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Alex / Box.net Blog:
Play Googolopoly, the internet board game from Box.net   —  At Box, we obviously spend a lot of time talking about what's going on on the internet.  With such a high quantity of real and rumored products and acquisitions announcements, Google obviously gets a lot of attention in our animated discussions.
Apr 15, 2008, 9:55 PMIn context
Tom Lee / Techdirt:
Why Wikipedia's Competitors Are Failing, And Why Knol Might Not   —  With the possible exception of our allegedly-sexual-predator-filled social networks, it seems safe to say that there's no internet phenomenon that causes quite as much finger-wagging consternation as Wikipedia.  Is it credible?
Feb 21, 2008, 6:50 PMIn context
Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
A Few Thoughts On Google Knol   —  News of Google most recent project, Knol, came out late last Thursday without, as far as I can tell, much in the way of press pre-briefings.  All the major publications were late to the story.  Blogs hit it fast, but had nothing to go on other than the brief blog post put …
Dec 17, 2007, 6:45 AMIn context
Martin Samuel / Times of London:
Google to tackle Wikipedia with new knowledge service   —  Google is to go head-to-head with Wikipedia, the web's largest reference work, in a clash of two of the internet's most powerful brands.  —  A new Google service, dubbed knol, will invite “people who know a particular subject to write …
Dec 16, 2007, 3:10 PMIn context
ongoing:
Knol   —  There's much ado about Knol, but I haven't noticed many Wikipedian voices.  Well, I'll speak up, and I'm sort of a Wikipedian.  Actually, less so recently, which is relevant.  —  The Target Audience  —  I know exactly who Knol will appeal to.  People like me.  Frustrated editors.
Dec 15, 2007, 12:30 AMIn context
Nick / Rough Type:
Googlepedia   —  Just to underscore the impetus behind the launch of Googlepedia - er, Knol - I went back to rerun a test I first ran over a year ago to see how high Wikipedia pages rank in a random set of Google searches.  Here were the results on August 10, 2006:  —  World War II: #1  —  Israel: #1
Dec 14, 2007, 2:55 PMIn context
Duncan Riley / TechCrunch:
Google Knol: A Step Too Far?   —  News broke late yesterday that Google was preparing to launch a new site call Knol that will combine parts of Wikipedia and Squidoo to create a new user generated authoritative online knowledgebase of everything.  —  All the details aren't fully clear yet.
Dec 14, 2007, 1:25 PMIn context
Larry Dignan / Between the Lines:
Google Knol: Wikipedia killer or knowledge management app?   —  Google has launched a tool called Knol, which is a service that aggregates knowledge from individuals.  —  Google says: … Google Knol is initially being portrayed as a Wikipedia killer and perhaps a threat to Yahoo Answers …
Dec 14, 2007, 12:15 PMIn context
Om Malik / GigaOM:
Google's Death Knol For Some?   —  In some strange, twisted sort of a way, Google's foray into social content, aka Knols, is a tip of the hat to entities whose results have started to show up really high in the search results — Wikipedia and Mahalo, for example.
Dec 14, 2007, 9:30 AMIn context
MG Siegler / ParisLemon:
Google Working On Their Own ‘Accountable’ Wikipedia   —  This is huge news.  Google tonight decided to disclose on their blog a new project of their's known as ‘Knol’ that is the early stages of testing.  According to them, ‘knol’ stands for “unit of knowledge” and though their description is wordy …
Dec 14, 2007, 3:40 AMIn context

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