Wikipedia corrector tape

Why don’t more people edit articles in Wikipedia? If I had to take a a wild and embarrassingly unresearched guess, that Article Edit screen scares most casual site visitors, even if they’re experts on the subject matter.

Can visitors even find it? Wikipedia doesn’t really encourage casual users to edit (this is probably by design). But it seems shortsighted to neglect tapping into the genius of the non-geeky and less-than-totally motivated.

So here’s an idea…
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The app store ‘hello world’ is the tip calculator

I built a tip calculator for the iPhone App Store, mostly as a learning exercise. But the thrill of having my first binary approved, and hitting 2,700 downloads in the first day made this whole thing about more than learning…


…more from the seedy world of app trades and icon rages, after the jump…
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