The death of Wikipedia? Does it mean anything?

It is now old news that contributions in the form of new articles and edits have slowed dramatically since the end of 2006. The change was so dramatic that it could (should) not be interpreted as a ‘saturation of knowledge’ but is much more likely to come from the more mundane - that contributors had … Continue reading The death of Wikipedia? Does it mean anything?

French guidelines are withdrawn after court finds potential bias among authors

[Lenzer 342 — bmj.com] Formindep “promotes independent medical education and information” found that the working groups involved with the guidelines for Alzheimer’s disease had major financial conflicts of interest and some members failed to disclose their financial interests. It’s fine to demand disclosure of financial interests, but what would they do with the guidelines if … Continue reading French guidelines are withdrawn after court finds potential bias among authors