Golden Alternatives

    Golden is described as 'The self-constructing knowledge database built by artificial and human intelligence' and is an website in the Education & Reference category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Golden, not only websites but also apps for a variety of platforms, including Android, iPhone, iPad and MediaWiki. The best alternative is Wikipedia, which is both free and Open Source. Other great sites and apps similar to Golden are Wikiversity (Free, Open Source), Wikiwand (Free), Infogalactic (Free, Open Source) and Encyclopædia Britannica (Freemium).

    This page was last updated May 12, 2021

    1. Wikipedia is a free, multilingual encyclopedia project supported by the non-profit Wikimedia Foundation. Wikipedia has 17 million articles (3.5 million in English), which have been written collaboratively by volunteers around the world.
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    2. Wikiversity is a Wikimedia Foundation project devoted to learning resources, learning projects, and research for use in all levels, types, and styles of education from pre-school to university, including professional training and informal learning.


      • FreeProprietary
      • Online
      • iPhone
      • Vivaldi Browser
      • Google Chrome
      • Safari
      • Opera
      • Chromium
      • Firefox
      Like you, we're huge Wikipedia fans! In fact, who isn't? Wikipedia is the greatest curator of human knowledge, allowing people all around the world to freely access over 30 million articles.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Online
      "The planetary knowledge core" is free of censorship, unlike Wikipedia, and while there may be more alt-right users, there are lefties, libertarians, Greens, anarchists, conspirophiles, and artists who utilize the deep encyclopedia.

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      The articles are not accurate, out of date and politically spun.

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    3. The Encyclopædia Britannica is a general English-language encyclopaedia published by Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc., a privately-held company.
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    4. WikiSpooks is a global alternative encyclopedia on politics, spy craft, deep state intelligence, and conspiracies, free of corporate influence, partisan politics, or government propaganda for historians and truth-seekers to read, edit, and share.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      Oppia is a free, open-source learning platform. Full of interactive activities called 'explorations', Oppia helps curious minds learn and teach.
    5. Scholarpedia is a peer-reviewed open-access encyclopedia written and maintained by scholarly experts from around the world. Scholarpedia is inspired by Wikipedia and aims to complement it by providing in-depth scholarly treatments of academic topics.
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    6. Reference.com offers a massive online dictionary, thesaurus, encyclopedia, quote finder, and translator (powered by Google Translate)- all for free. For the Dictionary.com and Thesaurus.com mobile app, go here. Dictionary.com
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    7. The web's source of information for Ancient History: definitions, articles, timelines, maps, books, and illustrations.
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