[Foundation-l] Opinion of the Grinch

David Gerard dgerard at gmail.com
Wed Jun 1 14:11:56 UTC 2011

On 1 June 2011 14:07, Fred Bauder <fredbaud at fairpoint.net> wrote:

> "Today we hear of a new way to exploit the unpaid Wikipedian: lazy
> college professors can use the crowdsourced encyclo-custodians to mark
> their students' work, again without any guarantee that they will do so
> properly or accurately. ®"
> http://www.theregister.co.uk/2011/06/01/wikipedia_makes_students_do_better_work/

The Register, and the tech press in general, is a good example of the
rule "taking someone seriously just because they pay you attention may
not be a good or useful idea." Their business is trolling for
ad-banner clicks and they should be ignored.

- d.

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