wikipedia

Wikipedia Co-Founder Says Crypto Integration Would Be ‘Completely Insane’

Wikipedia co-founder Jimmy Wales said Friday he has not seen a single practical use-case to convince him to integrate cryptocurrencies or blockchain into the platform. Speaking at the CoinGeek Conference in London, Jimmy Wales said cryptocurrencies would not add anything useful to Wikipedia. In fact, he believed it would prove detrimental to its vision and …

Wikipedia Co-Founder Says Crypto Integration Would Be ‘Completely Insane’ Read More »

AI can automatically rewrite outdated text in Wikipedia articles

Sponsored Links Christine Daniloff/MIT It’s good to be skeptical of Wikipedia articles for a number of reasons, not the least of which is the possibility of outdated info — human editors can only do so much. And while there are bots that can edit Wikipedia, they’re usually limited to updated canned templates or fighting vandalism. …

AI can automatically rewrite outdated text in Wikipedia articles Read More »

From Star Trek to Wikipedia: Crashing Bitcoin SV Fails to Impress

</header> <strong>The Bitcoin SV network and the infamous Craig Wright have been publicly scrutinized by two well known individuals. Wikipedia’s Jimmy Wales criticized <a class=”lar-automated-link” href=”https://markets.bitcoin.com/crypto/BSV” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>BSV</a> technology and said he doesn’t think recorded data from Wikipedia would be beneficial stored on a blockchain like <a class=”lar-automated-link” href=”https://markets.bitcoin.com/crypto/BSV” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>BSV</a>. Moreover, former …

From Star Trek to Wikipedia: Crashing Bitcoin SV Fails to Impress Read More »

Wikipedia comes back online in Turkey after multi-year ban

Sponsored Links tomch via Getty Images Access to Wikipedia in Turkey has been restored after a nearly three-year ban, which saw the site blocked after it refused to remove content tying the country to terrorist groups. The ban, which was imposed by Turkey in April 2017, came about after it concluded that Wikipedia was running …

Wikipedia comes back online in Turkey after multi-year ban Read More »

Lightning Network Wiki Page Faces Removal for Lack of Notability

</header> <strong>A slew of Wikipedia editors would like to delete the Lightning Network (LN) Wiki page because the subject matter does not hold notability. Wikipedia editors use notability as a test to find out if a topic warrants its own article. The LN article debate on Wikipedia is still raging as a few editors believe …

Lightning Network Wiki Page Faces Removal for Lack of Notability Read More »

Wiki’s Co-Founder Larry Sanger on Internet, Blockchain and Knowledge

Intellectual of the innovative industry, innovator of the concept of intellectuality, experimentator with technologies and educator by dedication, before co-founding Wikipedia in 2001, Larry Sanger studied and taught philosophy, being interested especially in epistemology — i.e., the science of knowledge.  It was in college that he started thinking of the internet as a potential way …

Wiki’s Co-Founder Larry Sanger on Internet, Blockchain and Knowledge Read More »