More reasons why you shouldn’t bother with Wikipedia …
|January 14, 2014||Posted by News under Media, News, Science|
… if you need correct information, not just free information.
This should have been enough:
Authoritative entries remain elusive. Of the 1,000 articles that the project’s own volunteers have tagged as forming the core of a good encyclopedia, most don’t earn even Wikipedia’s own middle -ranking quality scores. – MIT’s Technology Review
Here are some of the people who help make that possible:
Then there’s this: this:
Wikipedia shocked!, just shocked!! that some editors act for pay to promote stuff.
Wikipedia vs. facts: Someone else discovers the hard way about Wikipedia’s “facts” All that research to get the history correct, and he lost to the trolls. Another Wikipedia edit-ee reports that he was the victim of a 14-year-old.
On the other hand, people who need others to do their thinking for them should get on fine with these people. They seem to enjoy the job.