[Air-l] Wikipedia's Technological Obscurification: Three ways Wikipedia keeps 99% of the population from participating

Bonnie Nardi nardi at ics.uci.edu
Wed Feb 21 06:52:34 PST 2007


Very interesting. Thanks so much for letting us know of this 
perspective on Wikipedia. It seems a bit like mashups which also are 
not really for the common human although they are of course very 
useful.

Best,

--

Bonnie

Bonnie A. Nardi
School of Information and Computer Sciences
University of California, Irvine
Irvine, CA 92697-3440
(949) 824-6534
www.artifex.org/~bonnie/

On Feb 21, 2007, at 5:38 AM, Jeremy Hunsinger wrote:

> this is an interesting short critique of wikipedia, and to some
> extent most wikiwikiweb systems that some of you may be interested in.
>
> http://www.calacanis.com/2007/02/20/technological-obscurification-
> three-ways-wikipedia-keeps-99-of/
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