Google goes live with yet another attempt at world domination

This time they are rolling out a challenger to Wikipedia.? It’s called Knol.? It’s slightly different from the anything-goes Wikipedia in that the authors are identified by their real names (and verified), and that they can share in ad revenue if they choose to. The service initially features a lot of medical articles, which is coincidental because Medipedia also launched today. This medical wiki is backed by Harvard’s and Stanford’s medical schools.? Wired has an in-depth look at Google’s latest plan to dominate the commodity of information.

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