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Can Wikipedia Survive?

While calling Wikipedia a failed experiment would be premature, the site is struggling to maintain an active contractor base, the MIT Technology Review reports. “Wikipedia and its stated ambition to ‘compile the sum of all human knowledge’ are in trouble,” it writes. “The volunteer workforce that built the project’s flagship, the English-language Wikipedia -- and must defend it against vandalism, hoaxes, and manipulation -- has shrunk by more than a third since 2007 and is still shrinking.”

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