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

Jimmy Wales jwales at wikia.com
Sat Feb 24 00:59:23 PST 2007


It is important to know that Jason Calacanis' views on Wikipedia are 
shockingly at odds with the truth in almost all cases.

Bonnie Nardi wrote:
> 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/
>> Jeremy Hunsinger
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