Monthly Archives: December 2009


Despite my totally depressing last post, things are going pretty well work- and life-wise, and the holidays are putting me in a shockingly cheerful mood. I’ll be in the middle of the country visiting family almost two weeks this year, … Continue reading

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A friend of mine’s mom died last night, after a long illness. I am sad for her, and I sympathize. My own mother died thirteen years and three weeks ago. It still feels recent some days. I wish I could … Continue reading

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WikiSym 2010

I spent a few days in October at WikiSym (short for “the International Symposium on Wikis and Open Collaboration“) — an academic symposium that focuses on all aspects of wikis and how they work. Topics include research into how large … Continue reading

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