I am working on an consultancy and I had to better understand “living labs”. So I do some searching and browsing, and because of the great firefox plugin “Googlepedia” I am first drawn to the relevant wikipedia entry.
Which starts with the following:
This article has multiple issues
- Its quality may be compromised by peacock terms. Tagged since September 2008.
- It may contain original research or unverifiable claims. Tagged since September 2008.
- It reads like an advertisement and needs to be rewritten from a neutral point of view. Tagged since September 2008.
- It may require general cleanup to meet Wikipedia’s quality standards. Tagged since September 2008.
Doesn’t this read as a general evaluation of government’s research policies 🙂 ?
This is a half joke. But it is interesting to see how web2 tools are good at limiting the hidden advertising. And in the case of government , I recall two great examples of backlash from exaggerated self-promotion: see the users’ comments on one and two
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