The People Behind Wikipedia: “My Wife Watches Netflix, I’d Rather Do It” – Baltimoregaylife

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      What did he write about?  Not about what one of the best query is.  Regional dishes.  stage.  vitality transmission.  Bread historical past.  A number of years in the past, it turned out that the nationwide parks of Brazil don't but have their very own web page.  I will even add some.  I believed.  I miscalculated, and it turned out that there have been fifty of them, and there was virtually no details about a few of them.  However they're all doing effectively now.”

      Henry Duvent of Wikipedia (not his actual identify) has been writing articles for the world’s largest on-line encyclopedia since 2007. He works on it virtually day-after-day, and has written or edited a number of thousand articles.  “It’s a tight-knit group, energetic Wikipedians. This week I used to be requested if I’d like to take a look at some articles on birds within the Wadden Sea. I’ve studied biology, so I do know rather a lot about it. Then it helps.”

The primary Dutch wiki article was printed on June 19, 2001, six months after the English model of the encyclopedia was printed. Since then, greater than two million Dutch articles have been printed, with about 200 extra articles being added day-after-day. “Half of it's schoolboy bullshit, it was instantly eliminated,” says Edo de Rou, an IT specialist in on a regular basis life who has been on Wikipedia for the previous sixteen years. “I work on it each evening. And within the morning earlier than I am going to work. And on weekends too.” He calls it a interest that obtained out of hand.

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