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Mar 7, 2016

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Yes, I am.

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I have been an editor in Wikipedia since 2014. I concentrate on English, Portuguese, sometimes Italian. Any topic of my interest I contribute.

Wikipedia for me means the end of locked-up information; wake up, we are in the information generation. It is unbelievable how a simple idea is so powerful: share to learn and teach. Wikipedia has evolved a lot in the last years, some years ago, say 5, the articles were quite poor, most professors did not accept references to Wikipedia, nowadays even technical books, written by the most renowned people, mention Wikipedia.

One of the reasons is that every articles is “peer-reviewed” by people all over the world. Further, it is written by people that must read it, that is, in simple terms. Of course every fairy tale has its flaws. The first and most notorious is the same that makes it unique, compared for example with Scholarpedia, everyone can edit it. It makes writing articles a hard task, anyone can revert your editing, without a clear reason. Articles can be marked for fasting elimination, as happened to me without strong reasons, it was salved after a discussions. The second flaw is that articles are user dependent, some articles are amazing, others barely stand as a set of words. The third, last cited herein but not last in the list, is content credibility, topics can be badly written, with assertion that cannot be kept.

Wikipedia differs from Socratic mainly on the observation that it is an information delivery website, not a teaching one like Socratic. Socratic has everything to come up and single it out. Recently I was hearing about the Chinese going to the moon, in Big Picture Science, they are going to the farthest side of the moon, no one has ever been there, with better technology than its predecessors, USA and Russia, some say that it is because they have studied their flaws. New projects are like kids, it brings hope.

See also
Some articles

http://jorgeguerrapires.blogspot.it/2014/10/wikipedia-e-suas-facanhas.html

http://jorgeguerrapires.blogspot.it/2014/08/wikipedia-decepcao-existem-varias.html

http://jorgeguerrapires.blogspot.it/2015/05/the-nightmare-of-advertisement.html

Some profiles
https://pt.wikipedia.org/wiki/Usu%C3%A1rio(a):Jorge_Guerra_Pires

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:Jorge_Guerra_Pires

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Mar 1, 2016

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No, but I am seriously thinking about it.

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I would like to post my grand father's biography to the Wikipedia. But I have not really looked into it yet.
He is present on other sites and most of his work is already on line. I have the bibliography and the other information.
I just have not got down to it.
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Mar 2, 2016

Well, you already know me by now Becca! I've been doing a lot of edits at Socratic for answers which required formatting changes.

It's been a great experience for me, both as a student, and as a person who's editing answers. A great place to learn! :)

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Feb 29, 2016

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Yes

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I am Penguin Professor :)

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Mar 6, 2016

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No. But it does sound interesting to be a part of it.

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I would considering to contribute more on this website after finishing my foundation studies next month. I am very much pleased to share my knowledge with others who need help. :)

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Mar 6, 2016

No, I am not an editor but I am a Medical Student who wants to help struggling students with their curiosities about Anatomy and Physiology.

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Mar 5, 2016

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No.

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I haven't been an editor on wikipedia ever.

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Mar 5, 2016

Haven't try before but want to do so.

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Mar 4, 2016

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Yes, I have already contributed to Wikipedia. But it was too little and too seldom

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My contribution was just in English.

Once I had something to add about Latin Sayings

I corrected a few times some math expression, just the simple ones

I contributed more to Askville, but more by asking questions and discussing them than by answering questions

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Mar 2, 2016

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Yes.

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Yes. As my mother tongue is not english I don't contribute so much.

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Mar 2, 2016

Yeah, not many but yes. I occasionally do some edits on Wikipedia!

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Mar 2, 2016

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Yes, but unfortunately do not exceed the number of fingers in hand.

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I made only few supplementations on some articles; especially corrected some trivial mistakes.

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Mar 1, 2016

Nope but i would like to give it a try.it might be a learning moment for me.

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Mar 1, 2016

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No, I am not.

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I opened an account in Bengali Wiki (Bengali is my mother tongue) to edit some entries. But I could not go any further, I guess I am not that techno-savvy.

Now I think I should do some editing, on Medicine and human biology, which I know a bit.

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Jan 8, 2018

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Yes, I am now.

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Occasionally edit ,joined a few days ago.

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