Crowdsourcing/The Wikipedia way

There was never a business plan for Wikipedia. … For something completely new, the business plan is going to be a bunch of made-up nonsense.
—Jimmy Wales

Wikipedia and its sister projects differ from a conventionally-managed project in the same way the previous section’s DNA computer differs from a microprocessor. This section introduces some of those differences.

  1. Division of labour
  2. Wikipedia, the triumph of crowdsourcing
  3. Progress without a plan
  4. The drive for quality
  5. Summing up
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