Community Vs Expertise: What’s Wrong/Right With Wikipedia

Webcomics has its complaints with Wikipedia, but the debate over Wikipedia is far broader. For those interested in that debate there's a recent spate of good links to check out.

The Atlantic magazine has put online a very recent article about Wikipedia call "The Hive". It covers much of the birth and birthpains of the project.

Recently, Wikipedia co-founder Larry Sanger started Citizendium which is a fork of Wikipedia where contributions will be limited to "experts". Writer Clay Shirky penned a piece stating his arguments for why Citizendium will fail and Sanger wrote a reply. It's an interesting discussion of the merits and flaws of Wikipedia.


Xaviar Xerexes

Wandering webcomic ronin. Created Comixpedia (2002-2005) and ComixTalk (2006-2012; 2016-?). Made a lot of unfinished comics and novels.

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