Thursday, January 27, 2005

BBC NEWS | Education | Boy brings encyclopaedia to book

BBC NEWS | Education | Boy brings encyclopaedia to book:

"A schoolboy has uncovered several mistakes in the latest edition of the Encyclopaedia Britannica - regarded by readers as an authority on everything.

Lucian George, 12, from north London, found five errors on two of his favourite subjects - central Europe and wildlife - and wrote to complain."

This is an interesting story in light of the debate about the lack of accuracy in projects like wikipedia...