Sam's notebook

On not hosting everything August 23rd, 2017, 10AM

Open content

I’ve been moving all my photos to Flickr lately. It’s been a long process, one complicated by the fact that it seems silly to run my own WordPress installation (and things like ArchivesWiki) if I’m not going to bother hosting everything myself. Of course, that’s not really very logical, and so I’ve decided that it’s […]

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Adding data, not systems April 11th, 2016, 6PM

Exploring Open content

For the most part, and leaving aside some tool-making or data-checking programming, I think it is far more relaxing to add data to the world than to add more systems-for-working-with-data. Contributing to Wikisource, Openstreetmap, Commons, even Flickr and Reddit, will further the cause (what ’cause’?) more than building some new system for cataloguing photos or […]

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FreoWiki is go! (Or GoFreo is a wiki?) April 14th, 2011, 2PM

Open content

We had a great gathering last night at Little Creatures to talk about FreoWiki (including what to call it; one suggestion is GoFreo). Some topics… It’s all set up and good to go, at; The site overall is licenced under CC Attribution 2.5 Australia, but people can put whatever licences they want on individual […]

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