simultaneously all over the project. Wales and Sanger created the first Nupedia wiki on January 10, 2001. Archived from the original on May 31, 2011. 168 In January 2015, Maastricht University awarded a Doctorate Honoris Causa to Wales. 106 In May 2017, he said on Quora that he is a Centrist and a Gradualist and believes "that slow step-by-step change is better and more sustainable and allows us to test new things with a minimum of difficult disruption. Edu, April 20, 2010. " The Wikipedia project was founded in January 2001 by Internet entrepreneur Jimmy Wales and philosopher Larry Sanger, ""d from April 25, 2004 first-ever press release issued by the Wikimedia Foundation. Rebroadcast on July 26, 2015. First aired on April 5, 2015. Wales gives an annual "State of the Wiki" address at the Wikimania conference. Belga (February 2, 2016).