From the category archives:

Wikipedia

Slate magazine has a piece up about Wikipedia, with the salacious subtitle "Digg, Wikipedia and the Myth of Web 2.0 Democracy" -- a column that says it was written by editorial intern Chris Wilson, but might as well have been written by Andrew "I Hate The Internet" Keen, author of Cult of the Amateur and…

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TechCrunch has a post up about Wikinvest, a kind of "crowdsourced" investment encyclopedia, and how it has added a pile of interesting data about certain sectors such as airlines and so on -- including revenue per available seat mile and other fun stuff (and yes, if you invest in airlines, that stuff had better be…

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A couple of sites -- including Pocket Lint and Steve Rubel's Micropersuasion -- are running with the "news" that Steve Jobs' keynote for Macworld has been leaked on Wikipedia. The only news is that anything with the word "Apple" in it becomes blog fodder leading up to the keynote, including old rumours. The rumour about…

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I'm generally in favour of bashing those who need to be bashed, and I definitely like taking the wind out of the Web 2.0 windbags (you know who you are), but I think the blogosphere is being a little hard on Wikia Search. Mike Arrington says that it's a letdown, Allen Stern at Centernetworks says…

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Via a Twitter post from MG Siegler at ParisLemon, I just came across a post on the Google Blog about a project the search giant is calling Knol, which stands for "a unit of knowledge," apparently (who comes up with these goofy names?). I have to agree with the Lemon that this is potentially huge.…

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