What Nonprofits Can (and Cannot) Learn From Wikipedia

Joseph Reagle

What Nonprofits Can (and Cannot) Learn From Wikipedia

Joseph Reagle, Northeastern University

  • Good Faith Collaboration (2010)
  • Reading the Comments (2015)

There’s No Wiki Pixie

Consider…

openness

synchronicity

linkiness

scale

moderation

ownership

learning curve

coupling

Wikipedia

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Google Docs

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Hackpad

Others

Consider…

openness

synchronicity

linkiness

scale

moderation

ownership

learning curve

coupling

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