Category Archives: Wikipedia

Day 9 (Thursday) in Washington DC

Andy Mabbett reports on his 9th day in Washington DC Continue reading

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Day 6 (Monday) in Washington DC

Day 6 of Andy Mabbett’s adventures in Washington DC Continue reading

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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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How eBay could help Wikimedia Commons get more open-licensed images

Andy Mabbett asks eBay to help Wikimedia Commons gather open-licensed images of historic items offered for sale through them. Continue reading

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The Prime Minister, Social Media Surgeries and Me

Andy Mabbett is a recipient, with others, of the “Big Society Award”, for his work running Social Media Surgeries. Continue reading

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Politician pin ups – open-licensed pictures, please

Andy Mabbett calls on public bodies to provide open-licensed pictures of politicians and senior officers. 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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Bullet points from UK Govcamp 2012

Twenty of Andy Mabbett’s thoughts after UKGovCamp 2012. Continue reading

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Transport Scotland/ ScotRail refuse plaque marking Jordanhill Station as subject of one-millionth Wikipedia article

Andy Mabbett is disappointed by Transport Scotland’s response to his suggestion of a plaque to mark Jordanhill station as the subject of Wikipedia’s one-millionth article. Continue reading

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