Brief overview of wiki and its implementation in MediaWiki –most well known instance being Wikipedia. We’ll look at science centric wiki’s as examples of how the technology can be used in a collaborative manner as well as conveying scientific information. The workshop will include a hands-on tutorial for basic wiki syntax.
MediaWiki Examples (for the Sciences)
- Puget Prairie Flora Project
- Computing Help Wiki for GIS –look at OpenStreetMap Wiki
- Scientific Instrumentation