9 October 2006

Event : talk : Angela Beesley ; Wikipedia, wikis and the future of free content

Angela Beesley is coming to the National Library of Australia to hold a talk here about "Wikipedia, wikis and the future of free content" which should be interesting to most people. Here's the blurb ;
Topic: Wikipedia, wikis and the future of free content
Speaker: Angela Beesley

Angela Beesley has been involved with Wikipedia since early 2003. She is also the co-founder and Vice President of Wikia, a wiki hosting service which extends the model of Wikipedia into non-encyclopedic content areas.

Until recently, Angela Beesley served as a member of the Board of Trustees of the Wikimedia Foundation, the non-profit organisation which runs Wikipedia and a number of other open content wikis.

Prior to her involvement with Wikipedia, Angela was a researcher and test developer for the National Foundation for Educational Research in England and Wales. She has been in Melbourne for almost a year.


At Tuesday, October 10, 2006 11:00:00 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Are you going Alex and are you going to be blogging her talk?

At Tuesday, October 10, 2006 9:10:00 PM, Blogger  said...

I think the answers are "yes" and "maybe." I'm not very good at blogging events as I'm not really good at concentrating on more than one thing at the time, but we'll see. :)

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