wikipedia in action

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Thank you to Gizmodo for publishing a link to this wonderful website:

Watch edits to Wikipedia happen in real-time: http://rcmap.hatnote.com/#en and as you watch imagine brains crawling around a compendium of knowledge and making little tweaks. As I was watching, someone made an edit to an entry about a Yogi Bear cartoon, another person made edits to Peruvian athletic records, and on and on – a bubbling, steaming pot of information.

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3 thoughts on “wikipedia in action

  1. gl.

    if you follow the links to look at the revisions, a lot of them are just messing with the entries: adding their names or deleting the page, etc.

  2. dangblog

    Yes, a lot of them are just messing with entries. These are “unregistered” editors, not the pro editors. Others are making tiny, but accurate revisions. It’s really fascinating to me.

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