The world and Wikipedia
Andrew Dalby

The world and Wikipedia

how we are editing reality

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The world and Wikipedia

how we are editing reality

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Publisher
Siduri
Language
English
Pages
256

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Wikipedia has emerged as the reference source that most of us turn to most of the time. But how much do we know about it? And is it good enough? As mass collaboration gathers pace, this timely book examines what our dependence on one online encylopedia means now and in the future.

Starting with a brief history of encyclopedias up to 2001 and covering the astonishing expansion of Wikipedia from then on, The World and Wikipedia looks at why we hate Wikipedia but still use it, and why we love it. It examines the people who wiki, cybercreation and wikivoyeurism, and draws its own conclusions on why you should trust Wikipedia... and why you shouldn't.—Jacket

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Cover of: The World and Wikipedia
The World and Wikipedia: how we are editing reality
2009, Siduri
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The world and Wikipedia: how we are editing reality
2009, Siduri
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Somerset

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 241-246) and indexes.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
030.285
Library of Congress
ZA4482 .D35 2009

The Physical Object

Pagination
256 p. ;
Number of pages
256

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL24079779M
ISBN 10
0956205208
ISBN 13
9780956205209
LCCN
2009674919

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