Update! The work seems to have been picked up by Flowing Data, Business Insider, Future Journalism Project, Coppelia and a few other places.
The internet is big — very big. One such way to investigate all of this free online content is through graphs. The network visualisations by Simon Raper in his fantastic post about graphing the history of philosophy is one example of how to exploit such data. Let’s take this a step further and create a series of graphs using everyone on Wikipedia.