Category: Wikipedia

Rocco Basile On Importance Of Wikipedia In Construction and Design

The construction industry has seen many changes over the past one decade, some of which include the introduction of smart technology that cuts costs while enhancing accuracy and quality. Resources like Wikipedia have also been key to offering information to engineers and experts in the construction industry to help them in their work. Rocco Basile, the CEO of Avo Construction, gives insight into how experts in the construction industry can take advantage of Wikipedia to […]

Two Things Wiki Can’t Teach

Wiki has been used for over 10 years since it’s public launch in 2001. Ever since the release of Wikipedia, knowledgeable minds, writers and editors from all around have taken to the site to share what they know with the world. Although Wiki can tell you just about anything you want to know on the planet, but it cannot tell you how to get a job and how to be a success in life unlike […]

Wiki What?

Wikipedia is a strange concept that took on.  Someone decided that the old dictionary was not getting it so decided to open it to the world for edit.  The result was Wikipedia.  With Wikipedia you g beyond the proper definitions you fine in Webster’s dictionary.  It came at exactly the right time in the internet explosion.  The original internet was something nerds played with as the connection speeds were pitiful and would not begin to […]

Enhanced Security Now a Part of Wikipedia’s Web Services

Users of Wikipedia will be pleased to learn that the site has finally adopted more enhanced security features that include the default use of the “HTTPS.” The process for finally implementing this relatively standard security feature has been a lengthy one, though this is understandable given the size and scope of Wikipedia’s readership. Even the slightest change can affect a significant number of users across the world, so the lengthy process was necessary to ensure that […]

New Wikipedia Applications Makes Relevant Information Easily Accessible

One of the great things about Wikipedia is the collection of related subjects that can be stumbled upon after accessing a page concerning a similar topic. These related links from one Wikipedia page to another makes the site all the more useful, as one page often leads to a host of information that may not have otherwise been explored. With the advent of a new application called WikiLinks 3, this method of exploration and discovery […]

Wikipedia Is More Reliable Than Ever, But Caution Is Still Necessary

As a source of information, Wikipedia is one of the most comprehensive collections available on the Internet. Despite the constant urgings of teachers and professors to avoid Wikipedia due to its “lack of accuracy,” the truth is that Wikipedia is much more reliable than people realize. While it used to be the case that edits could be posted to a page with little oversight or verification, it is no longer possible to edit or create a […]