Sunday, October 25, 2009

Of course... need to tour around in what Wikipedia says about Wikipedia.

1 comment:

Jessica said...

"Over 1,500 administrators with special powers ensure that behaviour conforms to Wikipedia guidelines and policies."

First of all, I love Wikipedia's use of British spelling. Additionally, Wikipedia claims 300,000 editors edit Wikipedia every month: Is this an adequate Wikipolice force?

And according to Wikipedia, "Usually, the editors eventually reach a consensus on ways to improve the article." But is that true? Is it consensus or do people just give up on the argument?

And when Wikipedia has a disclaimer about being used as a research tool/source, how does it reconcile it's promotion by Google and other linking sites as a resource for definitions, etc.?