Linked by Smith Johnson on Wed 25th Jun 2008 19:14 UTC, submitted by fsmag
In the News In a recent interview with the British Sunday Observer, Jimmy Wales, founder of Wikipedia, claimed that "it's the next billion [internet users] who will change the way we think". Such a big claim deserves some critical house room. Will the internet really change the way we think? Or are we just getting carried away? Gary Richmond explores the implications of the Wikipedia open source/free software knowledge paradigm and what it might mean for the way we think. You can read the full story at Freesoftware Magazine
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aiming high?
by stabbyjones on Wed 25th Jun 2008 23:03 UTC
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it probably just means another billion stupid youtube videos, "first" posts and lots of lols.

for every decent and accurate piece of information on the internet there are 1000 videos of monkeys beating off to cancel it out.

there is no way it's getting any better than that.

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