Aleksi Aaltonen, Stephan Seiler, 31 October 2014

Many organisations are developing open platforms to create, store, and share knowledge. This column analyses editing data by Wikipedia users to show how content creation by individuals generates significant ‘spillover’ benefits, encouraging others to contribute to the collective process of knowledge production.

Neil Gandal, 15 September 2011

The open source software-development model gives free access to a software’s source code, allowing further users to modify and extend the program. This column argues that the success of Wikipedia and other users of open source methods show that it is likely to continue to be a cornerstone of the digital economy.

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