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Occasional Articles — On Being Wrong & The Philandering Philanthropist

Thursday, August 12, 2010

This Guy Helped Create Wikipedia? You're Kidding!

First up today: an interview with one of the co-founders of Wikipedia and why he left Wikipedia because he thought they we taking the wrong approach — it ends up turning into an interesting philosophical discussion on the nature of ‘the expert’ and how much control people should have over information.

This Interview is a Stub: Wikipedia Co-Founder Larry Sanger on Being Wrong


The Exact Opposite Of The Guy Above

Next, did you know that Hugh Hefner — everybody’s favourite polyamorist — could very well have been one of the main movers and shakers of the American Civil Rights movement?  I didn’t either, but this article talks about a new film which highlights Hef’s contributions to the fight for racial equality in the U.S.

Hugh Hefner: Civil Rights Activist?

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