Feb 08 2006

Six Degrees Of Wikipedia

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I found another toy on the internet, Six Degrees of Wikipedia. It is a tool you can use to find the shortest path between two wikipedia articles. It takes its name from “Six Degrees of Seperation“.

Today I finally managed to find two topics which were seperated by six degress: Six_degress_of_seperation to Algea. Within a couple tries Damien, on the other hand, had managed to find six degrees of seperation between Alan Sugar and Bob the builder.

But he wasn’t going to stop there, another couple of goes and he found that there is no link (within the maximum of ten degrees) between hash table and Orlando Bloom. Then again, Damien has been editing wikipedia articles for some time now and has a fair idea of how the linking works.

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