|This article must adhere to the biographies of living persons policy, even if it is not a biography, because it contains material about living persons. Unsourced or poorly sourced contentious material about living persons must be removed immediately from the article and its talk page, especially if potentially libellous. If such material is repeatedly inserted, or if you have other concerns, please report the issue to this noticeboard. If you are connected to one of the subjects of this article and need help, please see this page.|
|WikiProject Biography / Politics and Government||(Rated Stub-class)|
|WikiProject Blogging||(Rated Stub-class, Low-importance)|
|A Wikipedia contributor, Ethanz , may be personally or professionally connected to the subject of the article. Relevant guidelines include Wikipedia:Conflict of interest, Wikipedia:Autobiography, and Wikipedia:Neutral point of view.|
With respect, I have attempted to correct several of the large inaccuracies in this article. This article appears to be based on a single webpage at the Berkmann Center, which seems to be Zuckerman's own autobiography. All else aside, this is simply not a neutral source by Wikipedia's standards.
The Berkmann page states that Zuckerman "helped found Tripod," not that he was a Tripod founder. Zuckerman was not to my knowledge a Founder of Tripod in the sense of someone who received a Founder's position; he arrived and was made an employee nearly two years after Tripod began, and, to correct the record, Josh Thayer (Williams '95) was Tripod's first tech employee/consultant.
I have altered the phrasing to reflect this.
Tripod's main businesses and aspirations were hardly "web hosting" and in a strict sense, Tripod home pages were not really "web hosting," which hardly existed at the time (outside corporations). I have also sought to correct this.
Both my corrections are a stab, and no doubt awkward; however, they are more accurate.
DUE WARNING: Ethan lived upstairs for me for three years at Williams (etc) and I lived with Tripod founders Bo Peabody and Brett Hershey for the summer of '94; the forgoing is based on personal knowledge and perspective. 18.104.22.168 (talk) 22:31, 3 June 2011 (UTC)