Monday Night Owls - 3 December 2018 - Wikipedia, Wikiversity and medical information
We read an article about Wikipedia creating a new service, Wikiversity Journal of Medicine, which combines traditional medical journals with Wikipedia:
Vocabulary Top 10:
detractor - a person who criticizes something or someone
setting - the place and conditions in which something happens or exists
marry - to join or combine (two things) closely
scope - space or opportunity for action, thought, etc.
process - a series of actions that produce something or that lead to a particular result
laudable - deserving praise
enhance - to increase or improve (something)
arguably - it can be argued — used to say that a statement is very possibly true even if it is not certainly true
hamper - to slow the movement, progress, or action of (someone or something)
scalable - easy to make larger, more powerful, etc.
Do you trust the information you read on Wikipedia?
Would you trust medical information from Wikiversity Journal of Medicine, knowing that medical specialists were checking and editing the articles?