Monday, December 03, 2007 by Dave Winer.
I miss Phillip, a real agent provacateur if there ever was one.
As reported by the NY Times, he's offering payments to illustrators to spiff up Wikipedia articles.
"It occurred to me that when the dust settled on the Wikipedia versus Britannica question, the likely conclusion would be 'Wikipedia is more up to date; Britannica has better illustrations.'"
Just $20K (less than 30 nights in a European hotel for an American) and he's given the publishing world something to think about.
That's called leverage!