Cass Sunstein on Wikipedia and Collaborative Technologies

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  1. John says:

    People like Wikipedia because it’s free and because of its scope. It is also significantly better-looking and easier to use than other online encyclopedias. (For most topics, its articles are better too, but that’s a different issue.) Have you ever been to the disgrace that is britannica.com? I will use reference works that I either own or which are available for free online. I’m not going to go out of my way for an encyclopedia.

  2. Miriam Cherry says:

    Maybe it’s (a bit) of hyperbole, but I think Sunstein is right to be excited about these technologies. Of course, I say that, and it comes from the perspective of someone who is writing about prediction markets and their application to the legal system….