1. Wikipedia is the fastest way to reach your audience“If Wikipedia is becoming the family encyclopedia forthe twenty-ﬁrst century, historians probably have aprofessional obligation to make it as good as possible.”Roy Rosenzweig, The Journal of American History, Volume 93, Number 1 (June 2006) 117-46
“Free”•the freedom to use the work and enjoy the beneﬁts of using it•the freedom to study the work and to apply knowledge acquired from it•the freedom to make and redistribute copies, in whole or in part, of the information or expression•the freedom to make changes and improvements, and to distribute derivative works http://freedomdeﬁned.org/
Free x 2• 100% FLOSS, 100% open standards, 100% copyleft• charitable foundation, volunteers, no advertising, no royalties, no permissions, available to use and re-use. 1. GRATIS 2. LIBRE
Reuse! Reuse cases from Prezi - GoogleMaps, OLPC,
Free x 3 SPEECH Wikipedia is not censored and provides the sameaccess to all readers, in all countries, in all languages.
Residencies in 2011• Chateau de Versailles - 24h challenge• Children’s Museum of Indianapolis - apprentices• Derby Museum & Gallery - QR codes• US National Archives - document of the day• Museu Picasso, Smithsonian, MoMA, Berlin State...
How many cultural organisations have a volunteer team? ...a e-volunteer team?
Wikipedia is your e-volunteer program, you’re just not afﬁliated with it yet.
Peace, Love & Metadata firstname.lastname@example.org [[user:witty lama]] @wittylama www.wittylama.com/blog •Tonight, 6pm - ‘Wikimeetup’ with Minsk Wikipedians •Tuesday 3, 11am - ‘Everything you wanted to know about Wikipedia but were too afraid to ask’