These are the things I've written that are tagged "wikipedia"

Introducing Kreskin, A Band/Album Generator

Kreskin is an album generator, which essentially automates the Wikipedia Band Name Game. To wit: Go to the Random article page on Wikipedia. The page it goes to is your band name. Go to Flickr’s most interesting photos for the last 7 days. Find the third image. That is your band’s album cover. Go to […]

Wikipedia Is Broken In Dictionary.app

I’m not sure if this is due to Wikipedia’s new skin (with the “usability” enhancements), some other MediaWiki update, or if the problem is on Apple’s end (Update: It is a problem with Wikipedia’s new skin), but this is another good example of why Apple doesn’t want to rely on third-party vendors for anything. The […]

Wikipedia’s New Look

I don’t see a big visual improvement, but the overall simplification of the UI and reworking the previously atrocious underlying HTML code is a step forward. Not sure why they went with an XHTML 1.0 Transitional DOCTYPE instead of, say, HTML5, which is practically tailor-made for a website like Wikipedia. I’m assuming that the new […]

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