Why the Former Elites With the Best Access to Information are the Most Misinformed?

GFTM hybrid AIs interact in ways that have not been anticipated by their creators and might be not appreciated even now. Together, they form a single hybrid AI entity, which…

Caught Red-Handed: Google Search Suppresses Climate Realism

Claims that Google Search improperly downranks some websites are frequent but not always correct, and they’re hard to prove even if they are. But the latest available (May 2017) Google…

Study: On Wikipedia, politically controversial science topics are vulnerable to information sabotage

The “William Connolley effect” gets quantified, apparently anything that is not “consensus science” is considered sabotage. When researching acid rain, evolution, and climate change — cast a critical eye on…

The sad tales of the Wikipedia gang war regarding WUWT – 'creepy and a little scary'

As we all know, Wikipedia has one major flaw in it’s design: it allows gang warfare. We see this in many political entries, such as the Wikipedia entries for Barack…

William Connolley demonstrates once again why Wikipedia is an untrustworthy reference source

I saw this coming a mile away. On Wednesday August 20th, Dr. Roy Spencer noted how John Cook’s well debunked 97% ‘consensus’ claim, based of statistical sleight of hand and…

Pointman's: The scorning of William Connolley

Pointman writes: I think we’ve all had that pleasant surprise when something totally unexpected just drops out of the sky and into your lap. That happened to me last weekend when…

Article: 'Wikipedia is worthless and damaging'

You only need to read a few climate entries on Wikipedia to know this Spiked Online article rings true We have watched how people like Wikipedia climate fiddler William Connolley…

RealClimate Co-Founder Exposes His Inability to Grasp Complex Subjects

And most regulars will recall William Connolley. Connolley’s likely best known for his hijinks as a former editor at Wikipedia. (See the WattsUpWithThat posts here, here, here, here, here, here…

Connolley's Wiki-wars get a science study

As we have known for some time, global warming zealot and green party member William F. Connolley edited 5428 Wikipedia articles, mostly about climate. It seems some researchers have taken…

Wikipedia climate fiddler William Connolley is in the news again

Apparently Mr. Connolley has edited 5428 Wikipedia articles, most about climate. Die Kalte Sonne: Unbelievable but true: The Wikipedia umpire on Climate Change was a member of the UK Green…

Why I no longer subscribe to Popular Science

I actually stopped subscribing some time ago, but this would be enough to justify it all over again. Over at the magazine Popular Science, they’ve taken to shaming volunteers on…

'Tabloid climatology' may be the real reason for the Marcel Leroux – William Connolley Wikipedia dustup

As WUWT readers know, a climatologist who bucked the consensus trend had his profile summarily deleted at Wikipedia thanks to the William Connolley effect as outlined in “Death by Stoat“.…

Death by Stoat

Elevated from a comment by Tom Rude. Chronicle of an announced death, Wikipedia style. I had not posted on this road movie for a while but the occasion is too…

Wikipedia FAIL – names Romney 45th U.S. President

One of the great things about Wikipedia is that anybody can edit articles. One of the bad things about Wikipedia is that anybody can edit articles. Controversial subjects tend to…

The Wonderful World of Wikipedia

UPDATE: The error has now been completely eliminated from the article. Details below. Guest post by James Padgett As many readers are aware, the culture surrounding the climate change topic…

Another prominent Wikipedia editor has been climate topic banned

I hadn’t noticed this yesterday, but the second most prolific climate revisionist at Wikipedia has also been banned from posting on the climate topic. By a vote of 4-3 Kim…

William Connolley, now "climate topic banned" at Wikipedia

Bishop Hill had the news first, which is fitting since Mr. Connolley is based in Britain. In a vote of 7-0, The most prolific climate revisionist editor ever at Wikipedia,…

Wikipedia climate revisionism by William Connolley continues

Apparently Wikipedia’s own attempt at self policing problem editors isn’t working. Despite being up for a restriction or a ban, rogue Wiki editor (and Real Climate co-founder) William Connolley is…

Wikibullies at work. The National Post exposes broad trust issues over Wikipedia climate information

UPDATED: see stats below the “read more” line. Lawrence Solomon at the National Post writes about a topic that WUWT readers have known about for a long time: How Wikipedia’s…