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mcherm : wiki   18 - a piece of paper in the cloud
Like a wiki, but with password protection, ability to share pages, and no internal linking. Is it useful?
useful  via:boingboing  wiki 
june 2010 by mcherm
Help:Short words in searches - Meta
How to make MediaWiki do searches even of short words (like 3-letters).
wiki  mysql  INGDirect 
april 2009 by mcherm
WoWWiki - Your guide to the World of Warcraft
A wiki with extensive information about World of Warcraft.
worldofwarcraft  wiki 
december 2008 by mcherm
HumaneRegistry: MF Bliki
Service Oriented Architecture proponents talk about auto-discovered services; Martin Fowler doesn't believe it (and neither do I). Instead, how about focusing on a tool that is designed to optimize the ability of HUMANS to find and evaluate services? He describes such a project and lists the particular features that it had, like a wiki for comments on the service and lots of auto-captured information.
programming  fowler  wiki  soa  socialcomputing 
december 2008 by mcherm
A map which allows community edits like a wiki and makes its data freely available.
via:JonUdell  map  wiki  opensource 
october 2008 by mcherm
Shirky’s Law and why (most) social software fails » Michael Nielsen
Successful social sites have a "brutally simple" model for how they're used. Lots of examples (but few footnotes).
via:raganwald  clayshirky  socialcomputing  flickr  WardCunningham  wiki  usability 
july 2008 by mcherm
Abyss & Apex : Fourth Quarter 2007: Wikihistory
Great sci-fi short story viewing time travel as a sort of wiki where everyone can edit. Funny.
onlinebooks  scifi  timetravel  via:boingboing  wiki 
march 2008 by mcherm
Rosetta Code
A wiki with simple but non-trivial code examples in lots of different languages.
useful  languages  languagedesign  programming  wiki  rosetta  refs  reference 
november 2007 by mcherm
WikiMatrix - Compare them all
A site comparing lots of different wiki products.
wiki  Wikipedia  knowledgemanagement  research 
october 2007 by mcherm
Issues with the Wikipedia "spreadsheet" page
The inventor of VisiCalc takes issue with Wikipedia's page on spreadsheets. It's an excellent read, not because of the problems it points out, but because of the approach it takes to correcting data in Wikipedia: have experts express opinions in blogs, th
blogentry  wiki  Wikipedia 
june 2007 by mcherm
Use of a wiki to post proposed legislation and get public input. Tremendously successful experiment.
politics  wiki 
february 2007 by mcherm
Congresspedia - Congresspedia
A wiki with information about the US congress.
personal_net  politics  wiki 
january 2007 by mcherm
Wikipedia Nofollows Links
An interesting proposal that wikis start with links set as "nofollow" to avoid benefiting spammers, but then modify them to normal after a certain period of time.
blogging  spam  wiki 
january 2007 by mcherm
TiddlyWiki - a wiki in one html file
A fancy javascript trick enabling an entire wiki within a single html file.
personal_net  wiki  javascript 
may 2005 by mcherm
Martin Fowler's Bliki
Blog by Fowler (of agile / testing fame). Frequently insightful.
blogs/programming  blog  wiki  agile  fowler 
february 2005 by mcherm

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