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

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The Wikipedia revolution
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how a bunch of nobodies created the world's greatest encyclopedia
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Andrew Lih
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eng
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A Wikipedia expert tells the inside story of the trailblazing--and incredibly popular--open source encyclopedia
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The Wikipedia revolution
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Details Wikipedia's site's inception in 2001, its evolution, and its remarkable growth, while explaining its larger cultural repercussions
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  • illustrations
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index present
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ZA4482
LC item number
.L54 2009
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non fiction
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [231]-235) and index
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
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25 cm.
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Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xviii, 246 p.
Isbn
9781401303716
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2008051137
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ill., map

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