The (Proud) Amateur Who Created Wikipedia

Anderson, Chris
May 2006
Time;5/8/2006, Vol. 167 Issue 19, p70
The article focuses on Jimmy Wales, who used reader contribution to establish Wikipedia.org, an online encyclopedia with nearly 10 times the amount of entries in the "Encyclopedia Britannica." Users are invited to edit and correct the articles on the website, creating a source of public knowledge actually reviewed by the public. The unique and powerful open source industrial model is discussed.


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