From the category archives:

Wikipedia

Props to Michael Geist for holding the government's feet to the fire for editing the Industry Minister's Wikipedia entry. Not just because it's unseemly for agents of the current administration (or any administration, for that matter) to be editing Wikipedia entries directly, but also because what they added was so, well... lame. I can understand…

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According to a study that is to be published in New Scientist magazine tomorrow, Facebook and Wikipedia are better at getting crucial information out during emergencies than either government agencies, emergency services -- or the traditional media. The study, done by researchers at the University of Colorado, looked at how Facebook and Wikipedia were used…

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Jimmy "I invented Wikipedia" Wales gave a demo of the latest version of Wikia Search tonight, at the Social Media Marketing conference in Long Beach, and there is a new alpha site that you can play around with -- if you don't mind a page that yells "Beware!" at you in red type, and throws…

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The inventor of blogging, podcasting, RSS and a bunch of other things has a post up about what's wrong with Wikipedia -- as he sees it -- and as usual the post says a whole lot more about Dave than it does about Wikipedia. Not that there aren't certain things about Wikipedia that could use…

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I like salacious rumours and innuendo about public figures as much as the next guy -- heck, probably more than the next guy (I am a member of the media, after all). But all of this Jimmy Wales stuff just seems really over the top to me, and barely even relevant to anything that really…

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