Reading Time: 3 minutesLast Friday I led a Lost Literary Edinburgh Wikipedia editathon as part of the Being Human Festival. It focused on forgotten women authors that have been surfaced again through the enormous text mining activity that underpins the LitLong project. “…might there be other voices to … Continue reading After the Wiki rush
Reading Time: 4 minutesThis post was also posted on the Association for Learning Technologists blog. This year was my fourth trip to MozFest – the annual global gathering of the Mozilla Foundation. The event has been held in Ravensbourne College in London for the last 7 years and … Continue reading MozFest Reflections
Reading Time: 2 minutesToday is Ada Lovelace Day and this has become a firm fixture in our calendar at the University of Edinburgh. It is one of our flagship Wikipedia editathon events, and this year we partnered with the School of Chemistry and took the event on the … Continue reading Wikipedia is a very lovely place to be
Reading Time: 1 minuteAnswer (1): Barium (boom-boom!) Answer (2): Write their story on Wikipedia, especially if they were female.* One of the best bits of my job is working with Ewan McAndrew, our excellent Wikimedian in Residence. Our Ada Lovelace Day and Innovative Learning Week editathons back in … Continue reading What do you do with a dead chemist?