Google launches Knol, but sacrifices quality?

Knol, Google's Wikipedia beater has been in beta since December 2007. Last week we saw the wrapping come off and Knol opening up to accept new content entries. Knol, short for Knowledge, is on a steep slope to compete with Wikipedia. With 9.2 million UK users [according to Nielson], even with Google's size, trying to achieve over 8bn articles [and counting at Wikipedia] will take some time.

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8th London Wikipedia Meetup

  Newly rescheduled and at a more central location! A social gathering for wikipedia enthusiasts. Where we... * Drink beer and eat Sunday lunch * Chat about Wikipedia and any other topics we fancy.

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Date: 13 April 2008
Location: Pendrel's Oak, UK