aand it's dead Jim:


The front page is now a "coming soon" for the proposed blogging
platform. Oh well.

- d.

On 11 October 2016 at 22:52, David Gerard <dger...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Followup on this: Arbital is still going (recent changes shows
> consistent activity, mostly from MIRI people) and now has the tag line
> "Arbital is the place for crowdsourced, intuitive math explanations."
> This is an area it might actually get somewhere with - en:wp's
> mathematics articles are notoriously opaque and not good for
> explaining a concept to people who don't already understand it. And
> CC-by-sa educational articles on math are a win for everyone.
> On 14 March 2016 at 01:03, David Gerard <dger...@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Being put together by Eliezer Yudkowsky of LessWrong. Content is
>> cc-by-sa 3.0, don't know about the software.
>> https://arbital.com/p/arbital_ambitions/
>> Rather than the "encyclopedia" approach, it tries to be more
>> pedagogical, teaching the reader at their level.
>> Analysis from a sometime Yudkowsky critic on Tumblr:
>> http://nostalgebraist.tumblr.com/post/140995096534/a-year-ago-i-remember-being-baffled-by-eliezer
>> (there's a pile more comments linked from the notes on that post,
>> mostly from quasi-fans; I have an acerbic comment in there, but you
>> should look at the site yourself first.)
>> No idea if this will go anywhere, but might be of interest; new
>> approaches generally are. They started in December, first publicised
>> it a week ago and have been scaling up. First day it collapsed due to
>> load from a Facebook post announcement ... so maybe hold off before
>> announcing it everywhere :-)
>> - d.

Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: 
https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines and 
New messages to: Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org
Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, 

Reply via email to