Wikidata: Wikimedia’s Game-Changer

The latest edition of Linux User & Developer (issue 119) has recently been released. This month's edition of the consistently excellent magazine has many features you can find out about on the publisher's webpage. I draw your attention to this issue in particular because it carries my latest article, "Wikidata: Wikipedia's Game-Changer". You may or ... more


A Review of “Inside the Anthill: Open Source Means Business”

A recent radio broadcast on BBC Radio 4 (your grandmother's favourite radio station) entitled "Inside the Anthill: Open Source Means Business" was advertised as "Gerry Northam goes behind the scenes to investigate 'open source' computer software". (Spot the irony in going "behind the scenes" to investigate something that is done openly and transparently.) But let ... more