Submissions/Hippies with guns: how ideological conflict shapes Wikipedia and what we can learn from it

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Title of the submission
Hippies with Guns: how ideological conflict shapes Wikipedia and what we can learn from it
Type of submission (workshop, tutorial, panel, presentation)
Author of the submission
Oliver Keyes/Ironholds
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Country of origin
United Kingdom
Affiliation, if any (organization, company etc.)
Personal homepage or blog
Abstract (please use no less than 300 words to describe your proposal)
a 15-minute presentation (with 5 minutes for questions and answers) covering the history and evolution of the English-language Wikipedia - in particular, the hypothesis that it can be understood as an ideological conflict between two extremes, and what we can learn from where we've been in this fight.
Track (People and Community/Knowledge and Collaboration/Infrastructure)
People and Community
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most probably
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  1. CT Cooper · talk 11:38, 9 March 2011 (UTC)[reply]
  2. Helder Ribeiro 17:15, 15 March 2011 (UTC)[reply]
  3. The blog posts are interesting, I'd like to see it fleshed out in a presentation. Fluffernutter 17:20, 15 March 2011 (UTC)[reply]
  4. Missvain 15:38, 24 March 2011 (UTC)[reply]
  5. Jtmorgan 22:03, 4 April 2011 (UTC)[reply]
  6. Tobias 18:11, 6 April 2011 (UTC) Sounds interesting[reply]
  7. MetalBrasil 17:46, 12 April 2011 (UTC)[reply]
  8. Grenouille vert 06:57, 14 April 2011 (UTC)[reply]
  9. Millosh 14:19, 20 April 2011 (UTC)[reply]
  10. JanPaul123 21:39, 26 April 2011 (UTC)[reply]
  11. Vibhijain 07:12, 8 May 2011 (UTC)[reply]
  12. Deryck Chan 21:53, 23 May 2011 (UTC)[reply]
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  14. Mzk1 21:02, 31 July 2011 (UTC)[reply]