Thursday, September 25, 2014


I chose to research Wikipedia because it a wonderful site to use to find a basic knowledge of almost anything, and I also wanted to find out if it was trust worthy way back then. The oldest article I could find was "Coase's Penguin, or Linux and "The Nature of the Firm" published by Yochai Benkler in The Yale Law Journal in December of 2002. The article mentions that the Wikipedia project was created to create the first online encyclopedia. There were 2000 volunteers working on the project and it took 18 months to produce. The article also states that Wikipedia's pages should as good if not better than that of the Columbia's Encyclopedia, due to the fact that everyone posts would be edited multiple times all by experts. This is very bizarre considering the fact that Wikipedia is considered so untrustworthy now a days. I hope you found this interesting 

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