Category Archives: microformats

The BBC, Open Content and Wikipedia

Andy Mabbett describes how the BBC could make more use of Wikipedia’s open-licensed content on its regional news and sport pages Continue reading

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Lightning Talks Strike Twice

0000-0001-5882-6823I very much enjoyed attending Local Gov Camp North West last weekend. Although it was attended by fewer people than other unconferences I’ve been to (due to people crying off for fear the impending snowpocalypse would leave them stranded in … Continue reading

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Talking about GLAM, Wikipedia and QRpedia in Amsterdam and Hamburg

Andy Mabbett visited Amsterdam and Hamburg in December 2011, to talk about Wikipedia’s GLAM collaborations and the QRpedia project. Continue reading

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How can I automate repetitive find’n’replace operations?

Andy Mabbett asks for help automating a large series of find’n’replace operations, which need to be performed monthly, to update the West Midland Bird Club website which he maintains. Continue reading

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The 9th and 10th QR Code commandents

Andy Mabbett replies to Terence Eden’s request for commandments for people using QR Codes. Continue reading

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HashMash: My invention of a new hashtag search tool

Andy Mabbett has invented a new tool for searching for related hashtags. Simon Painter has developed it. Continue reading

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