In the Online Journalism Review, Ray Grieselhuber proposes six ways to improve Wikipedia. "Wikipedia is a good idea. There is a need for a freely available, reliable encyclopedia on the Internet. Commercial alternatives like Britannica clearly have their place. But, if only because users expect information on the Internet to be free, we should be [...]
Archive for February 1st, 2006
leads to questions about whether library staff can do work that’s meant for unionized employees in order to remedy a situation that stinks and poses a health hazard.
B4, a Wikipedian who’s working on a graphic for Wikimania, is looking for a decent, public domain or loosely licensed image of the spines of generic old books for the graphic. If you have one you would like to share, drop him a note on his talk page. And, no, he’s not B-4 from Star [...]
Wow. I really did just stay up all night fixing my laptop. It was kinda doing that thing it did in May when it wouldn’t boot coupled with a weird snorting sound. (If carcophony is the noise people make to explain their car sounds, what’s the word for someone making computer noises?) Too scared to [...]