Here are all my posts featuring the crowd-sourced encyclopaedia Wikipedia, founded in 2001 by Jimmy Wales. Since that first English-language edition, numerous other editions have been added.


The stalling and decline of Wikipedia?

These two graphs are taken from the statistics at, using data up until 31 July 2009. The trends for other languages not shown in the graphs varies considerably, but for the English version of Wikipedia there are clear – and long running – signs of stagnation and decline when it comes to the generation … Read the full post »


A letter to Conservative Central Office

If your party leader has got his facts wrong, editing Wikipedia to try to hide this isn’t likely to work. (Whisper it quietly, but, you know, there are other places people get information from.) Editing from a Conservative Party IP address is also likely to be spotted. … Read the full post »