Wikipedia — an unplanned miracle

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January 16, 2011
Guardian [UK]
by Clay Shirky  
Posted in Commentary, LAND Commentary

"Wikipedia is the most widely used reference work in the world. That statement is both ordinary and astonishing: it's a simple reflection of its enormous readership; and yet, by any traditional view about how the world works, Wikipedia shouldn't even exist, much less have succeeded so dramatically in the space of a single decade." (01/14/10)  

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