Rob Harville writes about being scared about horror movies (and horror movies that some people might say are just thrillers) and reading about them on Wikipedia anyway. It’s a nice piece of writing. Now with Wikipedia summary reviews! “It’s me, the Culture Knower so frightened of horror movies […]
A novelist takes revenge on writers he doesn’t like via wikipedia. Slate has the story. “Qworty’s edits undermine our trust in this great project. Qworty’s edits prove that Wikipedia’s content can be shaped by people settling grudges and acting out of spite and envy. Qworty alone, by his […]
A professor uses online hoaxes to teach about hoaxes, history, historical method and trust.
“The Bicholim Conflict is a figment of a creative Wikipedian’s imagination. It’s a huge, laborious, 4,500 word hoax. And it fooled Wikipedia editors for more than 5 years.” The Daily Dot has more.