Encore Episode: Wikipedia’s Co-Founder on Academic Uses, and Limits, of Popular Open Encyclopedia

Jimmy Wales

Wikipedia has recently reached out to colleges to help improve the quality of its entries. The Tech Therapy team talks about the future of the open encyclopedia, and replays its interview with Jimmy Wales, a co-founder of Wikipedia, about ways to use the online encyclopedia in teaching and research.

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Each month, The Chronicle’s Tech Therapy podcast offers analysis of and advice on what the latest gadgets and buzzwords mean for professors, administrators, and students. Join hosts Jeff Young, a Chronicle reporter, and Warren Arbogast, a technology consultant who works with colleges, for a lively discussion—as well as interviews with leading thinkers in technology.

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