Archive for March 5th, 2017

Latin Abbreviations vs Plain English


(The Independent Education) – Andy Martin:

The civil service wants to anglicise and expand its communications. RIP common sense, then. …

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(Atlantic Tech) – Kaveh Waddell:

Intellipedia has been around for more than a decade. It’s made up of three different wikis, at different classification levels: one wiki for sensitive but unclassified information, another for secret information, and a third for top secret information. Each wiki can only be accessed by employees in the U.S. intelligence community’s 17 agencies who have the appropriate clearance level.

Built on the same software platform as Wikipedia, Intellipedia’s articles are often cribbed directly from the free encyclopedia, but with sensitive classified information added by analysts. …

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