Is Wikipedia Loves Art Getting "Better"?

Museum 2.0

But next month, Britain Loves Wikipedia will commence--the third instance of a strange and fascinating collaborative project between museums and the Wikipedia community (Wikimedians). Wikipedia Loves Art, Take One The first version of Wikipedia Loves Art first took place in February 2009. The Wikimedians asked if the museum would coordinate a project in which people could photograph artworks in cultural institutions to illustrate Wikipedia articles.

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Blackbaud tries to sell itself off as Software As a Service. using Googles Knol | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

As you may know, Google’s Knol is Google’s version of Wikipedia but with Google Ads and money being driven to the writer of each article. Compare the Knol article to the Wikipedia article on SaaS and you’ll see a striking difference in tone and external citations. Back to Top ↑ This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0

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Part 2 of 2, Open API at the Laundromat: Towards a working definition of an open API | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Uses open standards To prevent vendor equivocation about this term, I’ll just resort to the Wikipedia definition of “open standards.&# Back to Top ↑ This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0

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Use TechSoup's Content for Free!

Tech Soup Blog

thanks to our Creative Commons license. Creative Commons is a charity that champions reduced restrictions on copyrighted work by creating licenses that make it clear how material can be used, changed, and shared. Creative Commons has devised a set of six free and easy-to-use copyright licenses. These licenses provide a plain-language, standardized way to give the public permission to share and use creative work — on conditions of the creator's choice.

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Bringing Millions of Books to Billions of People: Making the Book Truly Accessible

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

We see this with a much greater ability to lower prices, to offer all you can read subscription pricing plans, to choose to license content freely, to publish open access articles, and so on. Our goal in working with the Internet Archive on the Open Library would be to experiment with a Wikipedia-style “please donate if you can” model to offer a global solution for free to everybody. I believe in the power of books to change the world.

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Office clean-up Part 1 :Open-Source and the GPL

Michael Stein's Non-profit Technology Blog

This is a musing on the current state of the Gnu Public License, which governs a preponderance of open-source software projects. I know a lot of people in the in the non-profit community think of Open-Source software as "free", as not requiring a license agreement. Indeed, software released as open-source is usually governed by a strict license agreement limiting, as all software licenses do, how the product may be distributed.

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Learning Resources for Nonprofits and Libraries

Tech Soup Blog

Wikipedia is another frequent starting point. Nearly everything we have listed above is free, plus all of the content on TechSoup is Creative Commons – licensed. Earlier this year, we told you about all the resources available at TechSoup for learning to use technology. But what if you need more? Finding Quick Technology Answers Beyond TechSoup.

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7 Fantastic Free or Low Cost Sources To Get Images for Your Content Strategy

Beth Kanter

Some images are in the public domain and some of licensed through creative commons which can be used as long as you give proper attribution. Flickr Creative Commons – Flickr is a photo site but it offers creative commons licensing and you can use it combined with keyword searches to find an image. Wikipedia Public Domain Images – Wikipedia uses public domain images and has organized a collection with information on how the photos can be used and attributed.

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Search Crystal: My Life Laid Out in Photos On The Web

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

You can also use it to find out what is popular on Wikipedia or use the Search Analytics Toolbox in your browser. I think this tool would be really useful for me because I am always searching for visual images for screencasts and presentations I have to play with it some more, but I wonder if I hone the search so it only shows me Creative Commons licensed images and adds the attribution That's the shareable output from searchCrystal it's an ego search on the term "Beth Kanter."

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Sky Blue Credit Repair

SocialFish

CROA is a fully registered and licensed company with the Attorney General’s office. ” Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia. Sky blue credit repair company is one of the best and most trusted credit repair companies in the US. This is because they offer this particular service at a reasonable rate, and they will help you repair your credit score within a short period of time.

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Treat Your Website Project Like an Investment Rather than an Expense

Tech Soup Blog

They need to build a digital experience that doesn't tie their hands with expensive proprietary licenses and high maintenance code. Open-source software differs from other platforms in that it doesn't cost anything to license and use. Drupal gets updated and maintained by millions of developers (a lot like Wikipedia). Every day, cultural and nonprofit institutions face unique challenges while working towards a mission with a small technical staff and digital budget.

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When Worlds Collide

Michael Stein's Non-profit Technology Blog

The history, as Wikipedia explains it, goes like this. It's being provided under the GPL License. The latest ideas on collaborative software tools, AJAX web applications, and that mainstay of bread-and-butter business apps, the spreadsheet, are coming together in wikiCalc , a new application being developed by my old dormmate and VisiCalc originator, Dan Bricklin. Considering Dan invented the entire idea of the electronic spreadsheet as we know it, we'd be fools not be interested.

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Social Media Goes Mainstream

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Creative Commons By License from Dion Hinchcliffe. " Hinchcliffe goes on to give us a clear definition for social media with pointer to wikipedia's definition and emphasizes " The key here is that people are the ones that use and control these tools and platforms instead of organizations and large institutions." Dion Hinchcliffe presents a great visual illustrating the difference between traditional/mainstream and social media.

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SaaS vs. Open Source

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

It would not be as cost-effective (and thus, not produce as much profit) if these SaaS developers had to pay license fees for the software they use (besides the fact that these are the most stable and robust platforms to build upon.) Yes, there are licensing fees, but they pale in comparison to what it would cost if we had to rely on an open source product and maintain it ourselves.

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Open Source Database solutions part I

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

Wikipedia has a great entry on PostgreSQL, including some history). Unlike the others, that are released under varied open source licenses, the code for SQLite is public domain. Home About Me Subscribe Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology Thoughtful and sometimes snarky perspectives on nonprofit technology Open Source Database solutions part I January 1, 2007 I’m throwing up my hands. Y’all will just have to live with overlapping series.

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Open Source Database solutions part I

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

Wikipedia has a great entry on PostgreSQL, including some history). Unlike the others, that are released under varied open source licenses, the code for SQLite is public domain. Home About Me Subscribe Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology Thoughtful and sometimes snarky perspectives on nonprofit technology Open Source Database solutions part I January 1, 2007 I’m throwing up my hands. Y’all will just have to live with overlapping series.

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The Deep Learning When Nonprofit Techies Get Together

Tech Soup Blog

Beyrouth, Lebanon: SkillPill: Creating Wikipedia Articles. Image Name: Author / License. (Please visit the site to view this video). NetSquared DC's Roshani Kothari on why she loves NetSquared. I've just returned from the Nonprofit Technology Conference in Austin and I'm pumped!

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Your #NPtech Community Calendar for July

Tech Soup Blog

Boston, Massachusetts: What Nonprofits Can (and Cannot) Learn from Wikipedia. IMAGE ATTRIBUTION GUIDELINES Image Name: Author / License. Have you ever thought about hosting nonprofit technology events in your community? You should, because it's awesome fun. Not only will you be contributing your skills to local nonprofits, you'll also be building your reputation and connecting with your tribe.

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gokubi.com

If a very small part of that time gets repurposed in a participatory project like Wikipedia, the scale is pretty amazing. WordPress is Free Software released under the GNU/GPL License

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Reduce Travel with Online Collaboration

Tech Soup Blog

plus $2 per user license. It is currently available for nonprofits and libraries at an admin fee of $265 plus $9 per user license. The most famous wiki is of course Wikipedia. In 2010, TechSoup's GreenTech initiative held a travel reduction campaign that we called our TeleGreen Your Work. It turned out to be a lame name, but we did compile some pretty useful information.

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Free Beer, SharePoint, and an April Fool

Gavin's Digital Diner

I clicked the Wikipedia entry. It said: “ SharePoint Designer 2007 is available as license-restricted freeware. ”. Hey, if Wikipedia says so, it’s got to be true, right? I thought it was a joke. Who could blame me? After all, the announcement began: “Starting on April 1, 2009…” Then again, Microsoft usually ain’t one to make “April Fool’s” jokes. I read the announcement again. I clicked the buttons. The download started.

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gokubi.com

gokubi.com

Charlie Kriewall | Thursday, 13 July 2006 at 3:25 pm Proof positive of the power of “the tubes,&# this gaff has already become part of Stevens’ Wikipedia entry and fodder for t-shirt artists everywhere. WordPress is Free Software released under the GNU/GPL License

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gokubi.com

gokubi.com

3 Comments Chris | Sunday, 14 January 2007 at 9:35 am Jumah Al-Dossari’s got an entry on Wikipedia, if anyone is interested in/can handle more details: [link] Steve | Sunday, 14 January 2007 at 9:42 am Thanks Chris! WordPress is Free Software released under the GNU/GPL License

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10 Steps to Extension Professional 2.0 Remix

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

But it is best to learn how tags work on flickr, what groups are, and all the clever things that people and organizations are using Flickr for: Resource for presentations (can easily search in Flickr by cc license ) - For example, you were seeking out photos for a presentation on " Nutrition " or " Organic Farming " Documentation or How To. It is an idea closely tied with the term user-generated content and creative commons licensing. Read the license.

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Part 1 of 2: Open API meets the laundromat | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

In its general, Wikipedia definition , an API does not imply something like a.csv file dump from an application. Back to Top ↑ This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0

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Techsoup Is Hit By SQL Injection Attack | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

If you want to know what a SQL injection attack is and how to stop it, check out the Wikipedia article. Back to Top ↑ This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0

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Pro-Tibet Non-Profit Under Cyber-Attack | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

For more information about buffer overflow attacks, there are quite good explanations at this Windows Security site and at Wikipedia. Back to Top ↑ This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0

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Economy 2.0 and “consumer philanthropy” = my startup | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

You can build a pyramid of knowledge like Wikipedia by literally parsing out all the bricklaying and cement mixing over millions of hours of donated time. Back to Top ↑ This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0

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Project Agape + Facebook = ??? | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

From Wikipedia “Sharecropping typically involves a relatively richer owner of the land and a poorer agricultural worker or farmer; although the reverse relationship, in which a poor landlord leases out to a rich tenant[2] also exists. Back to Top ↑ This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0

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Digital Diner

Gavin's Digital Diner

I clicked the Wikipedia entry. It said: “ SharePoint Designer 2007 is available as license-restricted freeware. ” Hey, if Wikipedia says so, it’s got to be true, right? Digital Diner Gavin Clabaugh's irregular blog on irregular things. Comments Posts Home Some Stuff About Me Contents & Site Map Disclaimer Lifestream Kissing the Frog Kermit’s a liar. You can’t trust a frog (and any princess worth her salt could tell you that).

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Digital Diner

Gavin's Digital Diner

I clicked the Wikipedia entry. It said: “ SharePoint Designer 2007 is available as license-restricted freeware. ” Hey, if Wikipedia says so, it’s got to be true, right? Digital Diner Gavin Clabaugh's irregular blog on irregular things. Comments Posts Home Some Stuff About Me Contents & Site Map Disclaimer Lifestream Kissing the Frog Kermit’s a liar. You can’t trust a frog (and any princess worth her salt could tell you that).

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Digital Diner

Gavin's Digital Diner

I clicked the Wikipedia entry. It said: “ SharePoint Designer 2007 is available as license-restricted freeware. ” Hey, if Wikipedia says so, it’s got to be true, right? Digital Diner Gavin Clabaugh's irregular blog on irregular things. Comments Posts Home Some Stuff About Me Contents & Site Map Disclaimer Lifestream Kissing the Frog Kermit’s a liar. You can’t trust a frog (and any princess worth her salt could tell you that).

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Digital Diner

Gavin's Digital Diner

I clicked the Wikipedia entry. It said: “ SharePoint Designer 2007 is available as license-restricted freeware. ” Hey, if Wikipedia says so, it’s got to be true, right? Digital Diner Gavin Clabaugh's irregular blog on irregular things. Comments Posts Home Some Stuff About Me Contents & Site Map Disclaimer Lifestream Kissing the Frog Kermit’s a liar. You can’t trust a frog (and any princess worth her salt could tell you that).

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Digital Diner

Gavin's Digital Diner

I clicked the Wikipedia entry. It said: “ SharePoint Designer 2007 is available as license-restricted freeware. ” Hey, if Wikipedia says so, it’s got to be true, right? Digital Diner Gavin Clabaugh's irregular blog on irregular things. Comments Posts Home Some Stuff About Me Contents & Site Map Disclaimer Lifestream Kissing the Frog Kermit’s a liar. You can’t trust a frog (and any princess worth her salt could tell you that).

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Digital Diner

Gavin's Digital Diner

I clicked the Wikipedia entry. It said: “ SharePoint Designer 2007 is available as license-restricted freeware. ” Hey, if Wikipedia says so, it’s got to be true, right? Digital Diner Gavin Clabaugh's irregular blog on irregular things. Comments Posts Home Some Stuff About Me Contents & Site Map Disclaimer Lifestream Kissing the Frog Kermit’s a liar. You can’t trust a frog (and any princess worth her salt could tell you that).

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Digital Diner

Gavin's Digital Diner

I clicked the Wikipedia entry. It said: “ SharePoint Designer 2007 is available as license-restricted freeware. ” Hey, if Wikipedia says so, it’s got to be true, right? Digital Diner Gavin Clabaugh's irregular blog on irregular things. Comments Posts Home Some Stuff About Me Contents & Site Map Disclaimer Lifestream Kissing the Frog Kermit’s a liar. You can’t trust a frog (and any princess worth her salt could tell you that).

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Digital Diner

Gavin's Digital Diner

I clicked the Wikipedia entry. It said: “ SharePoint Designer 2007 is available as license-restricted freeware. ” Hey, if Wikipedia says so, it’s got to be true, right? Digital Diner Gavin Clabaugh's irregular blog on irregular things. Comments Posts Home Some Stuff About Me Contents & Site Map Disclaimer Lifestream Kissing the Frog Kermit’s a liar. You can’t trust a frog (and any princess worth her salt could tell you that).

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Digital Diner

Gavin's Digital Diner

I clicked the Wikipedia entry. It said: “ SharePoint Designer 2007 is available as license-restricted freeware. ” Hey, if Wikipedia says so, it’s got to be true, right? Digital Diner Gavin Clabaugh's irregular blog on irregular things. Comments Posts Home Some Stuff About Me Contents & Site Map Disclaimer Lifestream Kissing the Frog Kermit’s a liar. You can’t trust a frog (and any princess worth her salt could tell you that).

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Digital Diner

Gavin's Digital Diner

I clicked the Wikipedia entry. It said: “ SharePoint Designer 2007 is available as license-restricted freeware. ” Hey, if Wikipedia says so, it’s got to be true, right? Digital Diner Gavin Clabaugh's irregular blog on irregular things. Comments Posts Home Some Stuff About Me Contents & Site Map Disclaimer Lifestream Kissing the Frog Kermit’s a liar. You can’t trust a frog (and any princess worth her salt could tell you that).

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Digital Diner

Gavin's Digital Diner

I clicked the Wikipedia entry. It said: “ SharePoint Designer 2007 is available as license-restricted freeware. ” Hey, if Wikipedia says so, it’s got to be true, right? Digital Diner Gavin Clabaugh's irregular blog on irregular things. Comments Posts Home Some Stuff About Me Contents & Site Map Disclaimer Lifestream Kissing the Frog Kermit’s a liar. You can’t trust a frog (and any princess worth her salt could tell you that).

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Digital Diner

Gavin's Digital Diner

I clicked the Wikipedia entry. It said: “ SharePoint Designer 2007 is available as license-restricted freeware. ” Hey, if Wikipedia says so, it’s got to be true, right? Digital Diner Gavin Clabaugh's irregular blog on irregular things. Comments Posts Home Some Stuff About Me Contents & Site Map Disclaimer Lifestream Kissing the Frog Kermit’s a liar. You can’t trust a frog (and any princess worth her salt could tell you that).

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Digital Diner

Gavin's Digital Diner

I clicked the Wikipedia entry. It said: “ SharePoint Designer 2007 is available as license-restricted freeware. ” Hey, if Wikipedia says so, it’s got to be true, right? Digital Diner Gavin Clabaugh's irregular blog on irregular things. Comments Posts Home Some Stuff About Me Contents & Site Map Disclaimer Lifestream Kissing the Frog Kermit’s a liar. You can’t trust a frog (and any princess worth her salt could tell you that).

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Digital Diner

Gavin's Digital Diner

I clicked the Wikipedia entry. It said: “ SharePoint Designer 2007 is available as license-restricted freeware. ” Hey, if Wikipedia says so, it’s got to be true, right? Digital Diner Gavin Clabaugh's irregular blog on irregular things. Comments Posts Home Some Stuff About Me Contents & Site Map Disclaimer Lifestream Kissing the Frog Kermit’s a liar. You can’t trust a frog (and any princess worth her salt could tell you that).

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