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A wiki as alternative to current Quality document structure

Quality is one my few trades. I started out in Metrology then progressed into (after I majored in) Quality. Over the last, what, 10 years I specialized increating and maintaining databases while remaining in Quality. I’ve had the chance to follow closely the evolution of the internet from its, now old, 1.0 format to the 2.0 one.

Wikis, to me, represent the ultimate form of collaboration as they synthesize just about anything there is when one considers having multiple contributors working together (from them communicating to the end result, whatever that may be).

A wiki as alternative to current Quality document structure | Un wiki comme alternative à la structure documentaire Qualité actuelle | plerudulier.

Wikimedia Foundation employee ousted over paid editing [@joemullin for arstechnica.com]

The Wikimedia Foundation, the non-profit which owns Wikipedia, has apparently terminated an employee who was engaged in editing for pay. The issue of editing for pay has been a hot topic among Wikipedia editors, and it resulted in hundreds of account terminations a few months ago.

The employee, Sarah Stierch, was a \”program evaluation coordinator\” who was often quoted by journalists writing about Wikipedia, especially on the topic of how to get more women participating as editors. She was hired by the foundation in April 2013, where she was one of about 180 employees. Before that she had a paid fellowship at the foundation, where she did things like oversee an \”edit-a-thon\” in which editors worked to create new articles on under-recognized female historical figures.

Wikimedia\’s Senior Director of Programs, Frank Schulenberg, wrote a message on a public Wikipedia mailing list last night explaining why Stierch and the foundation had parted ways.

via Wikimedia Foundation employee ousted over paid editing | Ars Technica.

New draft feature provides a gentler start for Wikipedia articles — Wikimedia blog

For most of Wikipedia’s history, we encouraged editors to create new encyclopedia articles by publishing immediately. Just find a page that doesn’t exist, type in content, and after you hit save, it’s shared with the world. This helped Wikipedia grow to the millions of articles it has now, but the project has matured in many ways, and we need additional tools for creating great new encyclopedia articles.

Starting on the English-language Wikipedia, all users (registered or anonymous) now have the option to start drafts before publishing. A draft simply has “Draft:” before the title of the page you’re creating, like this example. Drafts are not visible to readers using Wikipedia’s default search nor in external search engines such as Google, though you may find them using the advanced search options.

via New draft feature provides a gentler start for Wikipedia articles — Wikimedia blog.

Online CV is good, maximising its visibility is better

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I once wrote about the other CV one could build, on account of extra skills one acquires along one’s professionnal life. I also wrote about using one’s email (in my case gmail) as, also, an online bookmarking service. The idea behind the latter is this: using a service not only for what it’s meant to primarily provide but also for what it could do as well (with the supplementary advantage to not having to create yet another account on yet another plateform).

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An alternative way of corresponding | Une façon alternative de correspondre

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Above is a screenshot of me exchanging with … someone using Etherpad, or its equivalent since Google bought it out (and later released as open source). Excerpt from Wikipedia reads : ” … Anyone…

 

plerudulier‘s insight:

Ci-dessus se trouve une copie d’écran de mes échanges avec … quelqu’un utilisant Etherpad, du moins son équivalent depuis que Google l’a racheté (pour rendre disponible en open source plus tard).

Un extrait de Wikipédia explique : ” …

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Let’s Wikify ! / Wikifions !

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Or try doing it, rather, like I have in this past year here in France and a few years ago while I was an expat in Finland. Ou essayer de le faire, plutôt, comme je l’ai fait dans cette année …

passée en France et quelques années auparavant pendant que j’étais expat en Finlande.

I already expressed my frustration over attempts that miserably failed at work. That didn’t prevent me from hoping I would succeed one day, at least I’m learning as I am trying over and over again.

J’ai déjà exprimé ma frustration à propos d’essais qui ont échoué misérablement au travail. Cela ne m’a pas empêché d’espérer que je réussirais un jour, au moins j’apprends pendant que j’essaie encore et encore.

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Australia’s University of Southern Queensland launches the first OERu prototype – WikiEducator

AST1000 is a first-year level course in International Relations and the Social Sciences on the books of the Faculty of Arts at the University of Southern Queensland (USQ). The course will provide basic information about, and analysis of, contemporary regional relationships, current affairs and societies in Asia and the Pacific, including Australia and New Zealand. Attention will be given to the personal and social skills that will facilitate better international cooperation and cross cultural communication in Asia and the Pacific.

Australia's University of Southern Queensland launches the first OERu prototype - WikiEducator

“The world-first program that is being offered by USQ will help considerably the learning for students from regions where access and equity, due to circumstance, geography or income has sometimes been an obstacle to education” said Professor Thomas. “In keeping with USQ’s promise for personalised learning, the on-line course will allow students to study anywhere and at any time with access to a panel of international academic volunteers who will provide tutorial support, guidance and leadership. It’s part of what USQ does best.”

via Australia’s University of Southern Queensland launches the first OERu prototype – WikiEducator.

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