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Re: <nettime> what makes a notable life? [wikipedia]
Keith Hart on Sat, 9 May 2009 14:57:28 +0200 (CEST)


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Re: <nettime> what makes a notable life? [wikipedia]


It never occurred to me to write my own profile in wikipedia, even though
they only put out a stub. Surely the main point here is biography as opposed
to autobiography. There must be many unscrupulous individuals who put up
their friends to write about them, but I didn't. I still like to imagine
that society will come to me in some form one day. But that depends also on
pushing what I have to say out there (not even mainly through the mass
media). I don't blame wikipedia for trying to keep up the notion of being
objective, however contradictory that turns out to be. It is not a vanity
press.

Keith

On Fri, May 8, 2009 at 8:04 AM, Alex Halavais <alex {AT} halavais.net> wrote:

> I'll begin by pointing out a recent article in Le Monde Diplomatique
> on this topic:
>
> http://mondediplo.com/2009/05/15wikipedia
 <...>


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