English >500,000 articles. In 350,000 categories. Higher Alexa than NY Times. 500 million page views per month.
Wikicities.com Social computing successor to home pages. 170 communities formed in 3 months. Growing faster than Wikipedia did. Users free to license content however they like.
Wikis Solve Author Fatigue: anyone can take over. Quality control: Everything can be peer reviewed and improved.
Organisation by the community: Software does not force how the community works.
Wikipedia is a social innovation not a technical innovation.
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