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Blogs vs. Wikis – the Kennedy, Nixon debate

Blogs vs. Wikis – the Kennedy, Nixon debate

Hat-tip to my colleague Michael Norton who told me about this video. I hadn’t associated blogs with Watergate until I saw this. Maybe there’s some truth in the notion that blog are on ‘the dark side’! Feel free to share…FacebookTwitterLinkedinBufferPinterest

New links for Communities and Networks 2008-05-04 @ del.icio.us

New links for Communities and Networks 2008-05-04 @ del.icio.us

Tools for Communities Wiki A companion piece to a forthcoming book Stewarding Technologies for Communities of Practice by Etienne Wenger, Nancy White and John D. Smith. It collects knowledge about how Communities of Practice use different tools. Like all Wikis, this is a work in progress. It collects knowledge about how Communities of Practice use different tools. The vision is to provide a community perspective on these tools and their key features. GroupTweet GroupTweet piggy-backs on the Twitter service via…

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Wikileaks busts Guantanamo Bay propaganda team

Wikileaks busts Guantanamo Bay propaganda team

Picked up today from Wikileaks, it seems our American cousins over at Guantanamo Bay have been modifying content in Wikipedia that they disagree with and adding stuff which (allegedly) gives us a more balanced picture of what they’re up to over there. Wikipedia as a vehicle for propaganda? Surely not!! Feel free to share…FacebookTwitterLinkedinBufferPinterest

Wikis in plain English

Wikis in plain English

Thanks to my friends over at Studio 501c I was alerted to another excellent video presentation from the Common Craft Show, this time explaining clearly and simply what a Wiki is. I thought the  RSS  presentation  was a one-off, but  I realise I need to look out for new stuff from these folk.  Definitely worth a subscription. Feel free to share…FacebookTwitterLinkedinBufferPinterest

Wikileaks – liberating those skeletons from government closets?

Wikileaks – liberating those skeletons from government closets?

Clearly I’ve been remiss in my recent blog and news reading since I only came across Wikileaks by accident. A bit embarrassing really given the name of my blog! The blurb on the site says: " Wikileaks is developing an uncensorable Wikipedia for untraceable mass document leaking and analysis. Our primary interests are oppressive regimes in Asia, the former Soviet bloc, Sub-Saharan Africa and the Middle East, but we also expect to be of assistance to those in the west…

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