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'Naked singularity' detection now easier? Indian sci...

Wikipedia defines naked singularity as "a gravitational singularity without an event horizon." Zee News, 3 days ago
DNA

Fixing Wikipedia's male bias

With a delayed start, Indians are now fixing the inherent bias at the go-to site, which has more pages on men than women, and far more male editors than women
 DNA4 days ago
Tech2

Waterloo researchers develop tech to evade govt censorship, named after aliens from Doctor Who

If access to Wikipedia is banned, the user will be able to browse the web site while making it appear that the connection is being used to access dank memes. The post Waterloo researchers develop tech to evade govt censorship, named after aliens from Doctor ...
 Tech24 hours ago
Tech2

To curb fake news, Facebook leads consortium pouring $14 million

Apart from academics and non-profits, Mozilla and Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales are also part of it
 Business Standard2 weeks ago Facebook is working with Mozilla, Wikipedia, academics and non-profits to make News Integrity Initiative  Tech22 weeks ago Facebook leads consortium to counter fake news  Prokerala2 weeks ago

Wikipedia bots act more like humans than expected: study

Editing bots on Wikipedia undo vandalism, enforce bans, check spelling, create links and import content automatically, whereas other bots (which are non-editing) can mine data, identify data or identify copyright infringements.
 DNA1 month ago Wikipedia bots more like humans than expected: study  DNA1 month ago
Tech2

Daily Mail banned as ‘unreliable source’ by Wikipedia

Wikipedia editors have voted to ban the use of articles from British tabloid The Daily Mail and its globally popular website as sources, calling them "unreliable", according to a statement. The post Daily Mail banned as ‘unreliable source’ by ...
 Tech22 months ago Wikipedia editors ban 'unreliable' Daily Mail as source  DNA2 months ago Daily Mail has been branded an 'unreliable' source by Wikipedia  catchnews.com2 months ago Daily Fail? Wikipedia editors ban 'unreliable' Brit tabloid Daily Mail as source  DNA2 months ago

Asiacell to offer free access to Wikipedia in Iraq

The Wikimedia Foundation, which runs online encyclopaedia Wikipedia, said today that telecoms operator Asiacell will offer free access to the website to its nearly 12 million mobile phone customers in war-torn Iraq. The partnership is the first by a telecoms ...
 Business Standard1 month ago

Computer bots too have fights like humans

"Benevolent bots" that are designed to improve articles on Wikipedia -- just like humans -- have online "fights" over content that can continue for years, researchers have found.Commonly known as software robots, editing bots on Wikipedia undo vandalism, ...
 Prokerala1 month ago
Huffington Post

Teen Edits Band's Wikipedia Page To Bluff His Way Into VIP Section

This teenager got seriously creative to get a better view at a music concert. Adam Boyd said he bluffed his way into the VIP area at the Albert Hall in Manchester, northern England, on Friday night after editing The Sherlocks’ Wikipedia page on his cell ...
 Huffington Post2 months ago

This Story About Finding A Lost Dog Is An Emotional Rollercoaster

Dogs are, in fact, perfect animals so finding one on the street can be both a blessing and a curse. One the one hand, you have to find who the pup belongs to. On the other, you may get to keep the pup if that person can’t be located. Whatever the ...
 Huffington Post3 days ago
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