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Finding a great profile or in-depth interview can be like finding a needle in a haystack; Google’s new algorithm is here to help.
“What I’m really hoping to learn is actually just, how do we make use of all these new media as what is essentially publishing is becoming software, and software is becoming content? These things are sort of meeting in the middle.”
A study of the social news site’s voting behavior finds that about half of its most popular links died quiet deaths on first submission.
Money from the Knight News Challenge will be used to grow Wikipedia Zero, a project that makes the site more accessible on feature phones. Justin Ellis
The common thread through several of the eight winners: turning underpowered phones into information engines. Joshua Benton
A researcher into editing patterns on Wikipedia compares the Connecticut school shooting to other acts of mass violence to see how coverage of breaking news gets done on the site.
metaLAB’s Matthew Battles argues that the nature of knowledge is changing in the context of networks.