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ProgrammerAppeal Chrome extension brings the new face of Wikipedia to the rest of the web

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The ProgrammerAppeal Chrome extension by Harper, the former CTO of Threadless, lets Brandon Harris follow you wherever you may roam on the web, popping up randomly to assure you that yes, Brandon Harris still cares about crowd-sourced encyclopedia projects.

Brandon Harris
Brandon Harris

At first it was just Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales, with an annual visit to the top of our Wikipedia browsings to glare at us for a month for never pitching in except that one time we fixed a semicolon in the Battletoads entry. This year, in a bid to humanize the plea a bit more, Wikipedia programmer and evident metalhead Brandon Harris started showing up, with his own personal appeal for our dollars. Now the ProgrammerAppeal Chrome extension by former Threadless CTO Harper Reed lets Brandon Harris follow you wherever you may roam on the web, popping up randomly to assure you that yes, Brandon Harris still cares about crowd-sourced encyclopedia projects. And Dethklok.