Tag: knowlege

Wikipedia Usage

How often do you use Wikipedia?  If you do a google search to define a word you will find Wikipedia as on of the top answers.  You may never contribute to the definitions in Wikipedia but sooner or later you will be reading an answer there.  Wikipedia has become larger that anyone imagined it could.  Is that a good thing or should we be suspect.  Are the definitions and background information always correct or have […]

Win or Lose Wikipedia

Whether you like it or not Wikipedia can define you. What I am saying is that if there is a way to define something differently, Wikipedia has been there and done that.  Webster has nothing on Wikipedia .  It has the ability to adapt to all the new words as the are created as Webster is far behind.  If you need that cutting edge kind of definitions the Wikipedia is the online dictionary for you.  […]

the Worst of Wikipedia

Wikipedia can have problems.  Wikipedia is the most comprehensive collection of knowledge man has ever assembled, but some of did that knowledge  need to be collected?  I think too many topics are a wasted effort.  Wikipedia is polluted with worthless topics that have no business in a dictionary.  This is what happens when a dictionary is open to everyone to edit.  I think that the open nature of Wikipedia is the source of the good and bad parts.  I […]

Knowledge is Power

Wikipedia is the best place to deposit knowledge and to retrieve it.  Firoz Patel can be a good example of how its done.  If you believe that knowledge is power then Wikipedia can be a good resource. If knowing everything is your goal then have at it.  I think that just knowing is not the way to success.  Knowing how to use that information is the way to get ahead.  The best way to get ahead […]