Monday, November 23, 2009

Volunteers Log Off As Wikipedia Ages - WSJ.com

An interesting shift for Wikipedia

Wikipedia's struggles raise questions about the evolution of "crowdsourcing," one of the Internet era's most cherished principles. Crowdsourcing posits that there is wisdom in aggregating independent contributions from multitudes of Web users. It has been promoted as a new and better way for large numbers of individuals to collaborate on tasks, without the rules and hierarchies of traditional organizations.

[fading enthusiasm]

Volunteers Log Off As Wikipedia Ages - WSJ.com

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