Copying a Whole Site Is Remarkably Easy In Smallest Federated Wiki

Operations in Smallest Federated Wiki tend to be page-level — dashboard style site managers have been avoided for the moment. Still, the speed at which operations can be executed makes site-wide stuff pretty easy. This video shows how to copy a small fifteen page site in about a minute. If you think about how long … Continue reading Copying a Whole Site Is Remarkably Easy In Smallest Federated Wiki

Plagairism and Evolution and Attribution Statements

The big news right now in social media-land is that a Buzzfeed editor is a plagairist. Here’s coverage on that from TPM: In one particularly damning example, Johnson allegedly copied a 2009 post on Yahoo! answers. “Throughout the London Blitz, over a million incendiaries and around 50,000 high explosive bombs were dropped on London,” wrote … Continue reading Plagairism and Evolution and Attribution Statements

Federated Wiki for Distributed Notetaking (and the surprising pedagogical implications of that)

I mentioned earlier that I’d decided to change my explanation of federated wiki from a “top-down” explanation to a “bottom-up” one. It makes a heck of a difference. I made this video below for one of our faculty, to show how even something as simple as notes becomes an integrative exercise in federated wiki. I … Continue reading Federated Wiki for Distributed Notetaking (and the surprising pedagogical implications of that)