The Wikipedia hero and his bot

Sverker Johansson could be the most prolific author you've never heard of. And with 2.7 million articles to his name and counting not everyone is happy with his methods.

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Sverker Johansson can take credit for 2.7 million Wikipedia articles. Most were created using a computer program, or 'bot,' that he made. Ellen Emmerentze Jervell/The Wall Street Journal

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