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Happy Birthday, Camera-wiki.org!

One year ago today, after weeks of feverish backstage activity, the site┬áCamera-wiki.org went public! In earlier blog posts, we’ve covered some of the whys and hows behind our “fork” (and there are personal accounts here and here). But today we’re … Continue reading

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Wiki-Whatsits?

When people talk about Camerapedia and Camera-wiki.org, there are several similar-sounding names which might be confused. Just for everyone’s handy reference, here is a quick refresher: wiki = a technology for collaborative authoring through a web-browser interface. Used by many … Continue reading

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A 5-month Progress Report

As you’ve probably heard by now, in January 2011 the domain Camerapedia.org was sold off to the ad-supported “wiki farm” Wikia. Most of the volunteers who had built Camerapedia collectively sputtered, “whoa, that’s not what we signed on for!” So … Continue reading

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A Six-Week Progress Report

I’m writing this on a rainy Saturday morning, exactly six weeks from the date when Camera-wiki.org took its very first baby steps. The amount that has been accomplished in that brief time truly astonishes me. Amid a storm of confusion … Continue reading

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