In anticipation of the CPOV Amsterdam conference, in particular the Wiki Analytics session on Saturday March 27, the Digital Methods Initiative (DMI) organized a workshop for Wikipedia researchers in town to present and discuss methods, tools and data among fellow Wikipedia researchers. What types of research can we do with Wikipedia with which tools and methods?… Read more DMI Wiki Analytics Workshop report
During the CPoV Wikipedia conference there was a lot of activity on Twitter on the backchannel #cpov. Fanatic tweeter and co-organizer Nishant Shah even got temporarily barred from Twitter due to “excessive tweeting.” API calls are the new scarcity online! Reaching the API limit often marks you as a spammer. On top of that Twitter… Read more API calls are the new scarcity online!
More Wikipedia CPoV Conference photos on Flickr.
Dan O’Sullivan (UK), author of Wikipedia: A New Community of Practice? gave a lecture on ‘An Encyclopedia for the Times: Thoughts on Wikipedia from a Historical Perspective’ at the Critical Point of View Wikipedia Conference in Amsterdam. Encyclopedias are conservative in nature because they only look back and conserve signifying moments in time. They digest… Read more Dan O’Sullivan (UK): Wikipedia is conservatively radical
Google Earth. De wereld als interface.
Writing a book online and facilitating a discussion around it seems to be very popular these days. McKenzie Wark is working on GAM3R 7H30RY which will be published by Harvard University Press in April 2007, and it will contain contributions from readers of his site. Readers are discussing and participating in the writing process and… Read more The networked book: GAM3R 7H30RY & Code Version 2.0