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13 May 2013

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  1. Six degrees of IMDb founder Col Needham | Film | The Guardian

    Catherine Shoard fails to even mention the huge number of volunteers who contributed the data which…

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  1. Six degrees of IMDb founder Col Needham | Film | The Guardian

    On the success of the IMDb’s “creator”. Doesn’t even mention that the site’s value to Amazon in 1998 was all the data contributed by volunteers. Imagine if Wikipedia was solely the work of Jimmy Wales and Larry Sanger. Grrrrrr. Still angry.

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    10 minutes failing to install iPlayer Desktop vs 5 seconds finding a working Pirate Bay site.

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    @alicebartlett @kapowaz @jwheare In less formal things, LIKE AN EMAIL ALICE, one sounds less of a pompous arse using “me and X”. #mydefence

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    @blech cm.cf.ac.uk/Movies was where I first came across it, and they still have a page about it there!

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    @whoisdanw Strictly Spacewalk. Floating With The Stars. Britain’s Got Astronauts. The Only Way Is Mars. I’m a Celebrity… Get Me Into Orbit!

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    Article about the success of the IMDb’s “creator” that doesn’t mention its value was the contributions of volunteers: guardian.co.uk/film/2013/may/…