Wikipedia's Brain Drain

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The decay of time, bitter infighting, and the increasing scope and strength of regulations slowly strangle the life out of Wikipedia, with editors—its braintrust—fleeing in droves, even as traffic at the world's fifth most-popular website keeps growing. [WSJ]



Maybe we've written enough? Really. After years of entering everything from chicken soup to super bowl winners there's not much more NEW stuff to put in.

The decline is more likely because all the easy pickings are picked and there aren't new articles to be written. Doesn't that seem obvious to anyone else?