PlagiPedia shows the web is passionate about correcting its own follies by Jimmy Wales
Posted in: Internet Use/New Technologies at 02/03/2011 22:26
In recent weeks the world has watched popular protests topple dictators across the Middle East. These revolutions have been called "Twitter revolutions" or "Facebook revolutions", and although these claims are somewhat exaggerated, they are also not entirely fanciful. The truth is always more complex and more interesting than simple bromides can capture.
It is worth taking a look beyond these contemporary events to see what else is going on. What other tools are people using to demand greater transparency, openness and honesty from institutions? How can you get involved, online and offline, with thoughtful people who are seeking to make a better world?