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Wikipedia Trusts The Crowd, Almost

Information Week – “Wikipedia is all about the wisdom of crowds: infinite numbers of anonymous individuals who aggregate on specific topics, providing the broadest, and thus most unbiased and likely consensus on facts. It wrests control of the past from old white guys and their institutional conventions. The crowd can determine truth better, faster, and more often.

Only it can’t.

Well, that’s not fair: it can sometimes…”

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