Journalists who use Wikipedia as a source should probably check the citations – Wikipedia insists on them. Was The Big Chill ever really named Wanky Balls Festival? Or is it just humour? Social Media runs amok! Online Communities tell fibs!
Just a quick update on this old blog post about the Future Melbourne wiki and Government 2.0: The first round of collaborative drafting in the Future Melbourne wiki has now finished. Over the coming months the plan will continue to evolve under the guidance of the City of Melbourne’s Future Melbourne Team. Future Melbourne have […]
Oh I don’t know what’s going on over at wikipedia (also called “NotNotableEnoughEncyclopedia” or “NotMadeInAmerica Wikipedia) about poor ol’ Sol Trujillo. From IT Wire: Telstra heavies Wikipedia to protect CEO’s imageReports have emerged revealing that, back in March this year, Telstra lawyers wrote to Wikipedia alleging that some parts of the entry on Telstra CEO […]
Hey, if you can figure out a login/password, lemme know? But ssshhhh! 🙂 Oh y’know it’s funny to find out the CIA are using social media for intellipedia: Intellipedia was founded in April 2006  and consists of three wikis running on JWICS, SIPRNet, and Intelink-U. They are used by individuals with appropriate clearances from […]
I’m just really bookmarking this wiki for my own future reference. Pass it on to those Melbournites that a) might want to be involved and b) might have a clue, willya? Recent news The first round of collaborative drafting in the Future Melbourne wiki has now finished. Over the coming months the plan will continue […]
Seek.com.au have got a job advertised for Aussies, asking them to move to San Franscisco: Wikispaces Software EngineerWikispaces.com is looking for a software engineer to build and scale our quickly-growing web application. This position is full time.This position is in San Francisco. We’re a small team working on a big site, and we’re looking for […]
From CrikeyMedia on YouTube In online communities, years ago, we used to use the politically incorrect term “Forum or Admin Nazi” to denote a forum moderator that deletes content due to either a) a rigid interpretation of the rules or b) makes up the rules as they go along. An example of a) would be […]
EDIT: I had a very nice voicemail from NZ Police Superintendent Hamish McCardle, the officer in charge of developing the new act – he wanted to let us know that they agree about transparency and that today the wiki is back up as a Document of Record. He also mentioned that they got a huge […]