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[12 Jul 2007 | Comments Off | ]
Won’t you be my neighbour?  Annex residents start Toronto-based online encyclopedia

By Carrie Brunet, InsideToronto
The Internet may be the last refuge of anonymity for many, but two local Toronto-boosters are hoping to make their site a place where neighbours meet and neighbourhoods grow.
Annex residents Himy Syed and Karen Sun have created Torontopedia.ca. The site, using similar technology to Wikipedia, allows users to add to or edit existing content online. The content is, of course, Toronto-centric.
“We ask that people use their real names,” said Syed. “You wouldn’t introduce yourself to a neighbour by saying ‘Hi, I’m CoolDude123.’”
Instead, Syed would like to see …

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[7 Jul 2007 | Comments Off | ]
Wiki to the city

The National Post’s Dave McGinn writes about Torontopedia.ca, a wiki started by two Torontonians aiming to share stories & secrets about the city

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