Articles tagged wikipedia

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.

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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.

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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.

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Evaluating the veracity of knowledge found on the Internet.

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CHICAGO - Although the scientific portrait of life on Earth has grown exquisitely detailed over the last few decades, scientists have done a far poorer

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Culture Belongs to the Alien in 'Spirits of Xanadu'

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"The symbols that the artifact in Spirits of Xanadu uses are esoteric -- at least for the average Western gamer. It is Chinese culture reflected back at us through the lens of alien understanding.

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