Fooling the Internet

This post originally appeared on the Software Carpentry website.

A recent article in The Atlantic titled, "How the Professor Who Fooled Wikipedia Got Caught By Reddit" describes how GMU's Prof. T. Mills Kelly has had students fake history online, and how their most recent effort unraveled. There's lots to think about here regarding what scientists should know about using the web, trusting it, and making it their own...

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