Category Archives: crowdsourcing

ye Oath of Giftiness, revisited

Yesterday, as I just found out from fellow blogger Jill Dennison, was ‘Pay It Forward Day‘. I’ve missed the boat on celebrating that, but it reminded me of something… Nine years ago I came up with an idea. It’s a … Continue reading

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What on earth are we going to do?

Originally posted on Learning from Dogs:
A very powerful essay from George Monbiot. Today and tomorrow I am posting essays that have nothing to do with dogs! Today, I am sharing George’s gloom about the future, tomorrow I am sharing…

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How to crowdsource blog maintenance

I think I’ve just come up with, as Blackadder would say, a plan so cunning you could put a tail on it and call it a weasel. I bet your blog is like mine in that it has lots of … Continue reading

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Join the Amazon Boycott!

Pages Unbound asked the question recently ‘How can Barnes & Noble save themselves?‘ and offers a variety of solutions to the problem. Of course the issue isn’t one faced just by Barnes & Noble, it applies to all vendors of … Continue reading

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Please sign this petition!

Originally posted on Learning from Dogs:
S. Korea is the only country in the world with large-scale, commercial dog meat farms. Frankly, I wasn’t planning to publish a post today. But then in came an email from John Zande, he…

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Swimmers is now open!

A new community for bloggers, now that the daily post is shutting its doors! Hmmm… something’s gone awry here, the Novus Lectio post I reblogged has gone walkies… No matter, you don’t want to be here anyway; you want to … Continue reading

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The Cube Project: a cure for homelessness?

The Cube Project designs and builds low-energy microhomes in partnership with Bolton Buildings. So far, they have developed three models: QB1, QB2 and QB3. From their website: QB3 is a development of an idea that we first explored in a building … Continue reading

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Blogger Appreciation Award

I don’t normally do ‘awards’. But this one is different: Ang4him of My Journey to Imperfection has publicly acknowledged me for trying to help others; it would be churlish to refuse. Thank you, Ang4him. Also, it gives me an excuse … Continue reading

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An ironic situation — and a request

I’ve been trying to figure out how to reach folks — mainly newcomers to Wordpress — who don’t have their Gravatars set up Continue reading

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Support the Dark Snow 2016 Field Campaign

The Dark Snow Project 2016 Field Campaign Needs You! Continue reading

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