Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Philosophy Wire: Wikipedia. PageRank. Truth...


Philosophy Wire by Spiros Kakos [2014-07-23]: Carl Linnaeus, inventor of the scientific naming scheme for plants and animals used in biology, has been crowned the most influential person in history after an analysis of links within Wikipedia articles by Young-Ho Eom of the University of Toulouse, France, with the Google PageRank algorithm. [1] We live in an era where dying for what you believe is less important than naming a plant. Let's just hope we wake up. Now that I think again: Some people want us to believe that we live in an era where dying for what you believe is less important than naming a plant. How can we really trust an analysis based on Wikipedia articles? Could we expect anything better that that garbage of the Internet? Majorities are stupid. Stay away from the popular sites. Look at the bottom of PageRank. And you will find the truth...

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