March 24, 2006

Battle For Encyclopedic Supremacy

A recent study published in the journal Nature indicates that Wikipedia, the open-source "anyone can edit/contribute" online encyclopedia, is equally as accurate as that old standard, Encyclopedia Britannica.

Britannica is pissed off, and decrying the study as fatally flawed.

No word on comment from Funk or Wagnalls.

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