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Eben Moglen on learning through collaboration

http://geekybodhi.net

A professor of Law and legal history at the Columbia University, Moglen preaches what he practices -- free software and the role it plays in improving education. As part of Bangalore's Christ University's conference on distributed education, Moglen delivered a (recorded) talk on how he uses Wikis to teach his Law courses.

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IETF Outcomes Wiki

http://www.ietf.org

«...This wiki lists technologies and services that were developed in the IETF and represent notable successes and failures. The wiki is a collaborative effort of IETF participants, and you are invited to provide feedback to the community about the utility of IETF efforts as well as to facilitate public understanding of IETF work and its impact...»:

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Created by can.axis 4 years 30 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 30 weeks ago
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Outreach to GFDL liensed wikis: migrate to CC BY-SA by August 1st!

http://creativecommons.org

"...Benjamin Mako Hill (Wikipedian, Free Software Foundation board member, and one of the people crucial to making the migration possible) writes on the Wikimedia Foundation mailing list: As the group with the most to lose and as the group that introduced the change at issue, the foundation and its broader community should devote as much time as possible to this issue in the next two months before

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Created by can.axis 5 years 14 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 14 weeks ago
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Wikipedia: experts are us

http://mondediplo.com

"Wikipedia’s egalitarian ethic and cooperative process have led to accusations that ‘verifiability’ is replacing accuracy. But expertise is alive and well on the online encyclopaedia – as long as you know where to look..."

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Created by can.axis 5 years 17 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 17 weeks ago
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ESP launches en.swpat.org: A Wiki for Anti-Software Patent Campaigns

http://endsoftpatents.org

"Monday, May 4th, 2009 — End Software Patents today launched en.swpat.org, a wiki to document the case against software patents. Over 100 articles have already been started to give an idea of the scope and structure of the wiki..."

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Wikinews interviews the Wikimania 2010 Poland bid promoter - From Wikinews, the free news source

http://en.wikinews.org

"Wikimania is an annual conference for users, developers and other people involved in the wiki projects operated by the Wikimedia Foundation. It is held yearly since 2005. The first conference was held in Frankfurt, Germany, on August 4-8, 2005.

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Created by can.axis 5 years 35 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 35 weeks ago
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An open response to Chris Frey regarding GFDL 1.3 - by RMS

http://www.fsf.org

"Dear Mr. Frey, Your letter about our recent change to the GFDL, which lets operators of some GFDL-covered wiki sites relicense their contents under Creative Commons BY-SA license, raises the important questions of whether this change and the way we made it were proper, and what they imply in regard to trusting the FSF's stewardship of our licenses in the future..."

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Created by can.axis 5 years 39 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 39 weeks ago
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Wikimedia and GFDL 1.3

http://mako.cc

"I spent more time than I would like to admit massaging the process that ultimately led to the release of the the GNU Free Documentation License 1.3 (GFDL) by the Free Software Foundation (FSF).

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Created by can.axis 5 years 42 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 42 weeks ago
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Inside Networked Movements: Interview with Jeffrey Juris

http://www.revolutionbythebook.akpress.org

"...Both free software and wikis precisely reflect the kind of collaborative networking ethic that I explore in my book, and it should come as no surprise that so many radical or autonomous activists see their own struggles reflected in the struggle for free software or that so many contemporary activist collectives and projects use wikis- and the decentralized, collaborative editing process these

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Created by can.axis 5 years 45 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 45 weeks ago
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“Say No To Software Patents” Campaign in Bangalore

http://pramode.net

"The Free Software User’s Group, Bangalore is co-ordinating a campaign to 'Say No To Software Patents' in India ..."

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Created by can.axis 6 years 3 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 2 weeks ago
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DokuWiki: An elegant and lightweight wiki engine

http://www.linux.com

Created as a simple solution for managing documentation, DokuWiki has evolved into a powerful and flexible wiki suitable for most tasks involving collaborative editing. DokuWiki doesn't use a database back end (all pages are stored as plain text files), which makes it easy to install and maintain.

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Created by zarkovic 6 years 10 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 10 weeks ago
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Using a wiki for FOSS application documentation

http://www.linux.com

For a lot of programmers, writing an application is fun, but writing its manual is not. Adding new features, refining the product, and responding to users' input are all more rewarding than writing instructions on how to use the software. However, good documentation is necessary to have happy, informed users who can contribute meaningfully to future development.

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Created by docsmartz 6 years 16 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 16 weeks ago
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DokuWiki - a free software wiki system

http://fosswire.com

There are quite a few open source packages for wikis out there. Quite a popular choice is MediaWiki, the same software that runs Wikipedia and its sister sites, along with many other popular wikis out there.

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Created by asterisk 6 years 31 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 31 weeks ago
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Libregamewiki - The Free Software Game Wiki

http://libregamewiki.org

Hey guys! The Libregamewiki(which I run), the Free gaming encyclopedia are looking for contributors for the wiki project. The wiki launched a few weeks ago and it need your help! So far, we have over 100 articles, 1,400 edits and we're not even close to reaching Wikipedia standard. Plus we have only 10 registered users!

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Created by kiba 7 years 5 hours ago – Made popular 6 years 52 weeks ago
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Medwiki, the medical wiki

http://www.linuxmednews.com

What happens when a fan of Free Software and wikies wish to motivate his girlfriend with her medical studies? You might think of a lot of things but probably not creating a multilanguage wiki about medicine and human health for her. But that is exactly that what this guy did, and he says he couldn't have picked a better gift.

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Created by Jimbob 7 years 8 weeks ago – Made popular 7 years 8 weeks ago
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