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This article was published on March 29, 2011


Why would you want to print out Wikipedia?

Why would you want to print out Wikipedia?
Courtney Boyd Myers
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Courtney Boyd Myers is the founder of audience.io, a transatlantic company designed to help New York and London based technology startups gr Courtney Boyd Myers is the founder of audience.io, a transatlantic company designed to help New York and London based technology startups grow internationally. Previously, she was the Features Editor and East Coast Editor of TNW covering New York City startups and digital innovation. She loves magnets + reading on a Kindle. You can follow her on Facebook, Twitter @CBM and .

In what seems like a huge waste of paper for the sake of art, London-based artist Rob Matthews printed out all of Wikipedia’s “featured articles,” totaling 2,559 entries and about 5,000 pages worth of content.

Since Wikipedia has 3,597,798 articles in English alone, this project doesn’t demonstrate its potential aim of how much information the Internet helps us store. Please don’t consider that a challenge. Don’t like reading on the Internet? Buy a Kindle instead.

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