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Links tagged with “wikipedia”

  1. Hatnote Listen to Wikipedia

    Wonderful. “Listen to the sound of Wikipedia’s recent changes feed. Bells indicate additions and string plucks indicate subtractions. Pitch changes according to the size of the edit…” (via Things Magazine)

  2. The Quiet Wikideath of BBS History

    Wikipedia is not a source, it’s “reality slash fiction”.

  3. Why Wikipedia beats Wikinews as a collaborative journalism project » Nieman Journalism Lab

    From Feb 2010. Wikinews’ combination of deadlines and less of a formula for story structure than Wikipedia has proved challenging for collaborative writing.

  4. Grand Unified Timeline of Human History - Meta

    Sounds interesting, although I’m not quite sure what it is… A project to combine lots of existing timelines? An attempt to create a huge new timeline from scratch?

  5. Narcissism of small differences - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    “The term describes the manner in which our negative feelings are sometimes directed at people who resemble us, while we take pride from the ‘small differences’ that distinguish us from them.” ‘Generation X’s Anti-Victim Device?

  6. How To Make Your Own Books From Wikipedia |

    Couldn’t be easier. (1) Create a Wikipedia account. (2) Add pages to your book. (3) Download a PDF or order a bound copy. Very, very good.


    Awesome little app by Simon Willison that shows you places near you from Wikipedia, using Yahoo! Fire Eagle. Makes me want an iPhone.

  8. - Geocoordinates from Wikipedia for Google Earth

    That’s a lot of locations. Not sure what I’d do it with it but just in case… (via Plasticbag)

  9. Hackdiary: Using Wikipedia and the Yahoo API to give structure to flat lists

    Matt Biddulph doing clever stuff. Would be good to try this with some Pepys stuff I think.

  10. Complete Wikipedia on your handheld or notebook in TomeRaider format

    Oooh… another reason to upgrade my Palm. (via Chris)

  11. History flow

    Yummy visualisations of how Wikipedia pages change over time (look in the Gallery).

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