From the CopyBot website comes Ray Cadaster's list of the 50 most intersting articles on Wikipedia, sure to keep you busy reading for hours.
Deep in the bowels of the internet, I came across an exhaustive list of interesting Wikipedia articles by Ray Cadaster. It's brilliant reading when you're bored, so I got his permission to post the top 50 here.
Bookmark it, start reading, and become that person who's always full of fascinating stuff you never knew about.
|Reactions from Facebook Users Who Think Stories from 'The Onion' Are Real|
|Unpacking The Policy Issues Behind Bandwidth Caps & Usage Based Billing (via @MGeist #UBB #CRTC)|
|Al Gore at SXSW: "Our democracy has been hacked"|
|Eyebombing: Sticking Googly Eyes on Everything|
|Canadian gov't: you have no expectation of privacy on the Internet|
|“Robots should be fitted with an 'ethical black box' to keep track of their decisions.”|
|"A helpful guide created by an unqualified individual."|
|"A real-time surveillance machine that has been developed for online advertising is rapidly expanding into other fields."|
|Making a Movie Inside a Video Game|
|"An unabashed love letter to the 1982 motion picture Blade Runner."|
|Fast, Clean, Cost-Effective Metal 3D-Printing|
|"You only need about 100 miles by 100 miles of solar panels to power the entire United States."|
|"Warp drives could become a real technology within the lifetimes of today’s toddlers."|
|"State borders are a lot weirder than they first appear."|
|Iron Star Civilizations|