Jun 26, 2011

Army Reserve Competition

http://myarmyreserve.dodlive.mil/2011/06/24/and-the-winners-are-4/

Well, at least every Army Reserve competition has not been temporarily ceased in the middle of the season for no good reason until further notice.....

Jun 15, 2011

Wikipedia Information Accuracy

How does Wikipedia compare to a traditional encyclopedia?

From Time magazine:

In a study in the journal Nature, researchers chose articles from a wide range of topics from both Wikipedia and the knowledge standard-bearer, Encyclopedia Britannica. The experts sent those entries to "relevant" field experts for peer review.

The verdict? The journal found eight serious errors in the articles — four from each side. However, they also discovered many more minor factual errors, like omissions and misleading statements — 162 in Wikipedia and 123 in Britannica.

Read more: http://www.time.com/time/specials/packages/article/0,28804,2042333_2042334_2042491,00.html #ixzz1CuqnTOqa