Martin Cleaver, Blended Perspectives. Toronto, Canada.
Wiki farm: a website that offers to the public a sectioned-off set of wiki pages
It’s evident that Wiki Farms, such as PBWiki, Wetpaint, Wikia and WikiSpaces are growing rapidly. Many content producers don’t have the resources or desire to install their own wiki platform behind the firewall or they want to dabble first, so these sites act as great places to experiment while allowing someone else to manage the content.
Typical users are professors at universities and colleges, who assign their students homework on them, towns, many not for profits and groups of knowledge specialists (such as legal, medical and accounting) who have the need to share effort or align on approach. The result is these sites act as wellpools into which effort is gravitated and content collects around seeds of common interest.