Andy Mabbett calls for the open licensing of official videos of proceedings in the United Kingdom’s Parliament. Continue reading
Posted in annoyances, Wikipedia
Tagged Charlie Brooker, copyright, House of Commons, hyperlocal, licensing, MP, MPs, open licence, parliament, pigsonthewing, Rupa Huq, video, Wikimedia, Wikimedia Commons, wikipedia
Andy Mabbett asks for your help, to compile lists of public art on Wikipedia.
Posted in Birmingham, hyperlocal, Uncategorized, volunteering, Wikipedia
Tagged art, linked data, linked open data, murals, open data, public art, statues, Wikidata, wikipedia, William Bloye
Andy Mabbett suggests how the United Kingdom parliamentary website’s URL structure for biographies could be improved; and why it should be.
Posted in annoyances, ideas, open data, Wikipedia
Tagged House of Commons, House of Lords, Houses of Parliament, Jim Knight, linked data, linked open data, open data, open linked data, parliament, Tim Berners-Lee, Tom Watson, url, urls, web, web management, Wikidata, wikipedia
Andy Mabbett calls on the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) to relax the licensing conditions they impose on grantees
Andy Mabbett suggests that people include a reliable link to their PGP public key, in their ORCID profile.
A brief note from Andy Mabbett, describing a new tool, Resolver, which can find whether an ORCID identifier is used in Wikidata or Wikipedia – in any language.
Posted in ORCID, Wikipedia
Tagged Andrew Gray, bbc, BBC Your Paintings, ChemSpider, Magnus Manske, ODNB, ORCID, unique identifiers, VIAF, Wikdiata, wikipedia
Andy Mabbett has started using the open-source application AutoHotKey, and recommends it.
Posted in about me, reviews, Wikipedia
Tagged AllChars, AutoHotKey, Freeware, macro, macros, open source, review, software, typing, wikipedia, Windows7
Andy Mabbett marks the twentieth anniversary of his on-line presence with a call to protect user’s rights
Posted in about me, Pink Floyd, Wikipedia
Tagged Demon Internet, Internet, net neutrality, Open Rights Group, Pink Floyd, usenet, Wikimedian in Residence, wikipedia, Wikipedian in Residence, world wide web
Andy Mabbett has been appointed Wikimedian in Residence at the Royal Society of Chemistry.
Posted in about me, ORCID, Wikipedia
Tagged Andy Mabbett, Burlington House, Cambridge, GalleryCamp, ORCID, Royal Society of Chemisty, Wikimedia, Wikimedian in Residence, wikipedia, Wikipedian in Residence