Encyclopedia Blockchainica: Wikipedia Co-Founder to Disrupt His Own Creation

Encyclopedia Blockchainica: Wikipedia Co-Founder to Disrupt His Own Creation

A co-founder of Wikipedia doesn’t like what Wikipedia has become. Dr. Larry Sanger has been an outspoken critic of the online encyclopedia he helped found for some time, but his latest move, joining venture-backed startup Everipedia as its chief information officer shows just how serious he is about disrupting the model. Revealed today alongside news of Sanger’s hire, Everipedia is moving the entire process of approving articles, making edits and storing information to the EOS blockchain. According to the Everipedia team, using smart contracts to record the editing workflow and store articles stands to create a truly censorship-proof system. […]

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