Friday, December 16, 2005

Wikipedia: The Free (And Mostly Accurate) Encyclopedia

Wikipedia, the oft-used and recently maligned internet "encyclopedia," has been given a vote of confidence by one of the world's premier scientific journals. A recent study, published in the journal Nature, found that Wikipedia compares favorably to the bundle of processed trees that is the Encyclopedia Britannica. That's good news for Wikipedia's reputation, and good news for all of us that link to it with abandon.


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