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Fallacies of distributed computing
The fallacies of distributed computing are a set of assertions made by L Peter Deutsch and others at Sun Microsystems describing false assumptions that programmers new to distributed applications invariably make.
networking  computing  fallacies  wikipedia 
june 2017 by garrettc
WikiGalaxy: Explore Wikipedia in 3D
Wikipedia represented as a galaxy. You can see links between articles, fly around, orbit an article and see other users zooming around whilst you do it.
galaxy  reference  wikipedia  data  visualisation 
december 2014 by garrettc
Athena - MediaWiki
Discussion and rational behind the new Athena MediaWiki skin. Contains useful talking points for selling progressive enhancement and responsive design into your organisation.
responsivedesign  wiki  wikipedia  progressiveenhancement  webdesign  userexperience 
november 2011 by garrettc
Ten Simple Rules for Editing Wikipedia
Aimed at scientists but full of useful advice for everyone
wikipedia  research  howto  reference  web 
october 2010 by garrettc
Skeuomorph
A derivative object which retains ornamental design cues to a structure that was necessary in the original.
design  wikipedia  language  reference  dictionary  words  metaphor 
august 2010 by garrettc
Wikipedian in Residence
What a cool idea. The British Museum is piloting having a 'Wikipedian in residence'.
wikipedia  museum  london 
march 2010 by garrettc
Wikipedia Machine Tags
Using Wikipedia as an all purpose machine tag format. Clever.
wikipedia  machinetags  tagging  webdevelopment 
october 2009 by garrettc
Matt Biddulph: Open Data Movement
Video of Matt Biddulph's talk about the next wave of open source with examples from the BBC
video  opensource  mattbiddulph  talk  interesting  opendata  bbc  wikipedia  secondlife 
august 2006 by garrettc

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