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Wikis: What, When, Why

Museum 2.0

What's a wiki? Wikis are websites that are extremely easy for anyone (even you!) to edit. On March 22, they released the wiki.

Wiki wiki whoo! (redux)

SocialFish

The Association Social Media Wiki is up and buzzing again! I am so excited. It's a wiki - so add yourself, if you work for an association and you guys undertake any kind of activity in the social space - social networks, wikis, podcasts, blogs, videos, photosharing, anything! The wiki is fully searchable. go, go!

Working Wikily: Establishing A Giving or Gifting Culture in Wiki Community

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thought about that story when I saw Dave Cormier's Connectivism Wiki or MOOC (Massive Online Open Courses). Just keep adding sections.

The Giving Wiki, Literally.

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Wikis have been used for knowledge sharing , learning , conference coordination , and repositories - and curriculum as community. Last week as part of ongoing reflection on working wikily, I titled as post " Establishing A Giving Culture on A Wiki " inspired by Dave Cormier's Connectivism Wiki or MOOC (Massive Online Open Courses).

Wiki Syntax madness

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

Home About Me Subscribe Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology Thoughtful and sometimes snarky perspectives on nonprofit technology Wiki Syntax madness November 26, 2007 As most people deeply imbedded in Web 2.0, I am an avid Wiki user. have two other wikis ( a public and private wiki) that are in Mediawiki, on my web host.

My NTEN Chat 8/12/08

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We had a great discussion about wikis and how to try and get people to participate more in them - perhaps give artificial deadlines, or specifically purposeful tasks. My favorite takeaway advice was that we should all "leave a trail of wikis" - in other words, if you use them all the time, others will get it and use them too.

Join the Changeblogger Wiki!

Have Fun - Do Good

wiki, Twitter, face-to-face meetups, online meetups, etc.). Hooray!

Twitter Voter Report Wiki

See What's Out There

It’s called Twitter Voter Report and it brings together a team of techies, Twitter users and a Wiki to aggregate information on voting day. From their website: On November 4th 2008, millions of Americans will go to over 200,000 distinct voting locations and using different systems and machinery to vote. citizens.

What's the opportunity cost when a nonprofit blocks employees from using social network sites during work hours?

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2008 has been a record year for disasters and therefore a record year for disaster response.  that are easy to grab and use.

We Are Media Toolbox: Photo Sharing

NTEN

Share those ideas in comments or on the wiki It's photosharing day in the We Are Media toolbox festival! Does your organization run any events?  Do you hire a photographer?  We used to.  Now, each year at the NTC, we ask our colleagues to upload any digital photos they take into Flickr, and to tag those photos with 07NTC / 08NTC / etc.

2008's most popular posts

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but in the meantime I started making a list for myself of all the posts that people keep asking me for the links to, because these themes seem to come up again and again, and then (doh!) I realized this might be a useful roundup of the hottest topics of 2008 from this blog. What a year this has turned out to be, huh! over the past year.

Wikis for Curriculum Development and Instructional Materials

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I've mostly used wikis as a personal portfolio and have participated in community or collaborative wikis facilitated by others. I've been a participant in design discussions about wiki projects, but never the main architect. Her audience is new to wikis, so this is an excellent example of a way to scaffold to comfort levels.

Bring Your Idea to Life at Social Actions Wiki - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

Frogloop

Why not contribute to the Social Actions Labs Idea Wiki? To help accomplish this, they launched a wiki this week. All rights reserved.

Changeblogger Ning Group, Meetup, Meme and Wiki

Have Fun - Do Good

Changeblogger wiki to list your changeblog, podcast or vlog (set up by SocialButterfly ). 4. 1st D.C.

Free and open source tool #3: Dokuwiki

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Home About Me Subscribe Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology Thoughtful and sometimes snarky perspectives on nonprofit technology Free and open source tool #3: Dokuwiki January 15, 2008 I have become a fan, nay, a devotee of DokuWiki. I’ve always liked wikis, and I have used MediaWiki a lot in the past, and I do like it.

Working Wikily: The Secret Life of A Wiki Gardener - It Ain't Just Weeding

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This is part of series of reflections on what I am learning about working wikily through the WeAreMedia wiki. Photo by one2c900d.

Things We Like (October 2008)

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The We Are Media Wiki. A monthly roundup of our favorite (zombie-related) nonprofit tech resources. Read more posts on our blog. Zombie Harmony : For all your zombie dating needs. Wait, there's an election going on? Don't know how we missed that. Pumpkin cookies ! Play2Cures , from the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Yes, we helped make it.

Congrats to Mazarine Treyz - The First Wiki Contributor to WeAreMedia Module 5

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Jump in over at the wiki Congrats to Mazarine Treyz, Senior Development & Communications Officer, Urban League of Portland. Giveaways.

Arts Summit 2008: The Alliance of New York State Arts Organizations - Reflections

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You can find the slides and resources at my Arts and Social Media wiki It's gathering of arts leader from throughout New York State. stuff.

Bring Your Idea to Life at Social Actions Wiki - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

Frogloop

Why not contribute to the Social Actions Labs Idea Wiki? To help accomplish this, they launched a wiki this week. All rights reserved.

What are your best tips for wiki adoption for new users?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

One group came up with an idea about using a wiki for internal collaboration. So I asked on Twitter, what is your best wiki adoption tip for internal collaboration? Here's the responses: Laura Whitehead suggested reading this article about wiki collaboration and happiness. Here's the wiki link, edit it there please.

Dipity Do Da - An Interactive Collaborative Timeline To Track Wiki Contributions

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More here. I put the RSS feed for the WeAreMedia wiki in - and it displays the changes in a timeline. Dipity is a timeline tool that let's you edit a timeline collaboratively or pop in an RSS feed. wish I had known about dipity from the beginning -- gives you a sense of participation. It only captured the last couple of days of changes

RSS 1

State Fairs and Visitor Co-Creation: An Interview about MN150

Museum 2.0

On the web, via the MN150 wiki, you can view the winning (and non-winning) nominations and additional historical content provided by the museum.

Walking the Line Between Web2.0 and Old Skool in Nonprofits

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and Old Skool in Nonprofits " This adds beautifully to the conversation over at NTEN Wiki (name coming soon). What do you do? But RSS?

Let The Change Blogging Meme Hit The Road.

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Another change blogger, SocialButterfly has created a Changeblogger wiki where other change bloggers can add their information. What's that?

Best of Beth's Blog 2008: Finding The Top Ten Posts In Less Than Five MInutes!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Working Wikily: The Secrets of A Wiki Gardener. One of the things I've been wanting to do for a while is review my blog content for the year and select the "Top 10" posts or the "best of" posts. Once a year in June, I do an overall benchmarking and ROI analysis of my blog using particular metrics. This analysis took all of five minutes.

WeAreMedia: Nonprofit Social Media Tool Box and Wiki Raid - End of the First Week

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We've come the close of the first week's round of We Are Media Toolbox fun. What do we have to show for it? Some awesome tool resource pages where you'll find links to simple definitions, tips and tutorials, and some tools. This week we worked on listening and participation tools: Monitoring. RSS Readers. Social Bookmarking. Commenting. Podcasting.

Launching the Change the Web Volunteer Wiki! - Join Us!

Social Actions

With this in mind, the Change the Web team has created a Volunteer Wiki, outlining the different and exciting ways that you can get involved.

Launching the Change the Web Volunteer Wiki! - Join Us!

Social Actions

With this in mind, the Change the Web team has created a Volunteer Wiki, outlining the different and exciting ways that you can get involved.

Phrase of the day: "Working Wikily"

SocialFish

Tags: creativity strategic thinking innovation wikis

My Top 10 Social Action Platforms of 2008

Social Actions

wanted to share my favorite networks of 2008 - innovative sites which either launched, re-launched, or took off in unexpected ways in the past year.

NetCentric Advocacy: database of corporate profiles : wiki and network-centric research on corp misdeeds.

Network-Centric Advocacy

Move a Million : Ron Paul Campaign is worth watching | Main | Reporter in NH sees the "Network-centric" Obama campaign » January 04, 2008 database of corporate profiles : wiki and network-centric research on corp misdeeds. Comments database of corporate profiles : wiki and network-centric research on corp misdeeds.

We Are Media: The Social Media Starter Kit for Nonprofits

SocialFish

The goal of this wiki is to provide a source for strategies and tools in the social media sphere specifically for NONPROFITS. More info is here.

Collaborative Paper: What to do in the nonprofit sector to offset the economic crash.

Network-Centric Advocacy

decided to also put it on a wiki. Here is the paper to get the Cascading Failure discussion going. The answer on how we understand and survive this meltdown is out there in the network. The network better have a space to start kicking it around. Please join in the discussion. nonprofitnetworks.wetpaint.com.

Social Media for Social Change Behind the Nonprofit Firewall

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Take for example the story of water wiki at the UN ) I remember a colleague from a large advocacy saying once, "Our legal department didn't know we had a My Space page until we were able to show how useful it was to management." | View | Upload your own. It was nice to have a quick conversation with a couple of staff members.

WeAreMedia Project

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

The first set of modules, on the “Strategic Track&# are already done. year ago, I was bear-ish on Facebook, and said I wouldn’t Twitter.

What is cloud computing?

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

Our Plugin for the Confluence wiki already operates like this; if you’ve bought the plugin, you are completely independent of our website.

Tidbits

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

One of the underlying stories of the 2008 election victory of Barack Obama is the really intelligent use of technology , in a way that will permanently change how campaigns are run in the future. Open Source Hardware: can it be done ? hope so, and I’m looking forward to see its progress. Open-Xchange just got a bunch of $. Firefox 3.1

Social Network Management Systems?

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

Crabgrass is written in Ruby on Rails, and has groups, messaging and wikis, among other features. tools (blogs, wikis, etc.). Home About Me Subscribe Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology Thoughtful and sometimes snarky perspectives on nonprofit technology Social Network Management Systems? What do these tools allow you to do?

WeAreMedia ToolBox: Micro Media Tools - Twellow

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  Add them to WeAreMedia wiki here Today we're looking at Micro Media tools.   This includes Twitter, Utterli, and Sesmic.