Well, for the first time in a couple of months I’ve produced a new podcast. Sorry about the gap. I’m still finding my way in this new medium.
Anyway, here’s what I didn’t have time to say about wikis at last night’s event.
LISTEN NOW! Right-click that link to download the MP3 audio file. 2.8M, about 12 minutes.
Links mentioned in this show…
- Da Vinci Institute: A forward-thinking groups I’ve recently gotten involved with in the Denver area. About that event.
- Handout from my talk last night.
- Wikipedia: Popular and useful example of a public, open wiki-based project.
- Definition of wikis from Wikipedia.
- Evidence of Wikipedia’s growing mainstream credibility: “A Castro ally with oil cash vexes the US,” Christian Science Monitor, May 20, 2005, by Danna Harman. Check out the source of the timeline sidebar.
- My earlier rant about ugly wikis. The tools are getting much better!
- VoodooPad: My current favorite wiki tool. This is the infrastructure for my “backup brain.” Mac only.
- MediaWiki:m Popular open-source wiki tool (free). This is the infrastructure for Wikipedia.
- Wikidpad: Wiki for the Windows desktop. I don’t use it, but lots of people I know like it.
- Seedwiki and EditMe: Two inexpensive hosted (web-based) wiki services with nice interfaces.
- Catherine Dold, my colleague, friend, and occasional collaborator on various projects.