By John MathersThe New York TimesFebruary 19, 2018 5:30:55When Wikipedia became a media company, it had two main competitors: Google and Microsoft.Now, Google and Wikipedia are at odds over the future of the two.The Google-Wikipedia war has led to a massive public relations disaster, with millions of people now online but no real content.And Wikipedia has lost a large number […]
In the late 1990s, one of the hottest topics in the Linux world was mob programming.A group of developers from around the world created an open source system to make it easier for anyone to create, distribute, and run mob-like applications for smartphones and tablets.The project was called Mob Programming, and its core concept was simple: a network of interconnected […]
A bunch of Wikipedia robots are using their brains to work on programming the wiki.The robots were created in response to the wikipedia wiki’s current programmatic, data-driven, and algorithmic limitations.Wikipedia has recently been facing some of the most challenging challenges in its history, but the robots have been using their computational power to make progress in the community.It’s not clear […]
Mystery of The Mystery Men: Google is not using Wikipedia to generate articles for its users.The company is “not in the business of creating, maintaining, or distributing articles for our users,” according to a blog post by Google’s Senior Vice President of News and Editorial Operations Tom LaPaglia.It’s also not in the best interests of the millions of people who […]
After a number of popular websites were hacked in the past week, there is a growing sense that the internet is becoming a global battleground.The hacker group Anonymous has claimed responsibility for the attacks, which were also reported to have affected other popular websites such as Microsoft, Facebook and Twitter.The attack on Wikipedia was the most high-profile hack of a […]
Updated July 14, 2018 07:18:08 The CW has released its weekly ratings for the second week in a row, and the network has been in a bit of a ratings slump since the network moved to the digital channel on March 11.The network said Tuesday it is averaging 1.3 million viewers per episode this week, a decrease from 2.2 million […]
Here’s how you can apply mob programming to your job and make a difference.The article was last modified on September 15, 2018.