Larry Sanger

Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope
Larry Sanger

Name: Lawrence Mark "Larry" Sanger

Born: July 16, 1968, in Bellevue, Washington, USA

Computer-related contributions

  • American online knowledge organizer and co-founder of Wikipedia.
  • Founder of Citizendium.
  • Former editor-in-chief of Nupedia.
  • Designer of a web-based reading program named Reading Bear.

Significant publications

  • How and Why I Taught My Toddler to Read (2010).


"If the project was lucky enough to have a writer or two well-informed about some specialized subject, and if their work was not degraded in quality by the majority of people, whose knowledge of the subject is based on paragraphs in books and mere mentions in college classes, then there might be a good, credible article on that specialized subject. Otherwise, there will be no article at all, a very amateurish-sounding article, or an article that looks like it might once have been pretty good, but which has been hacked to bits by hoi polloi."

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