Tag Archives: wikipedia

Wikipedia Mobile: Wikipedia Launches Mobile Optimized Site

It might have taken them nearly a decade to do so, but the most popular knowledge hub on the net, Wikipedia, has finally launched their official mobile optimized site. The newly launched mobile adaptation is supposed to be optimized for all “fully-featured” smartphones, including the Palm Pre, iPhone, Kindle and Android platforms. So far both English and German are supported, ...

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The Web Trend Map

Sometimes our lives become controlled by what we do online. This rings true for many of you I’m sure and especially myself. You have Facebook with its constant addiction, Twitter, Tumblr, Wikipedia and Google. Thousands of services keep us connected, but have you ever wondered how they’re all interconnected? This Web Trend map from The Information Architects resembles a subway ...

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Sarah Palin’s Tech Troubles

Republican Vice Presidential candidate Sarah Palin may be working the whole naughty librarian vibe, but she’s apparently having a little bit of trouble with the internet. After John McCain revealed that he had chosen the Alaskan governor as his running mate, editors discovered that several new users had spent hours leading up to the announcement making 30 flattering edits to ...

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List of Problems Solved by MacGyver

Hand me a pencil, ’cause I’m about to turn it into a 1983 Cutlass Sierra, baby. At least that’s what macho-man MacGuyver would do. Thanks to the retarded world of Wikipedia, we now have a staggering list of accomplishments from everyone’s favorite TV star. I’m partially fond of this one: When near a deadly laser grid, MacGyver lights a pack ...

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Text-Scanning Dixau: A Wiki Addict’s Dream

I still love reading books. No matter how much is available for me to peruse online, there is something about reading off of a binded volume that never gets old. The only problem is that sometimes I find myself trying to copy and paste certain words and phrases, only to discover that my fingers don’t come with that feature (yet.) ...

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The Japanese Agriculture Ministry Is Not In Charge Of Gundam

It appears that no matter where you live, you can be sure that the government is wasting time on your dollar. For example–a Japanese bureaucrat was reprimanded recently for neglecting his duties so that he could contribute 260 modifications to the Japanese-language Wikipedia entry on Gundam. Apparently, the problem is not confined to one man and his love for gigantic ...

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