here is the source code for the bot:
http://code.google.com/p/protein-box-bot/

This is incredible news! . . . The authors then wrote a Java-based bot (source
code <http://code.google.com/p/protein-box-bot/> available under the Apache
license) that downloaded gene entries based on the number of papers
published on the gene, grabbing the most prominent genes first. . . . The
bot was able to create wikipedia stubs for 7,500 new gene entries

http://arstechnica.com/news.ars/post/20080710-researchers-craft-bot-to-populate-wikipedia-with-gene-data.html

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