ss_blog_claim=a290fbfb2dabf576491bbfbeda3c15bc

Thursday, December 06, 2007

Wikipedia: the mirror of society?

Wikipedia is frequently touted as a marvel of collaboration, a model of peer production. But it may be more instructive as a laboratory of pathologies of social interaction. While perhaps - like sausages- it's better not to see the product being made, any familiarity with how Wikipedia operates should give rise to enormous scepticism about its alleged example of harmonious collective action.



The Guardian more...
Post a Comment
 
ss_blog_claim=a290fbfb2dabf576491bbfbeda3c15bc