[Foundation-l] Misplaced Reliance, was Re: Paid editing, was Re: Ban and...
dgerard at gmail.com
Tue Oct 26 19:38:12 UTC 2010
On 26 October 2010 20:30, Michael Snow <wikipedia at frontier.com> wrote:
> David Gerard wrote:
>> I *facepalm*ed. ENGINEER HUBRIS IS NOT WHAT WIKIPEDIA IS FOR!
> No, but it's what much of Wikipedia was written with.
Actually, it was the computer stuff that was the first area of
Wikipedia that I found actually useful as a first place to look. Now
it's *everything*, and I am daily awed at the utterly breathtaking
thing that we have, in fact, built here.
There's a place for applied engineer hubris. With due caution.
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