The Memrise community is building the most memorable wikis in the world. These wikis are made up of words and definitions (in over 120 languages), audio recordings, sample sentences and mnemonics: anything and everything that helps to make the link between a word and its meaning unforgettable.
This is collaboration on a grand scale, and collaboration like this needs a strong system underpinning it. So today we have released a new, super-simple, but immensely powerful infrastructure for suggesting and accepting changes to the wikis. This will help us all to make sure the accuracy keeps on getting better and better as more and more people learn from the wikis.
Here's how it works:
Anyone who comes across a word or definition that needs editing, can now suggest a change by clicking on the "edit" button, and typing it in. Simple.
Your change will then be sent to the wiki "patrol" where curators of that topic can review, discuss and accept or reject the change.
Curators can go "on patrol" by going to the topic page, and clicking on the "patrol" tab. and clicking the big blue button saying "start patrol". Click, and you are on your way!
When deciding whether to accept a change, you can see the old version, the suggested version, any comments that have been posted about the change, and the history of all the changes to that word. Everything that you need to make the decision. It's powerful.
The Memrise wikis are already making words much easier to learn; but the more people help to build the wikis, the more helpful the wikis will become. So if you would like to help out by becoming a curator, then please send me an email to email@example.com, saying which topic you would like to be a curator of, and we can get started!