The joy of learning random things on Wikipedia

13 min Source: Technology, Entertainment, Design (TED) Talks Annie Rauwerda TEDxUofM February 2023
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Annie Rauwerda explores the unexpected joys of learning through Wikipedia's vast, quirky content.

Summary

  1. Engaging Curiosity: Wikipedia's diverse entries spark intrigue and deeper exploration of random topics.
  2. Community and Contribution: Highlights the vibrant community behind Wikipedia, inviting more contributors to join.
  3. Educational Value: Emphasizes how even trivial knowledge can inspire learning and broaden perspectives.

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