On 14 July 2015 at 21:22, Renata St <renataw...@gmail.com> wrote: > Hi. > > So I saw this YouTube video yesterday about kids reacting to printed > encyclopedia: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X7aJ3xaDMuM&noredirect=1 > > It made me sad. And very fearful of the future of Wikipedia. > > These kids do not appreciate knowledge and information because they grew up > with its abundance. When I was growing up (and I am only 30), printed > encyclopedia was the only research tool.
You would have been 8 years old when Encarta was launched. > Those kids never deprived of knowledge and information will never know how > precious it is. Eh you always hit walls sooner or later. A lot of information is still buried in libraries (the best soruce I'm aware of for theThe jewelry of roman Britain is a book written in 1996). Other stuff is behind paywalls or is commercially sensitive. Or simply doesn't exist (there doesn't seem to be a solid history of calshot castle anywhere). > They will not have the same love that is required to edit > Wikipedia and write quality articles. And it makes me sad. > I think there will be other motivations. -- geni _______________________________________________ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines Wikimediaemail@example.com Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe>