Stephen Harrison and Omer Benjakob chat about the internet's knowledge ecosystem: Wikipedia, open culture, citogenesis, misinformation, disinformation, and beyond.
Harrison is an attorney and freelance writer whose work has appeared in The Atlantic, The New York Times, The Washington Post, and other publications. He writes Source Notes, a regular column for Slate, and has published profiles on leading figures in the Wikimedia community. He earned degrees in business and law from the University of Texas at Austin and Washington University in St. Louis.
Benjakob is a senior editor at Haaretz, who writes about and researchers Wikipedia. He serves as the newspaper’s Wikipedia correspondent and is pursuing an MA in the history and philosophy of science at Tel Aviv University. His work has appeared in academic journals and popular media in English and Hebrew.