Yi-Tan Tech Community Call 226 – The Wikipedia Revolution –

There’s a nice line now, arguably, from Piny the Elder to Jimmy Wales. That and other stories about how and why Wikipedia exists abound in Andrew Lih‘s new book, The Wikipedia Revolution.

Wikipedia exemplifies so many of the principles of change we’re living these days: commons-based peer production, openness, online community, the wisdom of crowds… you get the picture. And it’s not all goodness and light, either.

With Andrew, let’s discuss:

  • How has Wikipedia evolved and changed? Is it “done”?
  • What are its enduring aspects? How has it changed our expectations? business?
  • Where are the sharp edges? The remaining frontiers?

Yi-Tan Tech Community Call 226 – The Wikipedia Revolution –

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