The king of knowledge websites – Wikipedia, enters the space by selling its initial edit. In addition, the wiki NFT shows the first “Hello World” edited by Jimmy Wales on January 15, 2001.
Not only the “first edit” as NFT, but also the iMac computer that Jimmy used to build the website are open for auction.
The auction is named “The Birth of Wikipedia” and it started from December 3 to December 5.
Moreover, the auction will be held on Christies.com. The place that the offer began at $100, it has now risen to $700 for the Wiki NFT and $300 for the iMac computer.
Excitingly, anyone who becomes the final purchaser can freely edit the original edit.
In addition, the proceeds from the auction will be directed to Wale’s current project, ‘W. T. Social’. The goal of this project is to create a non-toxic alternative to social platforms. In addition, the funds will back several charities.
Wikipedia has been a vast series of knowledge with over 6.4 billion articles since its first publication. We all know that the site covers nearly every topic we look for. Therefore, this site is the thirteenth most popular site with nearly two billion views per day.
Jimmy Wales stated on the Wiki NFT as saying, “To artfully express what (he thinks) was meaningful about that moment of potential and excitement, which you might be doing something attracting, or you might be creating something that doesn’t work at all.”