Wikipedia wants celebrity voice recordings, to remove that boredom of just reading

Wikipedia has been known as a “reliable” source of information on the internet dictionary. To add more authenticity, the company has asked famous people on the internet — and the world at large —  to record their voice for digital archiving as part of a year-old Wikipedia project. The project that, began in late 2012 and is now getting off the ground with initial recordings by British celebrity Stephen Fry and astronaut Charlie Duke.

If you have your Wikipedia entry, the program allows you to record a short 10 seconds long snippet which will be attached to the page with its own audio transcription. The aim of the program is to add a little more character and personality to Wikipedia entries. We wonder what next, short video recordings will be the next natural step, a Vine like service for Wikipedia.

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