Wikipedian Culture

As a new member of Wikipedia, I began to consider what its like to be a female contributor to the site. There have been plenty of articles detailing the culture of Wikipedia, specifically how there are more men who contribute than women. This didn’t sit well with me so I began to research the degree […]

Blame the Bots?

Recent stories have emerged where twitter bots have posted threatening posts and the bot’s creator was blamed. Such stories like when twitter bot @jeffreybrooks posted a death threat which stated “I seriously want to kill people,” ignited debate on who is responsible for its actions. When the news broke there were many opinions as to whether […]