Monthly Archives: April 2009

PARC study on Wikipedia’s topical distribution

Today I learned through Wikipedia’s Signpost of a new study published by PARC researchers titled “What’s in Wikipedia? Mapping Topics and Conflict Using Socially Annotated Category Structure”. Signpost: “Based on the categories assigned to each article, coverage is sorted according … Continue reading

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Alexa website overhauled

From early days till 2008 web information company Alexa‘s web traffic stats were almost exclusively relied on to rank the Wikimedia projects against other web properties. The rise of Wikipedia in the ranks from a top 100,000 to a top … Continue reading

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Wikimedia traffic analyzed

For many years wikimedians have been producers of knowledge largely for consumption by the general public, right? Just for a change let us turn the tables, let our consumers be producers, in order to enlighten us by their very act … Continue reading

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