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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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Lightning Talks Strike Twice

I 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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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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Fixing Facebook’s Microformats (at their request)

Facebook’s hCalendar microformats have the wrong timezones. They asked me to help fix them. Here’s how. Continue reading

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Everything at your postcode – proposal for a new website

A proposal for a new website, providing links to information about any given UK postcode. Continue reading

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An open letter to Facebook, about their broken microformats

Facebook’s hCard microformats do not conform to the specification. Continue reading

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