My Five #94

It’s been a busy week! Check out what’s caught Sophie’s eye in this week’s My Five.

The state of Wikipedia

Wikipedia has recently celebrated it’s 10th birthday and to celebrate, a video has been created to highlight the state of the site

Google is ‘white bread for the mind’

Is Google to blame for the softening of our brains? Do search engines prevent us from being able to form our own opinions and beliefs? A look into the effect that the internet is having on our students.

Open-source search engine launches

Wikia search launches in alpha to a rapturous lack of applause. Only time will tell if the human edited search results will help improve the quality of the search results, but Google can rest easy for the immediate future.