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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.

Wiki wiki whoo! (redux)

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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!

Wiki Syntax madness

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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.

Attention Nonprofit Wiki Users: Let's Desconstruct Your Wiki!

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Photo by Mushon. I put a question on Twitter, " What are your best Wiki adoption tips? Keep in mind this is a community wiki space.

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.

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).

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

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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

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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

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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?

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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

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Authenticity is the new Cool and other lessons from my Pecha Kucha Session at ASAE 2008

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ASAE & The Center 2008 San Diego) view presentation tags: discovery insights ideas story Jeff De Cagna and I conducted a session at ASAE using the Japanese presentation format Pecha Kucha , where the entire presentation is done using 20 slides (images only, minimal or no text) for a maximum of 20 seconds each (totaling 6 minutes and 40 seconds).

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

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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!

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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!

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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"

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Tags: creativity strategic thinking innovation wikis

My Top 10 Social Action Platforms of 2008

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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.

My Top 10 Social Action Platforms of 2008

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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.

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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

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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.

WeAreMedia Project

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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?

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

Tidbits

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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?

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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?

Learn about something new every day: Curriki

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Curriki, a play on the words 'curriculum' and 'wiki', is a nonprofit organization that is building the first and only Internet site for Open Source Curriculum (OSC), which will provide universal access to free curricula and instructional materials for grades K-12. Tags: open source sharing collaboration wikis Check it out here.

Red Cross Disaster Relief Tools » home

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Red Cross Disaster Relief Tools » home: "Red Cross Social Media Tools You Can Use$100 million fundraising campaignThis wiki's purpose is to gather all possible online fundraising tools together so it's very easy for anyone to access and use them to help the Red Cross. Please add your own creations as you see fit!September

Lil' pile o' links

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Check out this interesting blog post from Advergirl on fundraising through social media This one's making the rounds - Netsquared's Best (free) Sources to Get Social Media Audience Usage Research As is this - RWW's Five ways to use Social Media to Reach People Who Don't Use Social Media And finally, Nina Simon on Wikis: What, When, Why.

Tidbits

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Home About Me Subscribe Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology Thoughtful and sometimes snarky perspectives on nonprofit technology Tidbits February 14, 2008 These are tidbits of things I’ve gotten recently from vendors, or gotten via feeds or twitter. Contrast that with Google Code’s sweet Subversion-integrated wiki.

Keep an eye on this! Sharing is the new way of the world.

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place called connectipedia. " The video of the launch will be available on their website tomorrow June 11, and the wiki will be open for participation. Tags: sharing wikis The Meyer Memorial Trust launched their connectipedia today. But we've been approaching this task with a bigger end in mind. And so on. Rock on!

Here's a great idea!

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This is a great example of how to cross-fertilize ideas, and specifically of using tried and tested modes of communication (the listserves) to create value for new ones (the wiki), AND showing the value of the wiki to a wider audience through adding templates and resources. listserves creativity technology innovation wikis

The Bookshare Bulletin

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We've now made it easy to report quality issues with Bookshare books, and we have a new wiki-style webpage where all of the reports are posted and updated as the issues are resolved. We've just started up a new publication, The Bookshare Bulletin. It's amazing to me how much our team has gotten done over the last year!