If you thought that we were up at the top of Wikipedia's World War 3 list, you are going to be disappointed. At least eleven other life-or-death global conflicts outrank us.
Jimmy Wales, founder of Wikipedia, is scheduled to participate in a conference today (Thursday) and tomorrow (Friday) on the freedom of expression and democracy, which is taking place in Kiryat Anavim. It’s not a bad excuse to browse through the online encyclopedia.
There are those who may turn up their noses at the articles, which are not necessarily authored by experts. And there are others who may object to its overly democratic style, but everyone seems to agree that Wikipedia has turned into the leading authority for millions of people.