Browse the web of Wikipedia with Wikiweb iPad app

Posted to Network Visualization  |  Tags: ,  |  Nathan Yau

While we're on the subject of the web that is Wikipedia, four-man, Baltimore-based development shop Friends of the Web made Wikiweb, an iPad app to research and casually browse Wikipedia. As you search for a topic, an interactive network that shows connected articles appears on the left alongside the current article on the right.

Wikweb: Now even easier to find yourself lost in Joe Pesci trivia.

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  • A worthless app: you already know which articles are linked; they are hyperlinked! All this does is use half your screen on an unwieldy graph.

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