In this video, Susan Gerbic discusses the Guerrilla Skepticism on Wikipedia (GSoW) task. You will discover much about exactly what takes place behind the scenes of the 10 th most popular site. The objective of the GSoW is to reword all Wikipedia pages worrying clinical suspicion, and to do so in all languages possible. They work to support individuals and companies that do the research study, compose the books, arrange the conferences and take the heat from the paranormal and anti-science world. GSoW provides the very best possible Wikipedia pages possible, while following all the guidelines of Wikipedia. The GSoW has actually had a big influence on education around the globe considering that2010 The GSoW has actually composed and reworded numerous Wikipedia pages, consisting of Spontaneous Human Combustion, Facilitated Communication, Perry DeAngelis, Genetic Literacy Project, Jerry Andrus, “Grandmother Fish” and a lot more.
Passionately called the Wikipediatrician, Susan Gerbic is the cofounder of Monterey County Skeptics and a self-proclaimed hesitant addict. Susan is likewise creator of the Guerrilla Skepticism on Wikipedia (GSoW) task. She is a regular factor to Skeptical Inquirer (CSICOP) and Skepticality Podcast. She is the winner of the CSI In the Trenches Award from 2012, James Randi Award for Skepticism in the general public Interest 2013 and a Scientific and Technical Consultant for CSI.
Views revealed in this video are those of the speaker and do not always show the views of the National Capital Area Skeptics.