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Started: January 2001 Areas of strength 1. Breaking news and current events 2. Popular culture Areas of weakness 1. Medicine 2. Geography: too many items miss coordinates, the infoboxes only appear on some pages, population data outdated. Who are the competitors(print, online)? 1. Britannica 2. Encarta (Microsoft) 3. World BookHow to destroy Wikipedia (essay)Departure of Larry SangerJohn Seigenthaler caseOne million articles
What language features are challenging? 1. British and American spellings (ie. colour vs color). General agreement than articles with British roots should be dominated by British spellings, and vice versa. But by default, American spellings predominate. What would surprise the outside reader about the community? 1. Dedicated IRC channels for vandal fighting 2. Software robots for copyright violations, vandal fighting, repetitive tasks, etc. What are some unique practices/characteristics? 1. Requests for Adminship highly political, normally garnering over 100-150 "!votes" at a time Who were the earliest participants, who started it? 1. Larry Sanger 2. Jimmy Wales 3. Tim Shell Other prominent Wikipedians? 1. Raul654 - featured articles, arbitration committee 2. Danny - early Wikipedian, one of the first Wikimedia Foundation employees 3. Bastique - current Wikimedia Foundation volunteer coordinator
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