The Wikipedia Revolution

The Wikipedia Revolution

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qImagine a world in which every single person on the planet is given free access to the sum of all human knowledge. That's what we're doing.q --Jimmy Wales With more than 2, 000, 000 individual articles on everything from Aa! (a Japanese pop group) to Zzyzx, California, written by an army of volunteer contributors, Wikipedia is the #8 site on the World Wide Web. Created (and corrected) by anyone with access to a computer, this impressive assemblage of knowledge is growing at an astonishing rate of more than 30, 000, 000 words a month. Now for the first time, a Wikipedia insider tells the story of how it all happened--from the first glimmer of an idea to the global phenomenon it's become. Andrew Lih has been an administrator (a trusted user who is granted access to technical features) at Wikipedia for more than four years, as well as a regular host of the weekly Wikipedia podcast. In The Wikipedia Revolution, he details the site's inception in 2001, its evolution, and its remarkable growth, while also explaining its larger cultural repercussions. Wikipedia is not just a website; it's a global community of contributors who have banded together out of a shared passion for making knowledge free. Featuring a Foreword by Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales and an Afterword that is itself a Wikipedia creation.Ia#39;m grateful to the many authors of NeoOffice, Mozilla Firefox, TextMate, Quicksilver, MacJournal, MyMind, TextExpander, and Colloquy as critical ... She alsotaught me howto typeon a manual typewriter, which cured me of my twofingerhabit.


Title:The Wikipedia Revolution
Author: Andrew Lih
Publisher:Hachette UK - 2009-03-17
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