„It turns out a lot of people don’t get it. Wikipedia is like rock’n’roll; it’s a cultural shift.“

Wales to Computerworld, "Wikipedia founder gazes into site's future" (18 August 2006) http://computerworld.co.nz/news.nsf/0/E33CA972AD48588CCC2571C7001C3649?OpenDocument, based on an earlier interview at Wikimania

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„People can and do trust works produced by people they don’t know. The real world is still trying to figure out how Wikipedia works.“

—  Ward Cunningham American computer programmer who developed the first wiki 1949

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Contexto: People can and do trust works produced by people they don’t know. The real world is still trying to figure out how Wikipedia works. A fantastic resource. Open source is produced by people that you can’t track down, but you can trust it in very deep ways. People can trust works by people they don’t know in this low communication cost environment.

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„She was one of the top 10 editors in terms of producing a lot of high-quality content. Wikipedia is full of brilliant, talented people. She really stood out.“

—  Adrianne Wadewitz academic and Wikipedian 1977 - 2014

Sue Gardner, Executive Director, Wikimedia Foundation — cited in: Woo, Elaine (April 23, 2014). "Adrianne Wadewitz dies at 37; helped diversify Wikipedia" http://www.latimes.com/obituaries/la-me-adrianne-wadewitz-20140424,0,1077455.story. Los Angeles Times.
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„I know Wikipedia is very cool. A lot of people do not think so, but of course they are wrong.“

—  Larry Sanger American former professor, co-founder of Wikipedia, founder of Citizendium and other projects 1968

"Why Wikipedia Must Jettison Its Anti-Elitism" at kuro5hin (31 December 2004) http://www.kuro5hin.org/story/2004/12/30/142458/25.

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„Memory works like a Wikipedia page: You can go in there and change it, but so can other people.“

—  Elizabeth Loftus American cognitive psychologist 1944

How reliable is your memory? https://www.ted.com/talks/elizabeth_loftus_the_fiction_of_memory?language=en#t-320055 June 2013

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„People say, "I want to get laid a lot and make lots of money."“

—  Gene Simmons Israeli-born American rock bass guitarist, singer-songwriter, record producer, entrepreneur, and actor 1949

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„So I think one thing that Wikipedia has to do as a culture is ask itself, 'Are we willing– to be this– this self-selecting– and– and be this small?' We can have many more people if we’re willing to be a more welcoming community.“

—  Adrianne Wadewitz academic and Wikipedian 1977 - 2014

Wholf, Tracy (May 18, 2014). "'Wikipedian' editor took on website’s gender gap" http://www.pbs.org/newshour/bb/wikipedian-editor-took-wikipedias-gender-gap/. PBS NewsHour (PBS). Retrieved May 19, 2014.

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„Whether people accept this music or not, I don’t give a damn. I know how good—and right—the group is. We all sell out to a point. And don’t get me wrong, I like living comfortably and having a nice car. But if money determines your art, then what’s the point?“

—  John McLaughlin guitarist, founder of the Mahavishnu Orchestra 1942

On the criticism of his acoustic band Shakti, after temporarily retiring his electric period with the Mahavishnu Orchestra, as quoted in Jerome, Jim. "John McLaughlin Pulls the Plug on His Guitar, but He's as Electrifying as Ever", People Magazines. 21 June 1976. http://people.com/archive/john-mc-laughlin-pulls-the-plug-on-his-guitar-but-hes-as-electrifying-as-ever-vol-5-no-24/

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