[Wikipedia-l] Re: Encarta goes wiki - sort of...

Jimmy Wales jwales at wikia.com
Fri Apr 15 18:15:10 UTC 2005

Andrew Lih wrote:
> FYI, something I just found on the Encarta Feedback FAQ, that might be
> of interest:
> ---
> How are my suggested edits researched?
> Graduate students at the University of Washington Information School
> are fact-checking all proposed changes to Encarta. They are trained in
> research and passionate about corroborating facts. Stay tuned for
> possible plans to expand our pool of researchers to the Encarta
> community.

Microsoft has extended an invitation for me to come and give a talk in
Redmond.  I'll also see if I can give a talk at the University of 
Washington Information School.  It would be interesting to chat with 
these graduate students, I think, to learn more about their experience.


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