Happy Birthday! Wikipedia Turns 10 Today!

Wikipedia-10 Years of SharingHappy Birthday Wikipedia! The free online collaborative encyclopedia turns 10 years old today.

In online years Wikipedia would be considered a senior citizen, a most commendable feat, but I hope to see them around for much longer. I suspect they will because there are an endless amount of people out there who can’t help but share their knowledge (>17 million articles in 271 languages with 3.5 million alone in the English edition) and there are even more who want to consume this knowledge (408 million monthly viewers a month). Think about how many times you’ve read a Wikipedia entry and of the millions of lazy students scouring the world wide web lol. Continue reading