Wiki as computational platform

Thinking forward on #federatedwiki, rather than backwards by @wardcunningham.

[Federated wiki] is a computational platform for the collaborative construction of things that work and will continue to work as platform technology evolves underneath it.

Too much thinking about wiki as a note-taking system will just hold it back.

This response was in reference to a discussion on front-end work (for pattern language), with a recent relabelling of “wiki pages” as “cards”, in a direction to make federated wiki more understandable to novices. [https://riot.im/app/#/room/#fedwiki:matrix.org on Jan. 12, 2019, around 13:02 ET]

Over the past week, the “things that work” for Ward included an ESP8266 Sensor Server, reporting real-time changes in temperature.

https://riot.im/app/#/room/#fedwiki:matrix.org
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A pattern language for seminars on a federated wiki

A pattern language for seminars appears on a federated wiki at http://seminars.fed.wiki.org/view/welcome-visitors/view/contents .  There are 48 patterns listed, starting with …

  • 1. Check Prerequisities
  • 2. Adapt to Participants Background
  • 3. Let Them Decide
  • 4. Comfortable Environment
  • 5. Seminar Plan

In the Quick Access are “some typical problems and the patterns in this language that address these problems.  The first one is …

After the seminar, people say they did not understand the topics.
DIGESTIBLE PACKETS (29), GENERAL CONCEPTS FIRST (31), SEPARATE SIMILAR CONTENT (30), DIFFERENT APPROACHES (20), REVIEW AFTER BREAKS (10)

On the Resources page is a link to the Pedagogical Patterns Project at http://pedagogicalpatterns.org/

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