TITLE

The (Proud) Amateur Who Created Wikipedia

AUTHOR(S)
Anderson, Chris
PUB. DATE
May 2006
SOURCE
Time;5/8/2006, Vol. 167 Issue 19, p70
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
20629459

 

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