Internet & web content

Two sessions to introduce or review concepts related to interactive use of the internet and collaborative knowledge generation/management on the web

"Web 2.0": Goals

  • Introduction to Web 2.0
   * Social bookmarking/tagging -
     DECISION: Agreed to use a12n as common tag for the group
   * Social networking - Facebook, LinkedIn
   * Blogging - Global Voices Online, Technorati
   * Podcasting - South African podcasts
  • Relevance to localizers and PAL wiki

"Wikipedia & Kamusi": Goals

  • Introduction to Wikipedia (esp. African language editions) and the Kamusi dictionary as interactive content building
  • Relevance to localizers and PAL wiki


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