Poland to honor Wikipedia with monument
A university professor says that an eastern Polish town is taking up his suggestion and will put up a monument to honor the authors of Wikipedia, the Internet encyclopedia which allows anyone to contribute.
Why global contributions to Wikipedia are so unequal
The geography of knowledge has always been uneven. Some people and places have always been more visible and had more voices than others. But the internet seemed to promise something different: a greater diversity ...
Should you be worried about paid editors on Wikipedia?
Whether you trust it or ignore it, Wikipedia is one of the most popular websites in the world and accessed by millions of people every day. So would you trust it any more (or even less) if you knew people ...
Britons trust Wikipedia 'more than the news'
British people trust Wikipedia more than the mainstream media, the information site's founder Jimmy Wales said Sunday, at the close of a three-day conference of the Wikimedia movement in London.
Wikipedia says EU court ruling is Web 'censorship'
The foundation which operates the Wikipedia information website said Wednesday an EU court ruling on the right to be "forgotten" is creating "memory holes" in the Internet.
Wiki ranking: Bayesian statistics can score Wikipedia entries
Wikipedia the free, online collaborative encyclopedia is an important source of information. However, while the team of volunteer editors endeavors to maintain high standards, there are occasionally problems with the veracity ...
Wikipedia blocks 'disruptive' edits from US Congress
Wikipedia has blocked editing rights from some computers at the US House of Representatives in response to "disruptive" revisions of the online encyclopedia.
UC Berkeley hires first Wikipedian-in-residence (Update)
A 24-year-old geography major is the first Wikipedian-in-residence at the University of California, Berkeley.
Google engineer creates application that monitors Wikipedia content bots
New software to allow more and larger images on Wikipedia
Researchers have developed new software that will allow users to put more and larger images on Wikipedia.
Women scientists, Wikipedia under microscope in US
Look up a female scientist or technologist on Wikipedia, and you might not find what you're looking for. Many don't have detailed pages or any page at all on the free online encyclopedia created by contributors, ...
Long French dispute with Wikipedia appears to end
A long-running feud between French intelligence services and Wikipedia over an entry on "classified" information appears to be over after France's efforts to obscure details about a military installation backfired, instead ...
A king among Wikipedia editors
At 1:01 p.m. on March 13, 2008, David Thomsen gained either a passion or a problem. He isn't sure which. That day, Thomsen made a single Wikipedia edit on the page for the expression "Holy cow," then walked away from editing ...
Doing the math 'predicts' which movies will be box office hits
(Phys.org) —Researchers have devised a mathematical model which can be used to predict whether films will become blockbusters or flops at the box office – up to a month before the movie is released.