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Wikipedia/Kevin Kelly/Morozov: "The bureaucracy of Wikipedia is relatively small to be invisible" (1), the technology expert Kevin Kelly announces and confesses that "much of what I believed in human nature and the nature of knowledge was inverted by Wikipedia". Kelly writes that "everything I knew about the structure of information convinced me that knowledge wouldn't come spontaneously from data without a lot of energy and intelligence that is consciously designed to transform it" (2).
MorozovVsKelly: But there is no reason not to believe that nowadays. As it turns out, Wikipedia has a huge - not small - bureaucracy; its rules cover the most arcane ((s) obscure) topics.

1. Kevin Kelly, “The Collaborative Community,” in What Have You Changed Your Mind About?: Today’s Leading Minds Rethink Everything, ed. John Brockman (New York: HarperCollins, 2009), 177.
2. ibid. 176

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Kelly I
Kevin Kelly
What Technology Wants New York 2011

Morozov I
Evgeny Morozov
To Save Everything, Click Here: The Folly of Technological Solutionism New York 2014

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