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

Ray Saintonge 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
>> 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. 

This could be a good opportunity for a Seattle meetup.  That would draw 
Wikipedians from Oregon, Washington and British Columbia.


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