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Brad Fitzpatrick

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Wikipedia [Apr. 21st, 2003|10:49 pm]
Brad Fitzpatrick
My favorite site lately (and into the foreseeable future) is Wikipedia, a continually evolving community-written encyclopedia:

http://www.wikipedia.org/

Why I like it:
  • Philosophical reasons: GNU Free Documentation License, Open, etc…
  • You can get lost for hours. (all inter-linked)
  • I keep learning really interesting/useful things.
  • I can correct people's writing.
Try it out and try not to get addicted. I dare you.
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[User Picture]From: scsi
2003-04-21 11:25 pm (UTC)
Hmm.. Gotta take some of that learning with a grain of salt. Some of the pharmacy stuff on there was outright blantantly wrong. I fixed it however, so you can learn from those pages.. :)
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[User Picture]From: taral
2003-04-21 11:27 pm (UTC)
Been there, done that, didn't get a t-shirt.
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[User Picture]From: taral
2003-04-21 11:27 pm (UTC)
I like it though. :)
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[User Picture]From: taral
2003-04-22 12:45 am (UTC)
Whee! A little fun lead me to Roundabout intersection. Take a look at the external link to the Magic Roundabout. Think you could navigate it first time?
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From: xoxosimon
2003-04-22 12:47 am (UTC)
sounds a little like everything2.com, which i can attest has similar hour-stealing capabilities.
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[User Picture]From: toast
2003-04-22 01:36 am (UTC)
That's fun. It's interesting how the path one takes meanders; I started with the Iraq War and am at non-Euclidean geometry now... who knows where I'll end. It is addictive.
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From: fullerton
2003-04-22 02:15 am (UTC)

Cool

I was linking around...and ran into you

http://www.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brad_Fitzpatrick
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