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

Author: Andrew Lih
Publisher: Pymble, NSW : HarperCollins e-books, 2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A Wikipedia expert tells the inside story of the trailblazing--and incredibly popular--open source encyclopedia.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Lih
ISBN: 9781401393878 140139387X
OCLC Number: 320527197
Notes: Title from PDF title page (viewed May 8, 2009).
Description: 1 online resource.
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.

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A Wikipedia expert tells the inside story of the trailblazing--and incredibly popular--open source encyclopedia.

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