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The Inner Workings of Wikipedia

Jan 24, 2017

Fifteen years ago, the idea of a free, digital encyclopedia, compiled and edited almost entirely by volunteers, and available at no cost to everyone, seemed like an idealistic fantasy. Today, Wikipedia offers millions of articles in hundreds of languages, and continues to grow every day. And it is easier than you might think to contribute to that growth.

Although tens of thousands of editors have added to Wikipedia, some are far more prolific than others. By his own reckoning, Winsdor’s John Broughton is among the more active contributors.

Children’s Museum to Open Indoor Exhibits

Jun 18, 2015
Bruce Robinson, KRCB

  The Children’s Museum of Sonoma County is opening its indoor Science and Imagination Gallery this weekend, with 15 interactive exhibits designed to keep kids busy—and eager to return.

There is a lot to see and do in the new museum space, and while it can be hard to choose, founder Collette Michaud does have a few favorite attractions.

DIY: California's Water Policy Choices

Sep 9, 2014

  As California’s drought continues, the range of possible responses is narrowing, while the cost for most available options is increasing. The California Water Challenge is a new interactive on-line tool intended to give us a better understanding of the choices and trade-offs that face us. Here’s a closer look at it.

The California Water Challenge website went live this morning; you can try it for yourself here.