Saturday, April 25, 2009

Cooking Knol Contest

Knol is presently organizing a cooking knol contest in five Indian languages.

Malayalam and

Details are available on knol home page

Dummies - How to Contest

Google Knol has declared the prize winners of Dummies How to Contest. The details of winning knols are available on knol home page.

Friday, April 17, 2009

Knol is getting better coverage in Blogs

Slowly Knol is getting into blogs.

Today when I search google block search for last 24 hours entries on knol, there were 39 entries.

Thursday, April 2, 2009

Knol as a teaching aid

Knol for dummies-writing a knol about

Health Issue - Bacteria decay - Rotten egg smell in well water

This site was a little different. The idea behind writing a knol is to educate other people about a specific topic or idea. This is pretty cool as a form of assessment. At the end of the lesson, students can write one about what they have learned.

Number of Articles

Wikipedia has 2.7 million articles in English.

Google knol has more than 100,000 articles.

Encarta has 42,000 entries

MSN closed Encarta

Knol's Competitors

Knowledge Sharing Websites

Helium: — Features 300,000 articles on 44,000 subjects and 12 million page views per month.