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The Wikipedia revolution : how a bunch of nobodies created the world's greatest encyclopedia

Author: Andrew Lih; Jimmy Wales; Lloyd James; Tantor Media.
Publisher: [Old Saybrook, Conn.] : Tantor Media, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : English : UnabridgedView all editions and formats
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Andrew Lih reveals Wikipedia's immense growth and astounding success. Chronicling the evolution of the world's most successful online encyclopedia, Lih recalls humorous anecdotes on the daily facets of a Wiki administrator.
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Genre/Form: Audiobooks collection
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Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Lih; Jimmy Wales; Lloyd James; Tantor Media.
ISBN: 9781400110766 1400110769 9781400140763 1400140765
OCLC Number: 303027502
Notes: Title from container.
Unabridged.
Compact discs.
Duration: 9:30:00.
Performer(s): Read by Lloyd James.
Description: 8 sound discs (ca. 9.5 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: The wiki phenomenon. History --
A nupedia. What is an encyclopedia? ; Alabama rising ; The mother of all directories ; RMS ; Linux on the scene ; Remember DMOZ ; The Nupedia idea ; Nupedia's rules ; The Nupedians --
Wiki origins. Ward's start ; HyperCard's inspirations ; A web browser ; Viola ; HyperCard revisited --
Wiki introduced. Slashdotting ; Contributing the meaning of everything ; The GFDL ; UseMod grows ; Give me more space ; Server load --
Community at work (the piranha effect). Usenet's legacy ; Lessons from Usenet ; Growth ; How Wikipedia works ; Urban jungle ; Signaling one another ; Then came the bots ; Lots of red dots ; Peer production ; Dot map obsession ; Essays, guidelines, and policy ; Fix it yourself ; What to include ; Gaming the vote ; Small ball ; Gdansk/Danzig wars --
Wikipedia goes international. To split or not to split ; Spanish Wikipedia fork ; Making it multilingual ; Encoding language ; A colossal waste of space ; Japanese Wikipedia ; German Wikipedia ; Chinese Wikipedia ; Serbian Wikipedia and Kazakh Wikipedia ; African languages ; The numbers game --
Trolls, vandals, and sock puppets, oh my. Vandals and sock puppets ; Jimbo doesn't scale --
Crisis of community. Criticisms ; The Seigenthaler Incident ; The Essjay Controversy --
Wikipedia makes waves. JewWatch ; Microsoft Encarta's experiment ; Wikitorials ; Nature study ; Britannica goes free and collaborative ; Digital Universe and Citizendium ; The future ; To the afterword.
Responsibility: Andrew Lih ; foreword by Jimmy Wales.

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Andrew Lih reveals Wikipedia's immense growth and astounding success. Chronicling the evolution of the world's most successful online encyclopedia, Lih recalls humorous anecdotes on the daily facets of a Wiki administrator.

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