A team from UAB tries to uncover pernicious editors without revealing their IP addresses. That's okay, right?
Articles tagged "Wikipedia"
Investigating the links between Wiki-PR, a company that specializes in editing Wikipedia on behalf of their paying clients, and the website's trusted editing hierarchy.
At the core of the project is the conception of med students as an untapped cache of medical information.
What if studios could predict when the next Pluto Nash-level flop was imminent? According to a new study, they can.
It's kind of the perfect thing for a wet, slate-gray start to August, like 'Music for Airports' but a bit more aimless, more human.
Wikipedia rolled out its new VisualEditor software to make it easier to edit, but the contributor culture is still confusing as hell.
Sobering, too. Choice excerpts from the one Wiki article most assuredly written by either extraterrestrials or our reptilian, shape-shifting overlords. Or both.
Wikipedia is often the backdrop for events situations that are undeniably sexist.
The only thing worse than making Wikipedia angry is making Reddit angry.
Phil Gomes, a senior VP at the world's largest PR firm, thinks that involving more communications professionals in the Wikipedia editing process will lead to more accurate entries.
Paid BP employees are skewing the company's entries in its favor, and Wikipedia doesn't know what to do.
Even as we all love to debate the scholarly merits of Wikipedia, there's no denying that it's an immensely powerful research and learning tool.
Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales is not too pleased with Parliament at the moment. British lawmakers are currently considering a bill known colloquially as the "snooper's charter" that would track the Internet usage, texting habits and email corresponde…
When The Noise Gets Louder Than The Money: Online and IRL, Anti-Censorship Protests Are Really Raising Hell
For a protest that was supposed to make its point by making the Internet a much quieter place, there was certainly a lot more noise than usual during Wednesday's anti-censorship web blackout, both online and IRL. The ruckus, as you should probably kn…