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 launched his first internet space in 1997 and has been teaching on related issues for the past 20 years. He travels all the time but lives between Wellington, San Francisco and a hobbit home in Prague.

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