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Interviewed in the Wikipedia Signpost

This week, I was interviewed for the Wikipedia Signpost: Does Wikipedia Pay? The Consultant: Pete Forsyth Some of my comments: It’s not only possible, but vitally important to the future of Wikipedia that engaged, experienced, and mission-driven Wikipedians develop consulting skills. … Continue reading

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Open Educational Resources: it’s time to document ourselves!

When I first started editing wikis, I didn’t start with the most ambitious encyclopedia project in human history; I started with a non-profit where volunteers and staff convened to work together in person. Learning this unfamiliar tool along with others—some … Continue reading

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Consumer Reports to support Wikipedia article improvement

A Wikipedian in Residence, in a six month engagement at the offices of Consumer Reports magazine, will guide collaboration between experts on consumer issues, experts in medical science, and experts in Wikipedia publishing. Using a model and practices established by … Continue reading

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GLAMcamp DC, part 1: Planning

This is the first of a three-part series, on planning and facilitating GLAMcamp DC, a Wikipedia leadership workshop, in February 2012. 1: plan » 2: act » 3: reflect The challenge was irresistible. Last October (2011), I was honored with an … Continue reading

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