[Wikipedia-l] Re: Encarta goes wiki - sort of...
saintonge at telus.net
Sat Apr 16 21:39:55 UTC 2005
Jimmy Wales wrote:
> Andrew Lih wrote:
>> 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
> 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.
This could be a good opportunity for a Seattle meetup. That would draw
Wikipedians from Oregon, Washington and British Columbia.
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