I went along today to my first open source hack afternoon, a regular language/platform agnostic hack group that’s now meeting at the Artifactory. It was a hot day today, with dark orange skies from the fires up near Mundaring, and when I got to the Artifactory there was a bit of a delay in getting […]
The annual DokuWiki hackfest is on in a month or so. Wish I could go. Will do next year. It’s going to be held in the brilliant-sounding LinuxHotel in Essen, Germany, from Monday 29 July to Sunday 4 August. There’s been a bit of stuff written lately about grumpy meanness and less-than generous interactions in […]
There’s to be a Wikimedia meetup this weekend; hurrah to that. How better to rekindle (and why did Amazon have to steal that word?!) the passion for helping write and build Encyclopaedias, Dictionaries, Libraries, Newspapers, Textbooks, and Universities — than drinking beer on a Saturday afternoon?! None! I say, none at all.
(I might be two days late with the birthday wishes, but that’s only because I’ve been too busy partying…) On Saturday afternoon more than a dozen Wikipedians turned up to Little Creatures to raise a toast to ten years of Wikipedia. There was beer, t-shirts, discussions of intricacies of Wikipedia (none of which, for once, […]