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My interview, about Wikipedia, with Jamillah Knowles, for BBC Radio 5 Live’s ‘Outriders’

Andy Mabbett was interviewed, about Wikipedia, by Jamillah Knowles, for BBC Radio 5 Live’s ‘Outriders’. Continue reading

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Don’t link to my Twitter profile!

Andy Mabbett wants people to link to his website, not (just), his Twitter profile 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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Portrait with Brompton Bike

Portraits of Andy Mabbett, part of the Birmingham Cyclists project by Pete, aka Dividenthal. 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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Proposal: generate KML from postcodes in Twitter messages

It would be cool if someone with the necessary skills and bandwidth could provide a service which takes a Twitter search (say, for a hashtag), extracts from it valid UK postcodes, and returns a corresponding KML file, which can then be passed to other services, like Google Maps. Continue reading

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Triple-tag references to Twitter posts

0000-0001-5882-6823Further to my post about a protocol for Twitter posts, you can also triple-tag blog posts, Flickr images and similar web utterances, which refer to a specific twitter post (or status) like this: twitter:status=1975532392 – and this post is tagged … Continue reading

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