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The importance of Wikipedia

“Wikipedia has over 100,000 active volunteers working in 270
languages. You’re probably most familiar with the English language
version, with its 3.8 million articles. But that’s less than 20% of
the total, which now comes to over 20 million.

Put it this way. When founder Jimmy Wales was on the game show
“Wait Wait Don’t Tell Me,” they chose to ask him questions he could
never answer. Their game was titled, “It must be true, I read it on
Wikipedia.” Wales lost.

Complete
Story