Wikipedia Live!

Originally uploaded by larspind.
The coolest thing about wikipedia is how their pages are updated live, as the story develops. And it covers really new stuff as well. I spent the day reading about the Plame affair, Huffington Post, Lawrence Wilkerson, New America Foundation, radcial centrism,, DailyKos, and a ton of other entries that I’m not so sure the Britannica would include.

An encyclopedia that covers current events and very recent stuff is not just a better encyclopedia, it’s a whole new ball game.

There’s something for you to grok, Nicolas Carr.


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