The Oracle of Wikipedia

Found out about this neat little site, the Oracle of Wikipedia, via Mental Floss.Oracle of Wikipedia

It’s a sort of game where you see the linked connections between 2 seemingly random Wikipedia entries.  This draws on the rich interconnected body of links among Wikipedia entries.

Here’s my example, connecting Cuidad Juarez with anthroponosis via just 5 clicks!

Reminds me of wikiracing, which I posted about earlier.  This website refers to it as Wikipedia Golf. 

P.S. The story of how Tom Nysetvold created this site is pretty interesting too, for those who are interested in Python.


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