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Wikipedia's Top Editor Shares His Motivational Quote
Wikipedia's Top Editor Shares His Motivational Quote (Notes on Quotes #9)
Good morning from Notes on Quotes, an interview series in which Stephen Harrison chats with interesting people about a quote that’s meaningful to them.
Steven Pruitt is the most prolific contributor to the English language version of Wikipedia with more than 3 million edits to the online encyclopedia to his credit. According to the nonprofit Wikimedia Foundation, out of the encyclopedia’s more than 5.9 million pages, Pruitt has edited a staggering one-third. He’s been profiled by Time, the Washington Post Magazine, and CBS, and has become a popular internet meme. Pruitt’s fellow Wikipedia volunteer Rosie Stephenson-Goodknight said of him, “Steven is not only a ‘super star’ Wikipedian but a really nice guy; kind and an interesting conversationalist.”