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Lih, Andrew (2009). The Wikipedia Revolution: How A Bunch of Nobodies Created The World's Greatest Encyclopedia. Hyperion.

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  • Jeffrey Barlow (2010). "The Wikipedia Revolution," The Journal of Education, Community and Values, vol. 10, iss. 4 (May 2010). [1]
    • The impact of Wikipedia is closely related to the impact of the Internet itself. It is very much part of the Web 2.0 stage of the Internet.
    • It is an excellent place to begin understanding the history, the key controversies, and the major issues related to the development of Wikipedia. Lih also deals with the antecedents of Wikipedia, principally Nupedia, which was intended to be fully peer-reviewed.

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The shade of the bar looks invariant in isolation but variant in context, in (favor of) sharp contrast with the color gradient background, hence an innate illusion we have to reasonably interpret and overcome as well as the mirage. Such variance appearing seasonably from context to context may not only be the case with our vision but worldview in general in practice indeed, whether a priori or a posteriori. Perhaps no worldview from nowhere, without any point of view or prejudice at all!

Ogden & Richards (1923) said, "All experience ... is either enjoyed or interpreted ... or both, and very little of it escapes some degree of interpretation."

H. G. Wells (1938) said, "The human individual is born now to live in a society for which his fundamental instincts are altogether inadequate."