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Taylor Lorenz / The Atlantic:
How Famous Birthdays, which has 20M unique monthly users, became Gen Z's Wikipedia for new internet stars and a talent resource for the entertainment industry   —  If you want to know who the biggest TikTok star is right now, who is in Emma Chamberlain's squad, or where Baby Ariel grew up …
Jul 27, 2019, 8:15 PMIn context
Joseph Bernstein / BuzzFeed News:
A look at a dispute among Wikipedia administrators and some on the Wikimedia Foundation board after a prolific, long-serving administrator was banned for a year   —  The once-derided open-source encyclopedia is the closest thing the internet has to an oasis of truth.
Jun 29, 2019, 12:55 PMIn context
Gretchen McCulloch / Wired:
Archive of Our Own, a database for fanfiction containing nearly 5M contributions, has 350 volunteer “tag wranglers” who sort tags better than any AI is able to   —  One of the nominees for the Hugo Awards this year is Archive of Our Own, a fanfiction archive containing nearly 5 million fanworks …
Jun 16, 2019, 1:40 PMIn context
Aaron Mak / Slate:
An inside look at Donald Trump's Wikipedia entry, one of the most popular pages on the internet, where editors fight a brutal, petty battle over every word   —  It's one of the most popular pages on the internet.  But behind the scenes, editors are fighting a brutal, petty battle over every word.
May 29, 2019, 11:15 AMIn context
Laura Pitel / Financial Times:
The Wikimedia Foundation has filed an application to the European Court of Human Rights over Turkey's ban on Wikipedia since April 2017   —  Wikipedia is taking Turkey to Europe's top human rights court as it escalates a two-year battle to overturn the country's ban on its website.
May 23, 2019, 11:55 AMIn context
BBC:
Wikimedia says all language editions of Wikipedia have been blocked in China since late April; previously, China only blocked the Chinese language version   —  All language editions of Wikipedia have been blocked in mainland China since April, the Wikimedia foundation has confirmed.
May 14, 2019, 7:15 PMIn context
Anthony Ha / TechCrunch:
Golden, a Wikipedia-like “knowledge base” built by artificial and human intelligence focused on emerging tech and startups, raises $5M seed from a16z and others   —  Jude Gomila, who previously sold his mobile advertising company Heyzap to RNTS Media, is taking on a new challenge …
May 2, 2019, 12:45 AMIn context
James Vincent / The Verge:
Four European Wikipedia sites are blocking access and directing users to contact their EU representatives on March 21 to protest the copyright directive   —  Sites including Reddit, Twitch, and PornHub are also encouraging users in the EU to contact local politicians
Mar 21, 2019, 9:30 AMIn context
Brian Gallagher / Nautilus:
Q&A with James Evans, a computational scientist, and Misha Teplitskiy, a post-doc fellow at Harvard, on filter bubbles and political diversity on Wikipedia   —  A lesson in how to break out of filter bubbles.  —  In 2013, James Evans, a University of Chicago sociologist and computational scientist …
Mar 17, 2019, 1:50 PMIn context
Tom Simonite / Wired:
A look at Wikidata, a sister project of Wikipedia, whose bot-friendly database supports many AI assistants like Alexa   —  HUMANS PRICKED BY info-hunger pangs used to hunt and peck for scraps of trivia on the savanna of the internet.  Now we sit in screen-glow-flooded caves and grunt, “Alexa!”
Feb 25, 2019, 8:30 AMIn context

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