Wikipedia


Have you used Wikipedia yet? It is an absolutely awesome on-line encyclopedia. ‘Wiki’ comes from a Hawaiian word meaning ‘Fast.’ And helping you find information fast is what it does.

The project started out as a way for PHDs and other learned types to create a defininitive guide to everything. That got slowed down so the project sponsors opened up the editing to the world. In this way everyone, you, me, the kid in Vietnam can create an account and edit every single page on the site.

You would think this would lead to chaos but surprisingly it doesn’t. Instead it spawned aself-regulating place for all the worlds informaiton.

Go check it out today.

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