Submissions:2023/Blockchain Bonanza: Ensuring Accuracy in Emerging Financial Technology Articles
- Blockchain Bonanza: Ensuring Accuracy in Emerging Financial Technology Articles
Type of session:
Although emerging financial technologies like Bitcoin and Ethereum have rapidly grown in value, popularity, and, at times, infamy over the past decade, their representation on Wikipedia has not necessarily kept pace. Articles on adjacent topics (cryptocurrency and crime, altcoins, etc.) often lack updated sources and a coherent flow. The interdisciplinary nature of emerging fintech poses significant challenges in maintaining accurate and concise information. For example, the "blockchain" article must include information from complex topics like cryptography, computer science, and distributed networks, weaving together these fields to provide a comprehensive understanding of the technology.
This presentation aims to shed light on the specific fintech articles that require immediate attention and equip attendees with practical strategies and heuristics to discover and maintain reliable sources. By doing so, we ensure the relevance of these articles for the average Internet user as they evolve in the fast-moving fintech landscape.
- 15-20 minutes
Have you presented on this topic previously? If yes, where/when?:
- Yes, my undergraduate thesis
Okay to livestream?
- Livestreaming is okay
If your submission is not accepted, would you be open to presenting your topic in another part of the program? (e.g. lightning talk or unconference session)