Posts Tagged ‘wikis’

Wikitravel

March 8, 2010

If you want to pay a visit somewhere, be it a town, city or country, then why not take a look at Wikitravel:

http://wikitravel.org/en/Main_Page

This is a free site where users can find out about other countries, what to eat, what to buy, how to get around and how to behave. There are some very interesting articles on there.

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Rorschach tests

August 3, 2009

For those interested in using Wikipedia for research (or assisting students to use it wisely in their work), this might be of interest:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rorschach_test

There’s debate on the content, an example of Wikipedia ‘locking’ a page until disputes are settled, and it illustrates Wikipedia’s editing policies in action. 

Of course, it’s not uninteresting on the subject of Rorschach tests as well – but caveat emptor!

Uncyclopedia

November 22, 2007

Amongst lots of discussion about whether Wikipedia is a good thing or a bad thing, whether it should be used or banned in academic work, and how it might be used (or abused), comes this urh… spin off:

http://uncyclopedia.org/wiki/Main_Page