In a post on The Signpost, Wikimedia Foundation Senior Designer Brandon Harris outlined a radical set of goals to improve Wikipedia over the next year. In short, the encyclopedia is a broken, disorganized mess and the whole system for creating and editing articles needs a fundamental overhaul. Here's how he plans to fix it.
Wikipedia is bleeding editors, but that's just a symptom of the problem with Wikipedia. According to Harris, the encyclopedia's software is outmoded and hard to use, which keeps many would-be contributors from getting their hands dirty: