An interesting analysis of the cultural biases of the Wikipedia. As participation by the developing world increases, we need to come up with a better way of assessing “notability”. Especially with English, shared language is not shared culture or context. We in the west may see Kenyan pop cultural references as unworthy of note… but that’s not how they see it! Personally I’d rather see it become a truly global repository of knowledge. The less insular we are, the better.