So I’m reading this Field Guide to Wikipedia from Gizmodo and found out about Wikipedia’s Book Creator feature. It’s a fantastic little feature that you turn on (at this page) which allows you to save articles to create your own book. Once you’re done collecting, you can either save a PDF of the book or order an actual […]
Check out this Tumblr called TL;DR Wikipedia (“Too Long; Didn’t Read Wikipedia” for those who don’t know) in which the author posts an image of a Wikipedia article with a really concise definition of that thing/place/person.
Maybe it’s because I just came back from watching World War Z and doomsday scenarios are on my mind, but these official instructions from Wikipedia on how to preserve its contents in case of a “non-localized event that would render the continuation of Wikipedia in its current form untenable” is freaky! It’s called their Terminal […]
This reminds me so much of the old New York Public Library interface. I hated using that and I can’t imagine what I would have done if Wikipedia started out like this. I probably wouldn’t have used it much.
So puzzling to me that Facebook was the #1 most viewed Wikipedia article of 2012 in the US. And to top it off, the #4 was One Direction. -_-