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Wikipedia: a genuine Hitchhikers' Guide to the Galaxy - minus the editors

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(Originally published in The Anthology at the End of the Universe, April 2005)

starts by talking about the internet archive, Slashdot, Yahoo? Slashdot: distributed editing (everyone edits everyone else), where Google: algorithmic moderation (assuming that the signals it looks at, which are really abstractions of what people feel about a certain page, are somehow more objective--the critical perspective is mine, not his)

characterises wikipedia as "authorship without editorship", or "authorship fused with editorship". kind of a journalistic piece that goes into the pros and cons of wikipedia (pros: errors caught very quickly; cons: third-world topics, like the Congo Civil War, go under the radar cus the editors don't have expertise in it). wikipedia as a place for discovering truth via a dialectic (he doesn't use that word but it's essentially what he's describing when he talks about the editor wars over the page on Israel)