2018 May

WikiOgre

I was reading through the edits of Wikipedian and lawyer Staxringold and noticed that he described himself as a WikiOgre. What is that you might ask? A WikiOgre (feminine WikiOgress) is a mythical WikiCreature, typically yet not always accurately depicted as large, hideous and manlike. It usually goes for long stretches making few or no edits, but for short periods… read more »

WSJ Reports on ArbCom

“Wikipedia, the vast online crowdsourced encyclopedia, has a high court. It is a panel called the Arbitration Committee, largely unknown to anyone other than Wiki aficionados, which hears disputes that arise after all other means of conflict resolution have failed,” reports the WSJ. Corrine Ramey notes that some of the cases decided by ArbCom are… read more »

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