The future of wikis
|Authors||James Forrester (moderator), Ward Cunningham (AboutUs.org), Dirk Riehle (SAP Research), Jack Herrick (WikiHow), Erik Möller (Wikimedia Foundation)|
|License||GNU Free Documentation License (details)|
|About the authors|
James Forrester is currently serves as the Company Secretary of Wikimedia UK and an Arbitrator for the English Wikipedia. He was as the Chief Research Officer of the Wikimedia Foundation from 2006–2007. He has been involved in Wikimedia projects, primarily the English Wikipedia, since 2002.
http://www.wikisym.org. His website is http://www.riehle.org. Contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
wikiHow in January 2005. wikiHow is a collaboration to build the world's largest, highest quality how to manual. With over 5 million visitors per month, wikiHow is one of the most widely read wikis after Wikipedia. Jack lives in Palo Alto, California, USA with his wife and 2 children.
Erik Möller serves as the Executive Secretary of the Wikimedia Foundation's Board of Trustees, and is 28 years old and lives in Berlin, Germany. He has been an active editor of Wikipedia since 2001 and has also contributed to the underlying software, MediaWiki. Erik is a freelance journalist and author (Die heimliche Medienrevolution: Wie Weblogs, Wikis und freie Software die Welt verändern) and also manages wiki-related software development projects. He holds a degree in computer science. Beyond Wikimedia, he seeks to promote Free Content, Free Software, and balanced intellectual monopoly rights legislation.
|This panel discusses the future of wikis as seen from multiple different perspectives.|