data is shown but as you start the anilmation it shows the information that other people have added
  • Today we can remember the story of how the man became even cleverer, richer and happier by sharing his knowledge
  • Today we can remember the story of how the man became even cleverer, richer and happier by sharing his knowledge
  • Transcript of "Wikimedia uk old man and the logo"

    1. 1. A story ...
    2. 2. There once was an old man
    3. 3. ... And he had a bag
    4. 4. ... the man prized the bag
    5. 5. As the bag contained all the knowledge he’d collected 3.14 Shakespeare Dickens Plato van Gogh
    6. 6. A disaster happened
    7. 7. His bag got holes MOTH MOTH MOTH
    8. 8. All of it was eaten by a laptop
    9. 9. The man was very sad ....
    10. 10. ... He looked at the laptop all of HIS info was there
    11. 11. 3.14 Shakespeare Dickens Plato 3.141 Shakespeare, William: Dickens, Charles: Plato: ... other people had added more detail ...
    12. 12. 3.141592653589793 Shakespeare, William: British playwright. Born Stratford Dickens, Charles: British author, wrote under the name Boz Plato: a Greek Philosopher ... other people had added a lot more detail ...
    13. 13. WIKIMEDIA UK
    14. 14. Imagine a world in which every single human being can freely share in the sum of all knowledge. That's our commitment.
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