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Monday, February 23 2015

Wikipedia, Controversy, and the Myth of Neutrality

As the Gamergate controversy illustrates, Wikipedia’s call for unbiased writing is really a euphemism for the privileging of certain ideologies.


Sunday, December 2 2012

What’s the Rap on Rap Genius?

If Rap Genius is really going to take on the world, it's worth seeing how successfully the community of annotators has handled its first topic: rap lyrics.


Thursday, July 29 2010

On TV This Week: Paul McCartney and the PBS Special with a Long Title

As a fan of both Paul McCartney and the Beatles, I heard quite a bit about this special, and had low expectations. The event seemed focus too much on itself and its guests instead of the real reason they were there.


Friday, October 12 2007

The Clippings File: Checking Into Fact Checking

Evaluating the veracity of knowledge found on the Internet.


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