Is this an attempt to compete with Wikimedia, which provides news and a hodgepodge of information from a variety of contributors? According to the press release linked above, the company thinks About.com adds to their diversity. They see the sites as another way to deliver news and information. noticed on beSpacific Addendum 3/14: Angela Beesley [...]
Archive for February 17th, 2005
What’s this “[Wikipedia is] about to become respectable” stuff? Isn’t Wikipedia already very respectable in some circles? sj shares some thoughts about the Wired magazine article about Wikipedia. He also mentions Wikinews’ scoop and that Wikimania is accepting papers. “Wikimania 2005: The First International Wikimedia Conference—a conference for all users of Wikimedia projects—will be held [...]
Josh describes the work of someone who’s converting digital books to podcasts and wonders if there’s some way to convert feeds into podcasts.
Gerry McKiernan, who compiled a list of RSS resources, shares items about wikis. seen on LIS News (Look! I can write about wikis without mentioning a Wikimedia project!) (Doh!)
Jackie Rejfek and Kevin Reynen posted a list of news sources offering feeds. They include a link to the Special Libraries Association News Division’s news archives on their page. from beSpacific