, Nathaniel Tkacz
, Ivy Roberts
, et al.Morgan Currie, Cielo Lutino, Katja van Stiphout, Ayumi Higuchi, Ten Klei Groep, Amila Akdag Salah, Nicholas Carr, Shun-ling Chen, [28 More...]
For millions of internet users around the globe, the search for new knowledge begins with Wikipedia. The encyclopedia’s rapid rise, novel organization, and freely offered content have been marveled at and denounced by a host of commentators. Critical Point of View moves beyond unflagging praise, well-worn facts, and questions about its reliability and accuracy, to unveil the complex, messy, and controversial realities of a distributed knowledge platform.
The essays, interviews and artworks brought together in this reader form part of the overarching Critical Point of View research initiative, which began with a conference in Bangalore (January 2010), followed by events in Amsterdam (March ...