Well, maybe not a total abdication, but Jimbo has relinquished a substantial portions of his powers. See his announcement and the context.
In an upcoming academic article I discuss why calling Wikipedia a monarchy/dictatorship, while not too off the mark in its very early stages, is no longer true. It's nice not to be contradicted by the current events :)
Simple vision-correcting overlay and algorithm could replace reading glasses for viewing devices - UC Berkeley and MIT researchers have developed a prototype of a simple vision-correcting display (and associated algorithm) that uses a printed pinhole scr...
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