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User Generated Content – or Knowledge, Wiki Style


Wikis are community driven knowlege sites, where the FAQs and information articles are written and edited by hyper-users. These are a few that caught my eye:
JurisPedia :

A Wiki type portal, JurisPedia is an encyclopaedic project of academic initiative devoted to worldwide law, legal and political sciences. Its objective is to create a universal legal encyclopedia.Jurispedia has developed on the initiative of Équipe de Recherche Informatique et Droit (Faculty of Law of the University of Montpellier I , the Faculty of Law of the University of Can Tho, the Faculty of Law of the Universityof Groningen , the Institute for Law and Informatics (Saarland University) and the team of JURIS (Université du Québec À Montreal). The project is open for cooperation with other partners. Any other teams of research or Faculties of Law in the whole world can freely join us. Participation in Jurispedia requires only human implication on the shared law. (English- http://en.jurispedia.org/ )

Marxism, The anti capitalist wiki

Welcome to the Matrix, an anti-capitalist database, library and resource center on corporations, the anti-capitalist movement, and popular campaigns against capitalism. We invite you to join this open project and contribute information using this wiki software. Remember ‘the Earth is not dying, it is being murdered and the people murdering it have names and addresses’ — British EF!, seen in ‘DiY Culture: Party and Protest in Nineties Britain (Verso)

There’s a tonne of wiki Fan Sites around TV. My fave? Wookiepedia – wiki, Star Wars style.

Anyway theres a fair few wikis at Wikia, the old Wikia Cities site, so if you have a penchant or a passion, head over there. Create your own. Discuss. Got wiki?

…or head to UNcyclopedia for a content-free experience. Hopefully the hackers and trolls will all be there too!

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Laurel Papworth

Named by Forbes™ Magazine in the Top 50 Social Media Influencers globally, named Head of Industry, Social Media (Marketing Magazine™) and in the Power150 Media bloggers (AdAge™). CERT IV Training and Assessment certified trainer (Diplomas and Certificates etc) Adult Education. Laurel has manager Facebook Pages for Junior Masterchef, Idol, Big Brother etc. and have consulted on private online communities for banks Westpac, not for profits UNHCR & governments in SE Asia. Lecturer, social media, University of Sydney for 10 years and Laurel has 11,000 online students. Laurel Papworth personally connects to 6 million followers online and has taught around 100,000 people in the last 10 years how to be social media managers.

One thought on “User Generated Content – or Knowledge, Wiki Style

  1. I think that this project will be developed and completed. I think that will be a good encyclopedia. This encyclopedia will be a reference book of many students.

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