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

Atari illustrations predicted Wikipedia in 1982

In 1982, Atari Alan Kay collaborated with Bob Stein, who had consulted on the Encyclopedia Britannica, to develop concepts for an "Intelligent Encyclopedia." They then commissioned Disney illustrator Glenn Keane to illustrate their ideas. Despite being 30 years old, these images were remarkably prescient as to how… » 4/14/12 1:30pm 4/14/12 1:30pm