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Wikipedia, Open Source and the Future of the Web

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Wikipedia, Open Source and the Future of the Web

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Wikipedia, Open Source and the Future of the Web

Wikipedia, Open Source and the Future of the Web

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A new wave of Internet sites, like Wikipedia, invite their users to interact and contribute facts and opinion and edit each other. It's a more democratic way to present information. But is it more accurate?

Guests:

Chris Anderson, editor-in-chief of Wired magazine

Jimmy Wales, founder of the Wikimedia Foundation

Nicholas Carr, freelance business and technology writer; former executive editor of The Harvard Business Review; author of the book, Does IT Matter? Information Technology and the Corrosion of Competitive Advantage

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