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Wikipedia is a free-access, free-content Internet encyclopedia, supported and hosted by the non-profit Wikimedia Foundation. [1]

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Aaron Hillel Swartz (November 8, 1986 – January 11, 2013) was an American computer programmer, entrepreneur, writer, political organizer and Internet hacktivist who was involved in the development of the web feed format RSS and the Markdown publishing format, the organization Creative Commons, the website framework web.py and the social news site, Reddit, in which he became a partner after its merger with his company, Infogami.

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Abraham Lincoln (February 12, 1809 – April 15, 1865) was the 16th President of the United States, serving from March 1861 until his assassination in April 1865.

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Academia is the internationally recognized establishment of professional scholars and students, usually centered around colleges and universities, who are engaged in higher education and research.

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In ethics and governance, accountability is answerability, blameworthiness, liability, and the expectation of account-giving.

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Africa is the world's second-largest and second-most-populous continent.

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Alexa Internet, Inc. is a California-based company that provides commercial web traffic data and analytics.

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Many of the differences between American and British English date back to a time when spelling was not widely standardized.

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The American Broadcasting Company (ABC) (stylized in its logo as abc since 1962) is an American commercial broadcast television network that is owned by the Disney–ABC Television Group, a subsidiary of Disney Media Networks division of The Walt Disney Company.

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The American Civil War, widely known in the United States as simply the Civil War as well as other sectional names, was a civil war fought from 1861 to 1865 to determine the survival of the Union or independence for the Confederacy.

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The American Library Association (ALA) is a non-profit organization based in the United States that promotes libraries and library education internationally.

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Amsterdam is the capital city and most populous city of the Kingdom of the Netherlands.

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Anarchism is a political philosophy that advocates stateless societies, often defined as self-governed, voluntary institutions, but that several authors have defined as more specific institutions based on non-hierarchical free associations.

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Anarchy is the condition of a society, entity, group of people or a single person which does not recognize authority.

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Andrew Brown (born 1955 in London) is a British journalist, writer, and editor.

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Andrew Lih"." University of Hong Kong.

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Android is a mobile operating system (OS) based on the Linux kernel and currently developed by Google.

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Answers.com is an Internet-based knowledge exchange, which includes WikiAnswers, ReferenceAnswers, VideoAnswers, and five international language Q&A communities.

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Anti-social behaviours are actions that harm or lack consideration for the well-being of others.

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Apple Inc. (commonly known as Apple) is an American multinational technology company headquartered in Cupertino, California, that designs, develops, and sells consumer electronics, computer software, and online services.

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Ashburn is a census-designated place (CDP) in Loudoun County, Virginia.

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The Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) is an international learned society for computing.

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Austria (Österreich), officially the Republic of Austria (Republik Österreich), is a federal republic and a landlocked country of over 8.5 million people in Central Europe.

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Baidu Baike ("Baidu Encyclopedia") is a Chinese language collaborative Web-based encyclopedia provided by the Chinese search engine Baidu.

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Baike.com, formerly Hudong and Hoodong, is a for-profit social network in China, including the world's largest Chinese encyclopedia/news website.

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The BBC Domesday Project was a partnership between Acorn Computers, Philips, Logica and the BBC (with some funding from the European Commission's ESPRIT programme) to mark the 900th anniversary of the original Domesday Book, an 11th-century census of England.

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The BBC Microcomputer System, or BBC Micro, was a series of microcomputers and associated peripherals designed and built by the Acorn Computer company for the BBC Computer Literacy Project, operated by the British Broadcasting Corporation.

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BBC Radio 4 is a radio station owned and operated by the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) that broadcasts a wide variety of spoken-word programmes including news, drama, comedy, science and history.

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The Berkman Center for Internet & Society is a research center at Harvard University that focuses on the study of cyberspace.

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Bigipedia is a comedy sketch show broadcast on BBC Radio 4 that first aired between 23 July and 13 August 2009.

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Bing (known previously as Live Search, Windows Live Search, and MSN Search) is a web search engine (advertised as a "decision engine") from Microsoft.

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A blog (a truncation of the expression weblog) is a discussion or informational site published on the World Wide Web and consisting of discrete entries ("posts") typically displayed in reverse chronological order (the most recent post appears first).

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Bloomberg Businessweek, known until 2010 as BusinessWeek, is a weekly business magazine published by Bloomberg L.P. Businessweek was founded in 1929, the magazine was created to provide information and interpretation about what was happening in the business world.

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Bomis (to rhyme with "promise") was a dot-com company best known for supporting the creations of free-content online-encyclopedia projects Nupedia and Wikipedia.

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A bone tumor, (also spelled bone tumour), is a neoplastic growth of tissue in bone.

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Books LLC is an American publisher and a book sales club based in Memphis, Tennessee.

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Boris Tadić (Борис Тадић; born 15 January 1958) is a Serbian politician who served as President of Serbia from 2004 to 2012.

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Bowling Green State University is a public research university located in Bowling Green, Ohio, United States.

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The British Comedy Guide or BCG (formerly the British Sitcom Guide or BSG) is a British website covering all forms of British comedy, across all media.

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Business Insider is an American business, celebrity and technology news website launched in February 2009 and based in New York City.

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A cabal is a group of people united in some close design together, usually to promote their private views or interests in a church, state, or other community, often by intrigue, usually unbeknownst to persons outside their group.

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A cadaver, also called a corpse in medical literary and legal usage or when intended for dissection, is a deceased body.

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Cambridge University Press (CUP) is the publishing business of the University of Cambridge.

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CamelCase (Camelcase, camelCase, camel case, camel caps or medial capitals) is the practice of writing compound words or phrases such that each word or abbreviation begins with a capital letter.

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The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (French: Société Radio-Canada), officially branded as CBC/Radio-Canada, is a Canadian crown corporation that serves as the national public radio and television broadcaster.

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Cancer, also known as a malignant tumor or malignant neoplasm, is a group of diseases involving abnormal cell growth with the potential to invade or spread to other parts of the body.

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CBC Radio One is the English-language news and information radio network of the publicly owned Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.

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CBS (an initialism of the network's former name, the Columbia Broadcasting System; corporate name CBS Broadcasting, Inc.) is an American commercial broadcast television and radio network that is the flagship property of CBS Corporation.

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CBS News is the news division of American television and radio network CBS.

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The Cebuano Wikipedia (Wikipedya sa Sinugboanon) is the Cebuano-language edition of Wikipedia.

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Censorship of Wikipedia has occurred in several countries, including China, France, Iran, Pakistan, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Thailand, Tunisia, the United Kingdom and Uzbekistan.

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The abbreviation cf. derives from the Latin verb conferre, while in English it is commonly read as "compare".

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Chelsea Elizabeth Manning (born Bradley Edward Manning, December 17, 1987) is a United States Army soldier who was convicted in July 2013 of violations of the Espionage Act and other offenses, after disclosing to WikiLeaks nearly three-quarters of a million classified or unclassified but sensitive military and diplomatic documents.

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A chief technology officer (CTO), sometimes known as a chief technical officer, is an executive-level position in a company or other entity whose occupant is focused on scientific and technological issues within an organization.

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Child pornography is pornography that exploits children for sexual stimulation.

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China, officially the People's Republic of China (PRC), is a sovereign state in East Asia.

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The Chinese Wikipedia is the (Standard) Chinese language edition of Wikipedia, run by the Wikimedia Foundation.

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Chris Anderson (born July 9, 1961) is a British-American author and entrepreneur.

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Citizendium ("the citizens' compendium of everything") is an English-language wiki-based free encyclopedia project launched by Larry Sanger, who had previously co-founded Wikipedia in 2001.

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The Civil Marriage Act (full title: "An Act respecting certain aspects of legal capacity for marriage for civil purposes") was legislation legalizing same-sex marriage across Canada.

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Coca-Cola is a carbonated soft drink.

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CollegeHumor is a comedy website based in Los Angeles owned by IAC/InterActiveCorp.

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Color, or coloursee spelling differencesis the visual perceptual property corresponding in humans to the categories called red, blue, yellow, etc.

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Computational linguistics is an interdisciplinary field concerned with the statistical or rule-based modeling of natural language from a computational perspective.

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A computer cluster consists of a set of loosely or tightly connected computers that work together so that, in many respects, they can be viewed as a single system.

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Computerworld is a publication website and digital magazine for information technology (IT) and business technology professionals.

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comScore is an American Internet analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to many of the world's largest enterprises, agencies, and publishers.

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The ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI) series of academic conferences is generally considered the most prestigious in the field of human–computer interaction and is one of the top ranked conferences in computer science.

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In statistics, a confidence interval (CI) is a type of interval estimate of a population parameter.

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Conflict-of-interest editing on Wikipedia occurs when edits are made to advance the personal interests of an editor rather than the interests and aims of the Wikipedia project.

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Conservapedia is an English-language wiki encyclopedia project written from an American conservative, creationist, and Christian fundamentalist point of view.

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Copyleft (a play on the word copyright) is the practice of offering people the right to freely distribute copies and modified versions of a work with the stipulation that the same rights be preserved in derivative works down the line.

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Copyright is a legal right created by the law of a country that grants the creator of an original work exclusive rights for its use and distribution.

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consist of two parts: "Author's Rights", and "Neighbouring Rights" and as such "copyright" is a convenient collective term rather than a single concept in Japan.

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Counterproductive work behavior (CWB) is employee behavior that goes against the legitimate interests of an organization.

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A Creative Commons (CC) license is one of several public copyright licenses that enable the free distribution of an otherwise copyrighted work.

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A credential is an attestation of qualification, competence, or authority issued to an individual by a third party with a relevant or de facto authority or assumed competence to do so.

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Criticism of Wikipedia—whether about its content, its online community, or its procedures and operations—covers a wide variety of topics, largely related the openness of the encyclopedia, as almost anyone can edit most articles.

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Croatia (Hrvatska), officially the Republic of Croatia (Republika Hrvatska), is a sovereign state at the crossroads of Central Europe, Southeast Europe, and the Mediterranean.

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In the sociological classifications of religious movements in English, a cult is a religious or social group with socially deviant or novel beliefs and practices.

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The Colbert Report, which premiered in American cable television on October 17, 2005, has had a massive cultural impact since its inception, when the show introduced the word "truthiness".

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Cyberculture or computer culture is the culture that has emerged, or is emerging, from the use of computer networks for communication, entertainment, and business.

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Cyberspace is "the notional environment in which communication over computer networks occurs." The word became popular in the 1990s when the uses of the Internet, networking, and digital communication were all growing dramatically and the term "cyberspace" was able to represent the many new ideas and phenomena that were emerging.

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Dartmouth College is a private Ivy League research university located in Hanover, New Hampshire, United States.

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David Weinberger (born 1950) is an American technologist, professional speaker, and commentator, probably best known as co-author of the Cluetrain Manifesto (originally a website, and eventually a book, which has been described as "a primer on Internet marketing"). Weinberger's work focuses on how the Internet is changing human relationships, communication, and society.

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DBpedia (from "DB" for "database") is a project aiming to extract structured content from the information created as part of the Wikipedia project.

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Deletionism and inclusionism are opposing philosophies that largely developed and came to public notice within the context of the community of editors of the online encyclopedia Wikipedia.

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Democracy, or democratic government, is "a system of government in which all the people of a state or polity...

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The democratization of knowledge is the acquisition and spread of knowledge amongst the common people, not just privileged elites such as clergy and academics.

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The permissibility of depictions of Muhammad in Islam has been a contentious issue.

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Deutsche Welle ("German Wave" in German) or DW is Germany's international broadcaster.

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Dilbert is an American comic strip written and illustrated by Scott Adams.

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Douglas Noel Adams (11 March 1952 – 11 May 2001) was an English writer, humorist, and dramatist.

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DuckDuckGo (DDG) is an Internet search engine that emphasizes protecting searchers' privacy and avoiding the filter bubble of personalized search results.

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The Dutch Wikipedia (Nederlandstalige Wikipedia) is the Dutch-language edition of the free online encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

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Eckart Höfling (28 October 1936 – 1 March 2014) was a German Catholic priest who worked combating poverty in Brazil.

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EconTalk is a weekly economics podcast hosted by Russ Roberts.

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In the online communities of projects such as Wikipedia and OpenStreetMap, an edit-a-thon (sometimes written editathon) is an event where editors get together to edit and improve a specific topic or type of content, typically including basic editing training for new editors.

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Editing is the process of selecting and preparing written, visual, audible and film media used to convey information.

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Edwin Black is an Jewish-American syndicated columnist and journalist.

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Ejaculation is the discharge of semen (usually carrying sperm) from the male reproductory tract.

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An electronic mailing list or email list is a special use of email that allows for widespread distribution of information to many Internet users.

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Elitism is the belief or attitude that some individuals who form an elite—a select group of people with a certain ancestry, intrinsic quality or worth, high intellect, wealth, specialized training or experience, or other distinctive attributes—are those whose influence or authority is greater than that of others; whose views on a matter are to be taken more seriously or carry more weight; whose views or actions are more likely to be constructive to society as a whole; or whose extraordinary skills, abilities, or wisdom render them especially fit to govern.

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Electronic mail, most commonly referred to as email or e-mail since around 1993, is a method of exchanging digital messages from an author to one or more recipients.

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Emory University School of Law (also known as Emory Law or ELS) is a US law school that is part of Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia.

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Enciclopedia Libre Universal en Español is a Spanish language wiki encyclopedia, released under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License 3.0.

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The Encyclopædia Britannica (Latin for "British Encyclopaedia"), published by Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc., is a general knowledge English-language encyclopaedia.

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An encyclopedia or encyclopaedia (also spelled encyclopædia, see spelling differences) is a type of reference work or compendium holding a comprehensive summary of information from either all branches of knowledge or a particular branch of knowledge.

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The Encyclopedia of Life (EOL) is a free, online collaborative encyclopedia intended to document all of the 1.9 million living species known to science.

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English is a West Germanic language that was first spoken in early medieval England and is now a global lingua franca.

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The English Wikipedia is the English-language edition of the free online encyclopedia Wikipedia.

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In natural language processing, entity linking, named entity disambiguation (NED), named entity recognition and disambiguation (NERD) or named entity normalization (NEN) is the task of determining the identity of entities mentioned in text.

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Equinix, Inc.

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The Erasmus Prize is an annual prize awarded by the board of the Praemium Erasmianum Foundation to individuals or institutions that have made exceptional contributions to culture, society, or social science in Europe and the rest of the world.

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Everything2 (styled Everything2), or E2 for short, is a collaborative Web-based community consisting of a database of interlinked user-submitted written material.

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Exponential growth occurs when the growth rate of the value of a mathematical function is proportional to the function's current value.

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Facebook is an online social networking service headquartered in Menlo Park, California.

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Fair use is a limitation and exception to the exclusive right granted by copyright law to the author of a creative work.

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Farrar, Straus and Giroux (FSG) is an American book publishing company, founded in 1946 by Roger W. Straus, Jr. and John C. Farrar.

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Fast Second: How Smart Companies Bypass Radical Innovation to Enter and Dominate New Markets is a book written by Paul Geroski and Constantinos Markides and published by Jossey-Bass in 2005.

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Feces (US) or faeces (UK), also known by many other names, is a solid waste product from an animal digestive tract, discharged through the anus or cloaca during a process called defecation.

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Fernanda Bertini Viégas (born 1971) is a Brazilian scientist and designer, whose work focuses on the social, collaborative, and artistic aspects of information visualization.

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The Financial Times (FT) is an English-language international daily newspaper with a special emphasis on business and economic news.

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The First Amendment Center supports the First Amendment and builds understanding of its core freedoms through education, information and entertainment.

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First Monday is an open-access electronic peer-reviewed scientific journal for articles about the Internet.

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Florida is a state in the southeast United States, bordered to the west by the Gulf of Mexico, to the north by Alabama and Georgia, to the east by the Atlantic Ocean, and to the south by the Straits of Florida.

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In positive psychology, flow, also known as the zone, is the mental state of operation in which a person performing an activity is fully immersed in a feeling of energized focus, full involvement, and enjoyment in the process of the activity.

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In software engineering, a project fork happens when developers take a copy of source code from one software package and start independent development on it, creating a distinct and separate piece of software.

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Franco Grillini (born March 14, 1955) is an Italian politician and Italy's most prominent gay rights activist.

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The Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (English literally Frankfurt General Newspaper), short F.A.Z., also known as the FAZ, is a centre-right, liberal-conservativeHans Magnus Enzensberger: (in German).

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Free content, libre content, or free information, is any kind of functional work, artwork, or other creative content that meets the definition of a free cultural work.

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Free software, software libre, or libre software is computer software that gives users the freedom to run the software for any purpose as well as to study, change, and distribute the software and the adapted versions.

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The Free Software Foundation (FSF) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization founded by Richard Stallman on 4 October 1985 to support the free software movement, which promotes the universal freedom to study, distribute, create, and modify computer software, with the organization's preference for software being distributed under copyleft ("share alike") terms, such as with its own GNU General Public License.

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The Freedom Forum was founded in 1991 when the Gannett Foundation, started by publisher Frank E. Gannett as a charitable foundation to aid communities where his company had newspapers, sold its name and assets back to Gannett Company for $670 million.

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Freedom of panorama (FOP) is a provision in the copyright laws of various jurisdictions that permits taking photographs and video footage and creating other images (such as paintings) of buildings and sometimes sculptures and other art works which are permanently located in a public place, without infringing on any copyright that may otherwise subsist in such works, and to publishing such images.

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The French Wikipedia (Wikipédia francophone, Wikipédia en français) is the French-language edition of the free online encyclopedia Wikipedia.

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Gender bias on Wikipedia, also known as the gender gap or gender imbalance, is the finding that between 84 and 91 percent of Wikipedia editors are male,Statistics based on Wikimedia Foundation Wikipedia editor surveys (Nov. 2010-April 2011) and (April - October 2011) which leads to systemic bias.

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A geographic information system (GIS) is a system designed to capture, store, manipulate, analyze, manage, and present all types of spatial or geographical data.

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George Walker Bush (born July 6, 1946) is an American politician and businessman who served as the 43rd President of the United States from 2001 to 2009, and the 46th Governor of Texas from 1995 to 2000.

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The German Wikipedia (deutschsprachige Wikipedia) is the German-language edition of Wikipedia, a free and publicly editable online encyclopedia.

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In typography, a glyph is an elemental symbol within an agreed set of symbols, intended to represent a readable character for the purposes of writing and thereby expressing thoughts, ideas and concepts.

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GNE (previously known as GNUPedia) was a project to create a free content encyclopedia (licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License) under the auspices of the Free Software Foundation.

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The GNU Free Documentation License (GNU FDL or simply GFDL) is a copyleft license for free documentation, designed by the Free Software Foundation (FSF) for the GNU Project.

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The GNU General Public License (GNU GPL or GPL) is the most widely used free software license, which guarantees end users (individuals, organizations, companies) the freedoms to run, study, share (copy), and modify the software.

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Google Inc. is an American multinational technology company specializing in Internet-related services and products.

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Google Scholar is a freely accessible web search engine that indexes the full text or metadata of scholarly literature across an array of publishing formats and disciplines.

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Gratis or is the quality of an action where the action is willingly provided without any requirement by the provider for compensation or monetary remuneration.

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The h2g2 website is a British-based collaborative online encyclopedia project engaged in the construction of, in its own words, "an unconventional guide to life, the universe, and everything", in the spirit of the fictional publication The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy from the science fiction comedy series of the same name by Douglas Adams.

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Hardcore pornography or hardcore porn is still photography or video footage that contains explicit forms of pornography, most commonly including depictions of sexual acts such as vaginal, anal, and/or oral intercourse, cunnilingus, anilingus, ejaculation, and/or fetish play.

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Harvard Law School (also known as Harvard Law or HLS) is one of the professional graduate schools of Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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Harvard University is a private Ivy League research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts, established in 1636.

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The Hawaiian language (Hawaiian: Ōlelo Hawaii) is a Polynesian language that takes its name from Hawaiokinai, the largest island in the tropical North Pacific archipelago where it developed.

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The online encyclopedia Wikipedia has, since the late 2000s, served as a popular source for health information for both laypersons and, in many cases, health care practitioners.

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Heavy metal is a genre of rock music that developed in the late 1960s and early 1970s, largely in the United Kingdom and the United States.

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Henry Blodget (born 1966) is an American businessman, investor, journalist, and author.

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History News Network (HNN) is a project of the Center for History and New Media at George Mason University.

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Hitwise is a product of Experian Marketing Services, a division from Experian, that measures behavior across desktop, tablet and smartphone devices.

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The Houston Chronicle is the largest daily newspaper in Texas, United States, headquartered in the Houston Chronicle Building at 801 Texas Avenue, Houston.

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How Wikipedia Works is a 2008 book by Phoebe Ayers, Charles Matthews, and Ben Yates.

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Modern humans (Homo sapiens, primarily ssp. Homo sapiens sapiens) are the only extant members of the hominin clade (or human clade), a branch of the great apes; they are characterized by erect posture and bipedal locomotion, manual dexterity and increased tool use, and a general trend toward larger, more complex brains and societies.

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The human penis is an external male intromittent organ that additionally serves as the urinal duct.

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IBM Research is IBM's research and development division.

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Ideas is a long-running scholarly radio documentary show on CBC Radio One.

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In economics, industrial organization is a field that builds on the theory of the firm by examining the structure of (and, therefore, the boundaries between) firms and markets.

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Information retrieval (IR) is the activity of obtaining information resources relevant to an information need from a collection of information resources.

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The International New York Times is an English language international newspaper.

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The Internet is the global system of interconnected computer networks that use the Internet protocol suite (TCP/IP) to link billions of devices worldwide.

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Internet access connects individual computer terminals, computers, mobile devices, and computer networks to the Internet, enabling users to access Internet services, such as email and the World Wide Web.

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An Internet bot, also known as web robot, WWW robot or simply bot, is a software application that runs automated tasks over the Internet.

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An Internet service provider (ISP) is an organization that provides services for accessing, using, or participating in the Internet.

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In Internet slang, a troll is a person who sows discord on the Internet by starting arguments or upsetting people, by posting inflammatory, extraneous, or off-topic messages in an online community (such as a newsgroup, forum, chat room, or blog) with the deliberate intent of provoking readers into an emotional response or of otherwise disrupting normal on-topic discussion, often for their own amusement.

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The Internet Watch Foundation (IWF) is a registered charity based in Cambridgeshire, England.

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Interpedia was one of the first-proposed Internet encyclopedias which would allow anyone to contribute by writing articles and submitting them to the central catalogue of all Interpedia pages.

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Interwiki linking (W-link) is a facility for creating links to the many wikis on the World Wide Web.

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iOS (originally iPhone OS) is a mobile operating system created and developed by Apple Inc. and distributed exclusively for Apple hardware.

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An Internet Protocol address (IP address) is a numerical label assigned to each device (e.g., computer, printer) participating in a computer network that uses the Internet Protocol for communication.

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iPhone is a line of smartphones designed and marketed by Apple Inc. They run Apple's iOS mobile operating system.

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The Italian Wikipedia (Wikipedia in italiano) is the Italian-language edition of Wikipedia.

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Italy (Italia), officially the Italian Republic (Repubblica Italiana), is a unitary parliamentary republic in Europe.

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James M. Heilman is a Canadian emergency physician, Wikipedian, and advocate for the improvement of Wikipedia's health-related content.

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James M. "Jim" McPherson (born October 11, 1936) is an American Civil War historian, and is the George Henry Davis '86 Professor Emeritus of United States History at Princeton University.

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is the Japanese-language edition of Wikipedia, a free, open-content encyclopedia.

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Java is a general-purpose computer programming language that is concurrent, class-based, object-oriented, and specifically designed to have as few implementation dependencies as possible.

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János Kertész is a Hungarian physicist.

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Jimmy Donal "Jimbo" Wales (born August 7, 1966) is an American Internet entrepreneur best known as the co-founder and promoter of the online non-profit encyclopedia Wikipedia and the for-profit Wikia web hosting company.

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John Lawrence Seigenthaler (July 27, 1927 – July 11, 2014) was an American journalist, writer, and political figure.

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John Thomas Riedl (January 16, 1962 – July 15, 2013) was an American computer scientist and the McKnight Distinguished Professor at the University of Minnesota.

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The Journal of Documentation is a double-blind peer-reviewed academic journal covering theories, concepts, models, frameworks, and philosophies in information science.

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Kathryn Hughes FRSL (born 1959) is a British historian, biographer and journalist.

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King Juan Carlos University (Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, URJC) is a top Spanish public research university located in the Southern area of the Community of Madrid (Spain), with four campuses at Móstoles, Alcorcón, Vicálvaro and Fuenlabrada.

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A knowledge base (KB) is a technology used to store complex structured and unstructured information used by a computer system.

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Kuro5hin (K5) was a collaborative discussion website.

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Louis Gordon Crovitz is an American media executive and advisor to media and technology companies.

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Lawrence Mark "Larry" Sanger (born July 16, 1968) is an American Internet project developer, co-founder of Wikipedia, and the founder of Citizendium.

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A lecturer is, in the broadest sense, a person who gives lectures or other public speeches.

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Lee Daniel Crocker (born July 3, 1963) is an American computer programmer and poker player.

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Lila Tretikov, born Lyalya Tretyakova (Ляля Третьяко́ва; January 25, 1978) is the executive director of the Wikimedia Foundation.

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Linux (pronounced or, less frequently) is a Unix-like and mostly POSIX-compliant computer operating system (OS) assembled under the model of free and open-source software development and distribution.

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Linux Virtual Server (LVS) is load balancing software for Linux kernel–based operating systems.

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Battlestar Galactica is an American military science fiction television series, and part of the ''Battlestar Galactica'' franchise.

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This is a list of encyclopedias accessible on the Internet.

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The Wikimedia Foundation publishes official Wikipedia mobile apps for using Wikipedia on multiple mobile device operating systems.

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This is a list of the different language editions of Wikipedia; as of August 2015 there are 291 Wikipedias of which 280 are active.

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A logistic function or logistic curve is a common "S" shape (sigmoid curve), with equation: f(x).

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The logo of Wikipedia, an Internet-based free multilingual encyclopedia, is an unfinished globe constructed from jigsaw pieces—some pieces are missing at the top—inscribed with glyphs from many different writing systems.

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, also romanised as lolikon or rorikon, is Japanese discourse or media focusing on the attraction to young or prepubescent girls.

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Loren Terveen is an American computer scientist and the president of Association for Computing Machinery's SIGCHI professional group.

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Apache Lucene is a free and open-source information retrieval software library, originally written in Java by Doug Cutting.

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Maarten de Rijke (born 1 August 1961) is a Dutch computer scientist.

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Maastricht University (abbreviated as UM; Universiteit Maastricht) is a public university in Maastricht, the Netherlands.

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A macro (short for "macroinstruction", from Greek μακρο- 'long') in computer science is a rule or pattern that specifies how a certain input sequence (often a sequence of characters) should be mapped to a replacement output sequence (also often a sequence of characters) according to a defined procedure.

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Madrid is a south-western European city and the capital and largest municipality of Spain.

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Magazines are publications, usually periodical publications, that are printed or electronically published.

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Heinrich Magnus Manske (born 24 May 1974 in Cologne) is a Senior Staff Scientist at the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute in Cambridge, UK and a software developer of one of the first versions of the MediaWiki software.

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Martin M. Wattenberg (b. 1970) is an American scientist and artist known for his work with data visualization.

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Masturbation is the sexual stimulation of one's own genitals for sexual arousal or other sexual pleasure, usually to the point of orgasm.

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Mauritius (Maurice), officially the Republic of Mauritius (République de Maurice), is an island nation in the Indian Ocean about off the southeast coast of the African continent.

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The media in New York's Capital District is part of the Albany-Schenectady-Troy media market, which is the 56th largest in the United States, includes all of the 11 counties of the Capital District, along with Hamilton County, New York, as well as Berkshire County, Massachusetts, and Bennington County, Vermont.

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MediaWiki is a free and open-source wiki application.

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Metadata is "data about data".

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Michael Gorman (born 6 March 1941, Witney, Oxfordshire) is a British-born librarian, library scholar and editor/writer on library issues noted for his traditional views. During his tenure as president of the American Library Association (ALA), he was vocal in his opinions on a range of subjects, notably technology and education. He currently lives in the Chicago area with his wife, Anne Reuland, a librarian at Loyola University. Gorman's principles of librarianship derive from core liberal, democratic and humanist values. A key influence is S.R. Ranganathan, whom he regarded as "the greatest figure of librarianship in the 20th century." He maintains that it is through focusing on core professional values that librarians will facilitate personal growth and enhance the success of their institutions.

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Michael Gary Scott is a fictional character in NBC's The Office, portrayed by Steve Carell and based on David Brent from the original British version of the program.

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MIT Technology Review is a magazine published by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

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A mobile device is a small computing device, typically small enough to be handheld (and hence also commonly known as a handheld computer or simply handheld) having a display screen with touch input and/or a miniature keyboard and weighing less than.

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The mobile Web refers to the use of browser-based Internet services from handheld mobile devices, such as smartphones or feature phones, through a mobile or other wireless network.

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Muhammadfull name Abū al-Qāsim Muḥammad ibn ʿAbd Allāh ibn ʿAbd al-Muṭṭalib ibn Hāshim (ابو القاسم محمد ابن عبد الله ابن عبد المطلب ابن هاشم, lit: Father of Qasim Muhammad son of Abd Allah son of Abdul-Muttalib son of Hashim) (محمد; – 8 June 632 CEElizabeth Goldman (1995), p. 63, gives 8 June 632 CE, the dominant Islamic tradition. Many earlier (mainly non-Islamic) traditions refer to him as still alive at the time of the invasion of Palestine. See Stephen J. Shoemaker,The Death of a Prophet: The End of Muhammad's Life and the Beginnings of Islam, University of Pennsylvania Press, 2011.) is generally regarded by non-Muslims to have been the founder of Islam, and almost universallyThe Ahmadiyya Muslim Community considers Muhammad to be the "Seal of the Prophets" (Khātam an-Nabiyyīn) and the last law-bearing Prophet but not the last Prophet.

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Multilingualism is the use of more than two languages, either by an individual speaker or by a community of speakers.

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In the field of music, Germany claims some of the most renowned composers, producers and performers of the world.

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A musical ensemble, also known as a music group, is a group of people who perform instrumental or vocal music, typically known by a distinct name.

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Myspace (originally: MySpace) is a social networking website offering an interactive, user-submitted network of friends, personal profiles, blogs, groups, photos, music, and videos.

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MySQL (officially pronounced as "My S-Q-L", and unofficially as "My Sequel") is an open-source relational database management system (RDBMS); in July 2013, it was the world's second most widely used RDBMS, and the most widely used open-source client–server RDBMS.

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The National Curriculum was introduced into England, Wales and Northern Ireland as a nationwide curriculum for primary and secondary state schools following the Education Reform Act.

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Natural language processing (NLP) is a field of computer science, artificial intelligence, and computational linguistics concerned with the interactions between computers and human (natural) languages.

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Nature is a British interdisciplinary scientific journal, first published on 4 November 1869.

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NBC News is a division of the American broadcast network NBC.

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Negotiation is a dialogue between two or more people or parties intended to reach a mutually beneficial outcome, resolve points of difference, to gain advantage for an individual or collective, or to craft outcomes to satisfy various interests.

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In economics and business, a network effect (also called network externality or demand-side economies of scale) is the effect that one user of a good or service has on the value of that product to other people.

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New Scientist is a UK-based weekly non-peer-reviewed English-language international science magazine, founded in 1956.

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New York is a bi-weekly magazine concerned with life, culture, politics, and style generally, and with a particular emphasis on New York City.

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The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, at 40 Lincoln Center Plaza, is located in Manhattan, New York City, at the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts on the Upper West Side, between the Metropolitan Opera House and the Vivian Beaumont Theater.

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Nicholas G. Carr (born 1959) is an American writer who has published books and articles on technology, business, and culture.

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Nicholson Baker (born January 7, 1957) is an American writer of fiction and non-fiction.

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A nonprofit organization (NPO, also known as a non-business entity) is an organization that uses its surplus revenues to further achieve its purpose or mission, rather than distributing its surplus income to the organization's directors (or equivalents) as profit or dividends.

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North America is a continent wholly within the Northern Hemisphere and almost wholly within the Western Hemisphere.

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In the context of the English version of the online encyclopedia Wikipedia, notability is an editorial metric to determine topics meriting a dedicated encyclopedia article.

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Nudity or nakedness is the state of wearing no clothing.

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Nupedia was an English-language Web-based encyclopedia whose articles were written by volunteer contributors with appropriate subject matter expertise, reviewed by expert editors before publication and licensed as free content.

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Oliver Kamm (born 1963) is a British writer and journalist.

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An online encyclopedia is an encyclopedia accessible through the internet.

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OOPSLA (Object-Oriented Programming, Systems, Languages & Applications) is an annual ACM research conference.

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Open content is a neologism coined by David Wiley in 1998 which describes a creative work that others can copy or modify.

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Open-source software (OSS) is computer software with its source code made available with a license in which the copyright holder provides the rights to study, change, and distribute the software to anyone and for any purpose.

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OpenSolaris was an open source computer operating system based on Solaris created by Sun Microsystems.

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In computing and optical disc recording technologies, an optical disc (OD) is a flat, usually circular disc which encodes binary data (bits) in the form of pits (binary value of 0 or off, due to lack of reflection when read) and lands (binary value of 1 or on, due to a reflection when read) on a special material (often aluminium) on one of its flat surfaces.

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OTRS, an initialism for Open-source Ticket Request System, is a free and open-source trouble ticket system software package that a company, organization, or other entity can use to assign tickets to incoming queries and track further communications about them.

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Wikipedia – free, web-based, collaborative, multilingual encyclopedia project supported by the non-profit Wikimedia Foundation.

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Pacific Standard, formerly Miller-McCune, is an American magazine, published bimonthly in print and continuously online by the nonprofit Miller-McCune Center for Research, Media and Public Policy, headquartered in Santa Barbara, California.

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A page view (PV) or page impression is a request to load a single HTML file (web page) of an Internet site.

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Pakistan (or; پاكستان ALA-LC), officially the Islamic Republic of Pakistan (اسلامی جمہوریۂ پاكستان ALA-LC), is a sovereign country in South Asia.

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PARC (Palo Alto Research Center Incorporated), formerly Xerox PARC, is a research and development company in Palo Alto, California, with a distinguished reputation for its contributions to information technology and hardware systems.

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The Parliament of Canada (Parlement du Canada) is the federal legislative branch of Canada, seated at Parliament Hill in the national capital, Ottawa, Ontario.

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Paul Kennedy is a broadcast journalist who works at the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.

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PC World, stylized PCWorld, is a global computer magazine published monthly by IDG.

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Pedophilia or paedophilia is a psychiatric disorder in which an adult or older adolescent experiences a primary or exclusive sexual attraction to prepubescent children, generally age 11 years or younger.

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Peer review is the evaluation of work by one or more people of similar competence to the producers of the work (peers).

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Perl is a family of high-level, general-purpose, interpreted, dynamic programming languages.

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Percival Ulysses "Perry" Cox, M.D. (most commonly referred to as Dr. Cox), is a fictional character played by John C. McGinley on the American television comedy-drama Scrubs.

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Peter Brian Gabriel (born 13 February 1950) is an English singer-songwriter, musician and humanitarian activist who rose to fame as the original lead singer and flautist of the progressive rock band Genesis.

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The Pew Research Center is a nonpartisan American think tank based in Washington, D.C., that provides information on social issues, public opinion, and demographic trends shaping the United States and the world.

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PHP is a server-side scripting language designed for web development but also used as a general-purpose programming language.

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PhpWiki is a web-based wiki software application.

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Plagiarism is the "wrongful appropriation" and "stealing and publication" of another author's "language, thoughts, ideas, or expressions" and the representation of them as one's own original work.

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PLOS ONE (originally PLoS ONE) is a peer-reviewed open access scientific journal published by the Public Library of Science (PLOS) since 2006.

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The Polish Wikipedia (polska Wikipedia) is the Polish-language edition of Wikipedia, a free online encyclopedia.

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Porter five forces analysis is a framework to analyze the level of competition within an industry and business strategy development.

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A portmanteau (plural portmanteaus or portmanteaux) or portmanteau word is a linguistic blend of words,, p. 644 in which parts of multiple words, or their phones (sounds), and their meanings are combined into a new word.

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The Portuguese Wikipedia ("Wikipédia em português" or "Wikipédia lusófona") is the Portuguese language edition of Wikipedia (written Wikipédia, in Portuguese), the free encyclopedia.

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Powerset is a Microsoft owned company based in San Francisco, California, that, in 2006, was developing a natural language search engine for the Internet.

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Preadolescence is a stage of human development following early childhood and preceding adolescence.

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Primary sources are original materials that have not been altered or distorted in any way.

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The Princess of Asturias Awards (Premios Princesa de Asturias, Premios Princesa d'Asturies), previously known as Prince of Asturias Awards from 1981–2014 (Premios Príncipe de Asturias, Premios Príncipe d'Asturies) are a series of annual prizes awarded in Spain by the Princess of Asturias Foundation (previously the Prince of Asturias Foundation) to individuals, entities or organizations from around the world who make notable achievements in the sciences, humanities, and public affairs.

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Print on demand (POD) is a printing technology and business process in which copies of a book (or other document) are not printed until an order has been received, allowing books to be printed singly, or in small quantities.

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Print Wikipedia is an art project by Michael Mandiberg that printed out the 7473 volumes of Wikipedia as it existed on April 7, 2015.

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Privacy (or; from privatus) is the ability of an individual or group to seclude themselves, or information about themselves, and thereby express themselves selectively.

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The Prix Ars Electronica is one of the most important yearly prizes in the field of electronic and interactive art, computer animation, digital culture and music.

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Procrastination is the practice of carrying out less urgent tasks in preference to more urgent ones, or doing more pleasurable things in place of less pleasurable ones, and thus putting off impending tasks to a later time, sometimes to the "last minute" before a deadline.

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The PROTECT IP Act (Preventing Real Online Threats to Economic Creativity and Theft of Intellectual Property Act, or PIPA) was a proposed law with the stated goal of giving the US government and copyright holders additional tools to curb access to "rogue websites dedicated to the sale of infringing or counterfeit goods", especially those registered outside the U.S. The bill was introduced on May 12, 2011, by Senator Patrick Leahy (D-VT) and 11 bipartisan co-sponsors.

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On January 18, 2012, a series of coordinated protests occurred against two proposed laws in the United States Congress—the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and the PROTECT IP Act (PIPA).

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In United States law, public figure is a term applied in the context of defamation actions (libel and slander) as well as invasion of privacy.

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QRpedia is a mobile Web based system which uses QR codes to deliver Wikipedia articles to users, in their preferred language.

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Quadriga is an annual German award sponsored by Netzwerk Quadriga gGmbH, a non-profit organization based in Berlin.

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Raw foodism (or following a raw food diet) is the dietary practice of eating only uncooked, unprocessed foods.

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Real life is a phrase used to distinguish actual events, people, and activities from fictional worlds or characters, or from interactions on the Internet.

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Reddit is an entertainment, social networking, and news website where registered community members can submit content, such as text posts or direct links, making it essentially an online bulletin board system.

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The reference desk or information desk of a library is a public service counter where professional librarians provide library users with direction to library materials, advice on library collections and services, and expertise on multiple kinds of information from multiple sources.

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A reference work is a book or periodical (or its electronic equivalent) to which one can refer for confirmed facts.

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Reference.com is an online encyclopedia, thesaurus, and dictionary.

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The Resource Description Framework (RDF) is a family of World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) specifications originally designed as a metadata data model.

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Reuters is an international news agency headquartered in Canary Wharf, London, England, United Kingdom and a division of Thomson Reuters.

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Rfam is a database containing information about non-coding RNA (ncRNA) families and other structured RNA elements.

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Richard Matthew Stallman (born March 16, 1953), often known by his initials, rms, is a software freedom activist and computer programmer.

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RNA Biology is a peer-reviewed scientific journal in the field of ribonucleic acid (RNA) research.

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Robert Dale McHenry (born April 30, 1945) is an American editor, encyclopedist, philanthropist and writer.

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Roy Alan Rosenzweig (August 6, 1950 – October 11, 2007) was an American historian at George Mason University in Virginia.

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The Russian Wikipedia (Ру́сская Википе́дия) is the Russian language edition of Wikipedia.

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Salt Lake City Weekly (usually shortened to City Weekly) is a free alternative weekly tabloid-paged newspaper published in Salt Lake City, Utah.

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Same-sex marriage, also known as gay marriage, is marriage between people of the same sex, either as a secular civil ceremony or in a religious setting.

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The San Antonio Express-News is the daily newspaper of San Antonio, Texas, USA.

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The San Diego Union-Tribune is a daily newspaper published in San Diego, California.

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Sanibel is a city in Lee County, Florida, United States, on Sanibel Island.

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Scholarpedia is an English-language online wiki-based encyclopedia with features commonly associated with open-access online academic journals, which aims to have quality content.

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In academic publishing, a scientific journal is a periodical publication intended to further the progress of science, usually by reporting new research.

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Scientology is a body of beliefs and related practices created by American science fiction author L. Ron Hubbard, who lived from 1911 until 1986.

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Scorpions are a German rock band founded in 1965 in Hannover by Rudolf Schenker.

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The seventh season of the American comedy television series Scrubs premiered on NBC on October 25, 2007 and concluded on May 8, 2008 and consists of 11 episodes.

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Scrubs is an American medical comedy television series created by Bill Lawrence that aired from October 2, 2001, to March 17, 2010, on NBC and later ABC.

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The Semantic Web is an extension of the Web through standards by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C).

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In media discourse, sexual content is material depicting sexual behavior.

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Sheizaf Rafaeli (שיזף רפאלי), is an Israeli researcher, scholar of computer-mediated communication, computer scientist, and newspaper columnist.

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SIGCHI is the Special Interest Group on Computer–Human Interaction, one of the Association for Computing Machinery's special interest groups.

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The Simple English Wikipedia is an English edition of the online encyclopedia Wikipedia, primarily written in Basic English and Special English.

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Slashdot (sometimes abbreviated as /.) is a news website that originally billed itself as "News for Nerds.

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Slate is an English-language online current affairs and culture magazine in the United States created in 1996 by former New Republic editor Michael Kinsley, initially under the ownership of Microsoft as part of MSN.

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A smartphone or smart phone is a mobile phone with an advanced mobile operating system which combines features of a personal computer operating system with other features useful for mobile or handheld use.

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# A social group within social sciences has been defined as two or more people who interact with one another, share similar characteristics, and collectively have a sense of unity.

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A sockpuppet is an online identity used for purposes of deception.

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Softpedia is a website that indexes information and provides primarily software information and downloads.

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Computer software or simply software is any set of machine-readable instructions that directs a computer's processor to perform specific operations.

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SOS Children's Villages UK, also referred to as "SOS Children", is a child sponsorship charity based in Cambridge in the United Kingdom.

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Spain (España), officially the Kingdom of Spain (Reino de España), is a sovereign state located on the Iberian Peninsula in southwestern Europe.

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Electronic spamming is the use of electronic messaging systems to send unsolicited messages (spam), especially advertising, as well as sending messages repeatedly on the same site.

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The Spanish Wikipedia (Wikipedia en español) is a Spanish-language edition of Wikipedia, a free, online encyclopedia.

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In public relations, spin is a form of propaganda, achieved through providing a biased interpretation of an event or campaigning to persuade public opinion in favor or against some organization or public figure.

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Squid is a caching and forwarding web proxy.

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Stacy Madeleine Schiff (born October 26, 1961) is a Pulitzer Prize-winning American nonfiction author and guest columnist for The New York Times.

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Stanford University (officially Leland Stanford Junior University) is a private research university in Stanford, California, and one of the world's most prestigious institutions, with the top position in numerous rankings and measures in the United States.

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Status quo is a Latin phrase meaning the existing state of affairs, particularly with regards to social or political issues.

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Stephen Tyrone Colbert (né:; born May 13, 1964) is an American comedian, writer, producer, actor, media critic, and television host.

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Stigmergy is a mechanism of indirect coordination between agents or actions.

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The Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) was a controversial United States bill introduced by U.S. Representative Lamar S. Smith (R-TX) to expand the ability of U.S. law enforcement to combat online copyright infringement and online trafficking in counterfeit goods.

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In the Domain Name System (DNS) hierarchy, a subdomain is a domain that is a part of a main domain.

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Sue Gardner (born May 11, 1967) is a Canadian journalist.

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Susning.nu was a Swedish language wiki, started in October 2001 by Lars Aronsson (also the founder of Project Runeberg).

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The Swedish Wikipedia (svenska Wikipedia, also svenskspråkiga Wikipedia) is the Swedish language edition of Wikipedia.

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A syllabus (pl. syllabi) is an outline and summary of topics to be covered in an education or training course.

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Systemic bias, also called institutional bias, is the inherent tendency of a process to support particular outcomes.

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TCS Daily was an online magazine with commentary and analysis on current news from a free-market perspective.

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A team is a group of people or other animals linked in a common purpose.

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The terabyte is a multiple of the unit byte for digital information.

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In linguistics, a corpus (plural corpora) or text corpus is a large and structured set of texts (nowadays usually electronically stored and processed).

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The Atlantic is an American magazine, founded (as The Atlantic Monthly) in 1857 in Boston, Massachusetts, now based in Washington, D.C. It was created as a literary and cultural commentary magazine, growing to achieve a national reputation as a high-quality review with a moderate worldview.

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The Chronicle of Higher Education is a newspaper and website that presents news, information, and jobs for college and university faculty and Student Affairs professionals (staff members and administrators).

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The Colbert Report is an American late-night talk and news satire television program hosted by Stephen Colbert that aired on Comedy Central from October 17, 2005 to December 18, 2014 for 1,447 episodes.

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The Cult of the Amateur: How Today's Internet Is Killing Our Culture (ISBN 0385520808) is a 2007 book written by entrepreneur and Internet critic Andrew Keen.

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The Economist is an English-language weekly newspaper owned by the Economist Group and edited in offices in London.

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The Guardian is a British national daily newspaper.

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The Harvard Crimson, the daily student newspaper of Harvard University, was founded in 1873.

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The Hoover Company started out as an American floor care manufacturer based in North Canton, Ohio.

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The Journal of Academic Librarianship is a peer-reviewed academic journal that covers all topics dealing with academic libraries.

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The Journal of American History is the official academic journal of the Organization of American Historians.

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The New York Review of Books (or NYREV or NYRB) is a semi-monthly magazine with articles on literature, culture, economics, science and current affairs.

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The New York Times (NYT) is an American daily newspaper, founded and continuously published in New York City since September 18, 1851, by the New York Times Company.

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The New Yorker is an American magazine of reportage, commentary, criticism, essays, fiction, satire, cartoons, and poetry.

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The Next Web (TNW), founded in 2006, is an online publisher of tech and web development news.

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The Office is an American television comedy series that aired on NBC from March 24, 2005 to May 16, 2013.

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The Onion is an American digital media company and news satire organization.

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The Phoenix (stylized as The Phœnix) is the name of several alternative weekly periodicals published in the United States by Phoenix Media/Communications Group of Boston, Massachusetts, including the Portland Phoenix and the now-defunct Boston Phoenix, Providence Phoenix and Worcester Phoenix.

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The Register (nicknamed El Reg or The Reg) is a British technology news and opinion website co-founded in 1994 by Mike Magee, John Lettice and Ross Alderson.

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The Wall Street Journal is a business-focused, English-language international daily newspaper based in New York City.

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The Washington Post is an American daily newspaper.

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The Wikipedia Revolution: How A Bunch of Nobodies Created The World's Greatest Encyclopedia is a 2009 popular history book by new media researcher and writer Andrew Lih.

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The Wisdom of Crowds: Why the Many Are Smarter Than the Few and How Collective Wisdom Shapes Business, Economies, Societies and Nations, published in 2004, is a book written by James Surowiecki about the aggregation of information in groups, resulting in decisions that, he argues, are often better than could have been made by any single member of the group.

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The World and Wikipedia: How We are Editing Reality is a book written by the British linguist Andrew Dalby and published by Siduri Books in 2009.

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Thomas Jefferson University is a private health sciences university in Center City, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in the United States.

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Time (styled within the magazine as TIME) is an American weekly news magazine published in New York City.

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Times Internet is an Internet subsidiary of The Times of India Group, under which some of the largest websites in India - The Times of India, The Economic Times, Navbharat Times and Maharashtra Times operate.

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Tosh.0 is an American television series hosted by comedian Daniel Tosh, who provides commentary on online video clips, society, celebrities, and other parts of popular culture and stereotypes.

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The tragedy of the commons is a term, probably coined originally by William Forster Lloyd and later used by Garrett Hardin, to denote a situation where individuals acting independently and rationally according to each's self-interest behave contrary to the best interests of the whole group by depleting some common resource.

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In economics and related disciplines, a transaction cost is a cost incurred in making an economic exchange (restated: the cost of participating in a market).

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In computer science, transclusion is the inclusion of part or all of an electronic document into one or more other documents by reference.

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A tree structure or tree diagram is a way of representing the hierarchical nature of a structure in a graphical form.

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Boris Floricic, better known by his pseudonym Tron (8 June 1972 – 17th October 1998), was a German hacker and phreaker whose death in unclear circumstances has led to various conspiracy theories.

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Tyler Cowen (born January 21, 1962) is an American economist, academic, and writer.

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Ubuntu (originally, according to the company website) is a Debian-based Linux operating system and distribution, with Unity as its default desktop environment for personal computers including smartphones in later versions.

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Unique visitors refers to the number of distinct individuals requesting pages from the website during a given period, regardless of how often they visit.

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The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain, is a sovereign state in Europe.

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The United States Intelligence Community (I.C.) is a federation of 17 separate United States government agencies that work separately and together to conduct intelligence activities considered necessary for the conduct of foreign relations and national security of the United States.

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United States obscenity law deals with laws in the United States that relate to the regulation or suppression of what is considered obscenity.

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The United States presidential election of 2008 was the 56th quadrennial presidential election.

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The University of California, Berkeley (also referred to as Berkeley, UC Berkeley, California or simply Cal) is a public research university located in Berkeley, California.

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The University of Minnesota Twin Cities (Minnesota; locally known as the U of M or simply the U) is a public research university located in Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minnesota.

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The University of Oxford (informally Oxford University or simply Oxford) is a collegiate research university located in Oxford, England.

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URL redirection, also called URL forwarding, is a World Wide Web technique for making a web page available under more than one URL address.

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USA Today is a national American daily middle-market newspaper published by the Gannett Company.

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UseModWiki is a wiki engine written in the Perl programming language.

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User-generated content (UGC) is defined as "any form of content such as blogs, wikis, discussion forums, posts, chats, tweets, podcasting, pins, digital images, video, audio files, advertisements and other forms of media that was created by users of an online system or service, often made available via social media websites".

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In economics, utility is a measure of preferences over some set of goods and services.

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On Wikipedia, vandalism is the act of editing the project in a malicious manner that is intentionally disruptive.

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Vanderbilt University (also known informally as Vandy) is a private research university located in Nashville, Tennessee, founded in 1873.

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In computer programming, a variable or scalar is a storage location paired with an associated symbolic name (an identifier), which contains some known or unknown quantity of information referred to as a value.

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VDM Publishing or Omniscriptum Publishing Group is a German publishing group based in Saarbrücken, Germany, with offices in Argentina, Latvia, Mauritius and Moldova.

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The Vietnamese Wikipedia (Wikipedia tiếng Việt) is the Vietnamese-language edition of Wikipedia, a free, publicly editable, online encyclopedia supported by the Wikimedia Foundation.

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Viktoria Swedish ICT (previously Viktoria Institute) was founded in 1997 at the initiative of the local industry in West Sweden.

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Virgin Killer is the fourth studio album by the German heavy metal band Scorpions.

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Virginia (U.S.:, U.K.), officially the Commonwealth of Virginia, is a U.S. state located in the South Atlantic region of the United States.

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Virginia Inman Postrel (born January 14, 1960) is an American political and cultural writer of broadly libertarian, or classical liberal, views.

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VisualEditor (VE) is a project to provide a "visual" or "WYSIWYG-like" online rich-text editor as a MediaWiki extension to Wikipedia.

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The vulva (from the Latin vulva, plural vulvae, see etymology) consists of the external genital organs of the female mammal.

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W (named double-u,Pronounced,,, or plural double-ues) is the 23rd letter in the modern English alphabet and the ISO basic Latin alphabet.

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Wapedia was a mobile version of Wikipedia.

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The Waray Wikipedia is the Waray language version of Wikipedia.

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Web 2.0 describes World Wide Web sites that emphasize user-generated content, usability, and interoperability.

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A web browser (commonly referred to as a browser) is a software application for retrieving, presenting, and traversing information resources on the World Wide Web.

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Web conferencing may be used as an umbrella term for various types of online collaborative services including web seminars ("webinars"), webcasts, and peer-level web meetings.

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A Web crawler is an Internet bot which systematically browses the World Wide Web, typically for the purpose of Web indexing.

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A web portal is most often one specially designed web page that brings information together from diverse sources in a uniform way.

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A web search engine is a software system that is designed to search for information on the World Wide Web.

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A web template system uses a template processor to combine web templates to form finished web pages, possibly using some data source to customize the pages or present a large amount of content on similar-looking pages.

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A Webby Award is an award for excellence on the Internet presented annually by The International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences, a judging body composed of over one thousand industry experts and technology innovators.

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WebOS, also known as LG WebOS, Open WebOS, HP WebOS, or Palm WebOS, is a Linux kernel-based multitask operating system for smart devices like TVs, and smartwatches; and was formerly a mobile operating system.

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A website, also written as web site, or simply site, is a set of related web pages typically served from a single web domain.

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A wiki is a website which allows collaborative modification of its content and structure directly from the web browser.

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Wiki software (also known as a wiki engine or wiki application) is collaborative software that runs a wiki, i.e., a website that allows users to create and collaboratively edit web pages via a web browser.

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Wikibooks (previously called Wikimedia Free Textbook Project and Wikimedia-Textbooks) is a wiki based Wikimedia project hosted by the Wikimedia Foundation for the creation of free content textbooks and annotated texts that anyone can edit.

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Wikidata is a collaboratively edited knowledge base operated by the Wikimedia Foundation.

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Wikimedia Commons (or simply Commons) is an online repository of free-use images, sound, and other media files.

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The Wikimedia Foundation (WMF) is an American non-profit and charitable organization headquartered in San Francisco, California, that operates many wikis.

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A Wikimedia project is a wiki-based project run by the Wikimedia Foundation, a nonprofit organization founded in San Francisco, California in 2003.

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Wikinews is a free-content news source wiki and a project of the Wikimedia Foundation.

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On the Internet encyclopedia Wikipedia, trusted users may be appointed as administrators (also known as admins, sysops, and janitors), following a successful request for adminship.

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Wikipedia: The Missing Manual is a 2008 book by John Broughton.

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The Wikipedia community is the community of contributors to the online encyclopedia Wikipedia.

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Wikipedia for Schools is a selection of articles from Wikipedia produced by international children's charity SOS Children and most recently updated in 2013.

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Wikipedia Review is an Internet forum and blog for the discussion of Wikimedia projects, in particular the content and conflicts of Wikipedia.

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The Wikipedia biography controversy, also known as the Seigenthaler incident, was a series of events that began in May 2005 with the anonymous posting of a hoax article in the online encyclopedia Wikipedia about John Seigenthaler, a well-known American journalist.

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Wikipedia Zero is a project by the Wikimedia Foundation to provide Wikipedia free of charge on mobile phones, particularly in developing markets.

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Wikipediocracy is a website for discussion and criticism of Wikipedia.

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A WikiProject (or Wikiproject) is the organization of a group of participants in a wiki established in order to achieve specific editing goals, or to achieve goals relating to a specific field of knowledge.

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Wikiquote is one of a family of wiki-based projects run by the Wikimedia Foundation, running on MediaWiki software.

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Wikispecies is a wiki-based online project supported by the Wikimedia Foundation.

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Wikiversity is a Wikimedia Foundation project that supports learning communities, their learning materials, and resulting activities.

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Wikivoyage is a free web-based travel guide for travel destinations and travel topics written by volunteer authors.

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Wiktionary (whose name is a blend of the words wiki and dictionary) is a multilingual, web-based project to create a free content dictionary of all words in all languages.

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William Clarke Quantrill (July 31, 1837 – June 6, 1865) was a Confederate guerrilla leader during the American Civil War.

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Wired is a full-color monthly American magazine, published in both print and online editions, that reports on how emerging technologies affect culture, the economy and politics.

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Wireless Application Protocol (WAP) is a technical standard for accessing information over a mobile wireless network.

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Women's history is the study of the role that women have played in history and the methods required to do so.

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In computational linguistics, word-sense disambiguation (WSD) is an open problem of natural language processing and ontology.

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The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) is one of the 17 specialized agencies of the United Nations.

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The World Wide Web (www, W3) is an information space where documents and other web resources are identified by URLs, interlinked by hypertext links, and can be accessed via the Internet.

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A writing system is any conventional method of visually representing verbal communication.

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The Yongle Encyclopedia or Yongle Dadian was a Chinese leishu encyclopedia commissioned by the Yongle Emperor of the Ming dynasty in 1403 and completed by 1408.

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YouTube is a video-sharing website headquartered in San Bruno, California, United States.

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ZFS is a combined file system and logical volume manager designed by Sun Microsystems.

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Zoophilia is a paraphilia involving a sexual fixation on animals.

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