walking paper scraps

Wikipedia Becomes a Class Assignment

Knowing their work was headed for the Web, not just one harried professor’s eyes, helped students reach higher – as did the standards set by the volunteer “Wikipedians” who police entries for accuracy and neutral tone, Groom said.

The exercise also gave students a taste of working in the real world of peer-reviewed research.

Face it – oldies want chums, too

But a recent study by analysts comScore showed that nearly one third of Facebook users are aged between 35 and 54, and that this group also made up 41 per cent of MySpace users.

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  1. OK, the title was on the article, so this isn’t aimed at you, but…

    “oldies want chums, too.” OK.
    “aged between 35 and 54.” OK.

    The two of them used as in any sense synonymous: Either the UK’s a lot more different than the US than I thought, or this is bovine excrement.

    Oldies? 35 to 54? I raise a 62-year-old one-finger salute to the very notion!

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