Wednesday, August 16, 2006

Wired News: Wiki Is as Wiki Does

More evidence of irrational exuberance and Bubble v2? 

Domain name speculator John Gotts set off a wave of online speculation three weeks ago when he agreed to buy the Wiki.com website for $2.8 million.

Later in the article:

Wiki.com is the startup equivalent of instant cuisine. According to Gotts, a team of engineers put together most of the site's backend in a caffeine-fueled span of 48 hours. The site runs using technology from MindTouch, a Washington wiki-software and hardware startup founded by former Microsoft employees.

Read the full article for more on how Gotts is hedging his bets.

Source: Wired News: Wiki Is as Wiki Does

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