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Wikipedia workshop this weekend

There will be a workshop at the State Library of Western Australia this Saturday from 1 p.m., for anyone to come along and learn how to add just one citation to just one Wikipedia article (or more of either, of course). … Continue reading

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‘Perth 23’ next Friday

The Perth meetup to celebrate Wikipedia’s 15th birthday looks like it’s going to have a good turnout. It’s next Friday at the Museum of Perth, in (the somewhat un-appositely named) Grand Lane.

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forking wikis

I wish wikis were less collaborative! I wish they were more like software projects, where if one wants to modify anything, one gets one’s own copy and does anything at all to it. No, I’m not really saying that there … Continue reading

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Freopedia advertising

This week’s Gazette has an announcement about Freopedia and the editing sessions we’re holding at the Fremantle Library. (That QR code, by the way, goes to http://www.fremantle.wa.gov.au/home/List_of_News_and_Media/November_2012/Help_promote_your_city; the code illustrating that article is for ‘Nastco stock photos’.) Relatedly, here’s an … Continue reading

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Wiki Tuesday

The first of the November wiki-Tuesdays this evening. Four of us, and a few new articles created. No power points! But perhaps that’ll be recified by next week.

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QRpedia generator

I’ve been tinkering with a QRpedia ‘plaque generator’ (freo.org.au/qrpedia) that takes a list of Wikipedia page names as input and spits out a printable set of QRpedia codes with ‘Wikipedia’ written across the top, and the article name below the … Continue reading

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Wiki Wednesday

Because I never make the time elsewhere to get anything done, I have decided to schedule in an hour or so — just a tiny bit of time, but regular (and here I am, for the second time) — every … Continue reading

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Wikipedia meetup in Freo

(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 … Continue reading

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Freo on the web

I am trying to get my head around all of the various places that Fremantle features (regularly, topically) on the Web. I want to figure out where the Fremantle Society’s website fits in, and what it might be used for … Continue reading

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