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by Wikipediacritics
Wed Mar 15, 2017 8:26 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Wikipedia admin socks in $700 million paid editing scam
Replies: 4
Views: 1545

Re: Wikipedia admin socks in $700 million paid editing scam

Tie-ins with Randall James Hamilton Zwinge ("James Randi") promoted Guerilla Skepticism thing m m The usual bunch of Jimbo talkpage courtiers and fatheads like Smalbones are fatuously discussing this 700 million $cam as the defining moment for the project. m with doomsday talk like Its an...
by Wikipediacritics
Wed Mar 15, 2017 4:54 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Wikipedia admin socks in $700 million paid editing scam
Replies: 4
Views: 1545

Re: Wikipedia admin socks in $700 million paid editing scam

Where did you get the figure of $700 million from? I just saw the thread from Wikipediacritics .Thank you for the lead! It seems to have spread to Nick Bostrom and is linked to Effective Altruism and transhumanist off-wiki coordination financed by David Pearce . Also follow David Gerard in this mes...
by Wikipediacritics
Mon Mar 13, 2017 6:18 am
Forum: Wikipedia In The Media
Topic: Indian women who drink the Wikipedia Kool-Aid
Replies: 13
Views: 2157

Re: Indian women who drink the Wikipedia Kool-Aid

http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Mangalore/allwoman-team-adds-over-300-articles-to-wikipedia/article17425702.ece ---- I recall I too was idealistic like these women once upon a time. The poor things, the ex-CSI rogues probably misled them that Wikipedia (Telegu) hosted free matrimonial classifie...
by Wikipediacritics
Mon Mar 13, 2017 6:13 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Holes: Arktos Media and Jason Reza Jorjani
Replies: 7
Views: 2566

Re: Holes: Arktos Media and Jason Reza Jorjani

It is threads like these which restore ones faith that Wikipedia criticism is alive and well.
by Wikipediacritics
Fri Mar 10, 2017 3:24 pm
Forum: Content Issues
Topic: English version - The Swss Papers by Trados
Replies: 7
Views: 1665

Re: English version - The Swss Papers by Trados

Hi Sashi, Thank you for the suggested translation corrections; I've implemented them. I replied to your e-mail but got a delivery failure message. @Wikipediacritics I now see two of my articles published by wikipediasucks.co in a sad Google style translation. Well if you are interested by Florence ...
by Wikipediacritics
Wed Mar 08, 2017 2:19 pm
Forum: Content Issues
Topic: English version - The Swss Papers by Trados
Replies: 7
Views: 1665

Re: English version - The Swss Papers by Trados

ericbarbour wrote:

I wish that guy would write up the history of French Wikipedia for me.....
Why ? Its not as though your book will be published in the foreseeable future by any reputed publisher.
by Wikipediacritics
Tue Mar 07, 2017 6:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A 700 million dollar $ Wikipedia paid editing scandal
Replies: 2
Views: 1102

Re: A 700 million dollar $ Wikipedia paid editing scandal

Hochman is a bullshit artist. And not an especially good one either. They all are, but that's not the point. He is declared on-wiki as an SEO consultant and this is "verifiable expert research". Anyways that Greybeard thread ( SEO abuse cloaked in BS and now being coated with GLAM sauce )...
by Wikipediacritics
Mon Mar 06, 2017 2:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A 700 million dollar $ Wikipedia paid editing scandal
Replies: 2
Views: 1102

A 700 million dollar $ Wikipedia paid editing scandal

Don't know what to make of all this. m 6. Vipul should be aware that an outside agency could preliminary assess / value the "gross receipts" of his enterprise as $2.1 * 6,600,000 * 50 ie. about $700 million dollars . So I am not certain if the wider community of paid editors would accept t...
by Wikipediacritics
Mon Mar 06, 2017 12:23 am
Forum: Content Issues
Topic: English version - The Swss Papers by Trados
Replies: 7
Views: 1665

Re: English version - The Swss Papers by Trados

You should twiddle your trados settings, that smiley enlargement is just. too. much. ^^ and for your lexicon: "faire cracher au bassinet": (expression) get someone to cough up some cash (not spit on their pelvis ^^) practice the omerta: keep their mouths shut. faux-nez: sock-puppet dans l...
by Wikipediacritics
Sun Mar 05, 2017 4:26 pm
Forum: Content Issues
Topic: English version - The Swss Papers by Trados
Replies: 7
Views: 1665

English version - The Swss Papers by Trados

Swiss Papers: another scandal on Wikipedia Published on 04/06/2016 by Nicolas English translation (c)2017- by Wikipedia Critics carried out with Trados Studio and proprietary scripts Editing Wikipedia is a very time-consuming and addictive activity that pays nothing financially. In principle ... Ex...