The People Behind Wiki

These geeks impress me. They are the 16,000 contributors of the Wikipedia, the online encyclopedia with 490,000 articles. They are a lot like bloggers, but less selfish . . . and smarter. Wired tells us who they are and why they do it.

No 1 Wikipedian: Derek Ramsey, aka Ram-Man

“Ramsey created the most active Wikipedian of them all, ”rambot,“ a Java program that creates and maintains articles on American counties and cities. Link


Andrew Jones has been blogging since 1997. He is based in San Francisco with his two daughters but also travels the globe to find compelling stories of early stage entrepreneurs changing their world. Sometimes he talks in the third person. Sometimes he even talks to himself and has been heard uttering the name "Precious" :-)

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