Wikipedia & Politics

Two more sources for today…

First, you can’t talk about internet collaboration without understanding and theorizing about the success of wikis. This scholarly article looks at just that: “Wiki: A technology for conversational knowledge management and group collaboration”

And in light of today’s announcement about Putin’s supposed win in Russia, this article from The Cutting Edge News, “Tech boost arms citizens to monitor votes” seems especially appropriate. It is about how technology has contributed to an at times forced or unwanted transparency to the elections in Russia. But has given citizens a greater voice than in previous elections. It perhaps falls more into the current examples realm of my research, but has a lot of in-depth discussion in it, too…


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