The Know-it-alls

I opened my email today (after a nap, because I have been in neck pain and grouchy), shortly after 2:30pm, and saw an email for a film clip.  Normally, I pass most clips from emails because:

1)  I don’t know if it’s really from that person I know,

2)  I don’t care to watch whatever it is that might be the last thing I see on my computer,

3)  Buying Viagra cheaper is not really something I live for,

4)  I don’t really want to know how to grow, (never mind)…

But, this one sounded interesting, so I typed the link (copy/paste) into Google’s search engine and, lo and behold, it came up with the link pointing to YouTube, which I do trust.  So, here is the clip, about Wikipedia:

Just for fun, I typed “wiki” into Wiki and it came up with 503 million finds!  That doesn’t look as impressive as 503,000,000.  There.  Then, being the wild thing that I am, I typed “wiki” into Google.  Result?

About 1,240,000,000 results!!! That’s billion people.

I found it very interesting that something so large and so well-known and well-used is done by volunteers and is open-sourced.  I have not, personally, edited or created any definitions on wiki, but may look into that.  Could be fun!  I have donated a little over the last two years.  Hence, the email I received.

I will make one quick plug:  Think about donating $5 a year to wiki.  I use it enough for that and, even if I didn’t, I could!  It is at my fingertips all the time, all of it!

Hope you enjoyed this brief excursion into the world of wiki.

Namaste,

Scott

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