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Truth in Numbers? Everything, According to Wikipedia

Truth in Numbers? Everything, According to Wikipedia
1:26:00 | 2010

Categories: History, Biography

Although Wikipedia is the 8th most popular website on the Internet today, and it is already the 3rd most widely read 'publication' in human history, attracting 100 million unique visitors a month, this great social and academic experiment of our age is riddled with vandals and challenged by skeptics, posing compelling questions about whether Wikipedia's model can truly achieve its goal. The film intersperses founder Jimmy Wales' unusual rise to Internet super-stardom among the global implications of Wikipedia. Are entries factually accurate? Biased? Accountable? Does 'Jimbo' Wales possess the wisdom to ensure that Wikipedians aggregate knowledge correctly? So is there really TRUTH IN NUMBERS?

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