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Ready. Powerset. Go

by Leo
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Wikipedia is a great invention. You can pretty much find everything on there. The traditional way (for me) is to Google for something I want. And it is very likely that a Wiki entry is listed within the top 5 results. Apparently the new Cuil search engine displays a lot of Wiki results as well. However, do you know that there is a search engine dedicated to search only the Wikipedia? Powerset is designed just for this purpose. Powerset enables you to: 1. Discover Factz For most people, places and things, Powerset shows a summary of Factz from across Wikipedia. [...]

Google Knol – a new Wiki

by Leo
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Google recently announced the launch of Knol. What is being considered a Knol? A knol is an authoritative article about a specific topic. Knols were written by authoritative people who actually knows about the topics. Nowadays, Knol is open for everyone. Every Knol would have an author (or group of authors) who put their name behind their content. The content represents their knowledge and opinion. Google is trying to introduce "moderated collaboration". Readers can suggest or comment on the articles, and the authors would have control over what they have published. Bonus: Google has an agreement with the New Yorker [...]