Wednesday, August 26, 2009
Wikipedia Imposes New Regulatory Controls Meant To Improve Veracity Of Content
Wikipedia: No longer the Wild West?
Wikipedia is a brilliant idea. An open source encyclopedia, if you will.
Though some frown upon it as a serious research tool, I find it to be a good starting point for research on various subjects. I then cross reference it with other sources and thus allow the preponderance of evidence to allow me to assess the likely truth and accuracy.
The days of mom and dad having to purchase a set of books from the door to door salesman is over. The printed book is obsolete once it goes to press. Electronic information offers the most broad reach in the exchange of information.