A Few Selected Publications

Declaration of Digital Independence

Larry Sanger Blog June 26, 2019. Our digital rights, articulated and defended. Signed by over 3,000 people.

Proposing a ‘Declaration of Digital Independence’, Wired, March 12, 2019. How to spark a decentralized social media movement.

The New York Times Comes Out Against Free Speech ,” Quillette, July 4, 2018.

Wikipedia co-founder’s 8,000-word essay on how to build a better Wikipedia TheNextWeb, April 21, 2018. The plan for a decentralized encyclopedia. More from TheNextWeb.

3 Major Mistakes People Make About Media Bias The Federalist, Dec. 1, 2016. A summary of "Why Neutrality?"

Why Neutrality ?” Ballotpedia, Dec. 30, 2015. I invented and articulated Wikipedia’s “NPOV” neutrality policy. This is my summa on the subject: Why education, reference, and news should be delivered from a neutral point of view.

How and Why I Taught My Toddler to Read free monograph (140 pgs.), Larry Sanger Blog, 2010, sponsored/commissioned by ReadingBear.org.

Individual Knowledge in the Internet Age EDUCAUSE Review,  Vol. 1, No. 2, March/April 2010. Invited piece, was made the cover article. Widely cited and taught in university courses.

The Fate of Expertise after Wikipedia Episteme  6 (2009): 52-73.  In a special issue mainly about Wikipedia, called "The Epistemology of Mass Collaboration," which I helped to organize.

The Early History of Nupedia and Wikipedia: A Memoir in Open Sources 2.0, ed. DiBona, Cooper, and Stone.  O’Reilly, 2005. Pre-published in slashdot.org, Apr. 2005.

Why Collaborative Free Works Should Be Protected by the Law.  In Adam Moore, ed. Information Ethics: Privacy, Property, and Power.  University of Washington Press, 2005.