BIRTHDAY An NFT of the first page of the site is also on sale until December 15th
The computer on which was created Wikipedia is up for auction – Geeko
& Agrave; To mark the 20th anniversary of Wikip & eacute; dia, the auction house Christie & rsquo; s offers two related items. the famous online encyclopedia. The first is the computer used. by Jimmy Wales, the co-founder of Wikip & eacute; dia, for compiling the site code during development. It's a strawberry-colored iMac. & ldquo; This is his personal computer, which he was using for development and research when the site launched on January 15, 2001 & rsquo ;, explains the company.
The computer on which it has been created Wikipedia is auctioned off – Geeko The first page of Wikipedia is sold as NFT. & copy; Christie & rsquo; s
The second subject is an NFT certificate from the first page of the encyclopedia. & ldquo; & ldquo; She & eacute; & eacute; created by Jimmy Wales and renders this & agrave; what Wikip & eacute; dia looked like at the time of & ugrave; he installed it and o & ugrave; he launched its first page, with the words & ldquo; & nbsp; Hello world & nbsp; & raquo; & nbsp; & raquo;, explained & nbsp; Peter Klarnet & agrave; AFP. The NFT is presented as a JPG image. It is interactive and can be edited by the buyer. & ldquo; & ldquo; What you see displayed is it & agrave; what Wikip & eacute; dia looked like when I set up the software, & rdquo ;, says Jimmy Wales.
For a good cause
Profits will be used in part to fund WT.Social, a network social development by Jimmy Wales. He describes it as a & ldquo; & ldquo; & ldquo; & ldquo; & ldquo; & ldquo; & ldquo; & ldquo; centralized, non-commercial social network, free of advertisements, data collection or misinformation and non-toxic & nbsp;/raquo;.
Both items are up for auction until December 15, with a starting price of $ 100 each. So far, the computer has auctioned $ 600, while the NFT is currently auctioned off. 2,400 dollars.