•Wikipedia hopes to make editing user-friendly
PhysOrg.com, VA -1 hour ago
By ANDREW VANACORE , AP Business Writer, Technology / Internet (AP) -- Concerned that many would-be contributors to Wikipedia are being scared away, ...
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The foundation has snared an $890,000 grant from the Stanton Foundation for the project and plans to assemble a five-person team to identify what exactly is turning some users off. In particular, the foundation said it will look at hiding more technical elements of the site that contributors don't necessarily need to see.
Wow. They've actually scored a good fraction of a million dollars to do a study to show that people are NOT being scared off by the fact that the site coddles vandals, insults experts, and is generally run by pricks.
This is just one reason why I'm pretty sure there is no god.