Experts Gather To Discuss Whether We Should Send Messages To Aliens

This coming weekend at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, experts will be discussing the potential benefits and risks of a SETI scheme in which messages about Earth — including the entire contents of Wikipedia — would be transmitted to hundreds of star systems. » 2/09/15 8:40am 2/09/15 8:40am

Here Are the 100 Wikipedia Articles that Have Been Edited the Most

FiveThirtyEight put together a neato chart of the 100 most edited Wikipedia articles—the segments of human life that, for some reason or other, have inspired the most meticulous care, the most nitpicking, the most sabotage. It's really interesting to see what stuff you guys choose to obsessively argue about. » 5/31/14 2:03am 5/31/14 2:03am

When Reading the Article Takes Too Much Time, There's TL;DR Wikipedia

One of the best/worst things about Wikipedia is the temptation to spend hours trawling its depths. Poring over a long article. Clicking through to other entries. Opening a tab for each of the cited sources. It can be a lot to digest. But for those who would rather avoid all that reading, there's TL;DR Wikipedia » 5/04/14 12:10pm 5/04/14 12:10pm