Wikipedia is a Great Thing

Michael Giberson Speaking of Wikipedia, I just want to say it out loud: “Wikipedia is a great thing!â€? A lot of ink, virtual and real, has been spilled in condemnation of Wikipedia. Most of the bashing seems to me to be based upon a misunderstanding of what Wikipediais and how to use it. The appropriate … More Wikipedia is a Great ThingMore Wikipedia is a Great Thing

Sunstein’s Infotopia

Michael Giberson On September 12, the AEI-Brookings Joint Center will be hosting a presentation of Cass Sunstein on his new book, Infotopia: How Many Minds Produce Knowledge. Their announcement indicates that Professor Sunstein “will present an optimistic account of the human potential to aggregate information without resorting to prejudice and preconceptions.â€? Just judging by the … More Sunstein’s InfotopiaMore Sunstein’s Infotopia