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The Economist citing Wikipedia

Well, Wikipedia has hit the big time, as far as I’m concerned. Check out article on Bayesian reasoning and the human mind. An interesting article, given that Bayesian filtering is used to fight spam. But what really blew me away was the figure entitled “Vital Statistics, which is drawn from Wikipedia. The fact that The Economist, a major publication, is using it as a source is even more compelling than The Onion mocking it.