Daily Archives: November 27, 2004

What Does Wikipedia Want to Be?

Robert McHenry, former Editor in Chief of Encyclopedia Britannica recently posted an insightful critique of Wikipedia. Titled “The Faith Based Encyclopedia”, McHenry offers a general critique of the model behind Wikipedia, and a case study of a flawed Wikipedia entry, … Continue reading

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Great Pop!Tech talks at ITConversations

ITConversations, one of the most interesting sources of podcasts and other fun web audio, just posted the audio from two of my favorite talks at Pop!Tech 2004. Geologist Richard Alley gave a frank and frightening picture of humans ability to … Continue reading

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What does Wikipedia Want to Be?

Robert McHenry, former Editor in Chief of Encyclopedia Britannica recently posted an insightful critique of Wikipedia. Titled “The Faith Based Encyclopedia”, McHenry offers a general critique of the model behind Wikipedia, and a case study of a flawed Wikipedia entry, … Continue reading

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