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[Xmca-l] Re: XMCA home page?



Are we asking about RSS?. Managing feeds though is hard though as people do
not often know how to share the feed for the url correctly, but you could
publish the feed to the website or just provide a file download others can
import.

On Mon, Mar 9, 2015 at 8:29 AM Huw Lloyd <huw.softdesigns@gmail.com> wrote:

> And the CHAT page on the link is here:
> http://wiki.lchc.ucsd.edu/CHAT/WebHome
>
> On 9 March 2015 at 12:23, Huw Lloyd <huw.softdesigns@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > http://foswiki.org/About.ExampleSites
> >
> > On 9 March 2015 at 12:19, Andy Blunden <ablunden@mira.net> wrote:
> >
> >> OK, so we have one foswiki page on http://wiki.lchc.ucsd.edu/ already.
> >> Perhaps we could call for volunteers to create a couple more.
> >> A single plot does not a community garden make.
> >>
> >>
> >> Andy
> >> ------------------------------------------------------------
> ------------
> >> *Andy Blunden*
> >> http://home.pacific.net.au/~andy/
> >>
> >>
> >> Huw Lloyd wrote:
> >>
> >>> The foswiki software.
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> On 9 March 2015 at 11:53, Andy Blunden <ablunden@mira.net> wrote:
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>> Well, the "X" in "XMCA" means eXtended, you know. But be that as it
> may,
> >>>> what software would you recommend for a low maintenance on-line
> >>>> community
> >>>> CHAT garden?
> >>>>
> >>>> Andy
> >>>> ------------------------------------------------------------
> >>>> ------------
> >>>> *Andy Blunden*
> >>>> http://home.pacific.net.au/~andy/
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>> Huw Lloyd wrote:
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>>> I don't think you'd need it to support MCA, Andy.  MCA is a different
> >>>>> project to that of communicating CHAT concepts, practices and
> >>>>> resources.
> >>>>> MCA endeavours to do a portion of that, in a particular way.  XMCA
> >>>>> usually
> >>>>> reflects a certain impatience with that, it reflects a need to work
> >>>>> over,
> >>>>> discuss and critique the knowledge and concepts themselves rather
> than
> >>>>> papers built out of a few personalised conceptions related to CHAT.
> >>>>>
> >>>>> MCA helps academics keep their publication count up and it helps to
> >>>>> keep
> >>>>> CHAT ideas in circulation within academic settings.  But I am not
> >>>>> convinced
> >>>>> that CHAT can be successfully accommodated by educational
> institutions
> >>>>> as
> >>>>> we know them.  So, the point is to take an educational project based
> on
> >>>>> CHAT principles (which can often be taken as a scientific exposition
> of
> >>>>> common good sense) and build a truer educational resource out of it.
> >>>>> That
> >>>>> kind of effort necessitates 'gardening' both for the production of
> >>>>> resources and for their accommodation.
> >>>>>
> >>>>> Huw
> >>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>> On 8 March 2015 at 23:47, Andy Blunden <ablunden@mira.net> wrote:
> >>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>>> How would you implement a "community garden" to support MCA and
> xmca,
> >>>>>> Huw?
> >>>>>> Andy
> >>>>>> ------------------------------------------------------------
> >>>>>> ------------
> >>>>>> *Andy Blunden*
> >>>>>> http://home.pacific.net.au/~andy/
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> Huw Lloyd wrote:
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>> Well I wrote a server-side library to achieve a broader version of
> >>>>>>> that
> >>>>>>> 5
> >>>>>>> years ago.  But that is peripheral to what Andy's question is
> about.
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>> Huw
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>> On 8 March 2015 at 21:34, Greg Thompson <greg.a.thompson@gmail.com
> >
> >>>>>>> wrote:
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>> Ha! Huw, I was looking at another, much simpler way of doing a
> feed
> >>>>>>>> than
> >>>>>>>> what Annalisa had shown (and I don't really know how I got there
> >>>>>>>> since
> >>>>>>>> it
> >>>>>>>> doesn't seem to be included in Annalisa's email).
> >>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>> I was looking at a Quora page but I seem to recall that there are
> >>>>>>>> other
> >>>>>>>> websites that will let you set up a page that will feed from other
> >>>>>>>> sites.
> >>>>>>>> The idea being that you can set up a page and determine multiple
> >>>>>>>> other
> >>>>>>>> sites that will feed to it (e.g., the XMCA home page, Andy's Vimeo
> >>>>>>>> page,
> >>>>>>>> etc.). Seems like there was even a feature that you can set so
> that
> >>>>>>>> it
> >>>>>>>> will
> >>>>>>>> regularly search the web and display new content that appears on
> the
> >>>>>>>> web
> >>>>>>>> (e.g., you could set a search term for "cultural historical
> activity
> >>>>>>>> theory" and there would be a section of the page that would
> display
> >>>>>>>> everything that is recent on the web that relates to those search
> >>>>>>>> terms).
> >>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>> I know there is at least one site out there that can do this but I
> >>>>>>>> can't
> >>>>>>>> recall what it was called (I learned of it from Mike Wesch who
> used
> >>>>>>>> it
> >>>>>>>> for
> >>>>>>>> one of his classes).
> >>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>> Huw or anyone else, do you know what I'm talking about?
> >>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>> That was what I meant when I said that it would be minimal time to
> >>>>>>>> maintain
> >>>>>>>> and could be set up by anyone with minimal cost.
> >>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>> But maybe that was all just a dream...
> >>>>>>>> -greg
> >>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>> On Sun, Mar 8, 2015 at 2:17 PM, Huw Lloyd <
> >>>>>>>> huw.softdesigns@gmail.com>
> >>>>>>>> wrote:
> >>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>> On 8 March 2015 at 18:40, <greg.a.thompson@gmail.com> wrote:
> >>>>>>>>> [...]
> >>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>> .Anyway, it seems like it would be an easy thing to set up. And
> >>>>>>>>>> anyone
> >>>>>>>>>> could do it, right?
> >>>>>>>>>> So why not prototype it and see what works and what doesn't? And
> >>>>>>>>>> then
> >>>>>>>>>> refine as needed.
> >>>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>> It is easy only to the extent that anyone could use their
> >>>>>>>>> spontaneous
> >>>>>>>>> notions of what is required.  If they are persistent and thorough
> >>>>>>>>> they
> >>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>> will
> >>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>> end up with some conceptions regarding how certain mistakes might
> >>>>>>>>> be
> >>>>>>>>> avoided.  If they reflected on that process with equal
> >>>>>>>>> thoroughness,
> >>>>>>>>> then
> >>>>>>>>> they might end up with some concepts with which to start the work
> >>>>>>>>> all
> >>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>> over
> >>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>> again.
> >>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>> So, no, it isn't easy.  And it isn't actually cheap either.
> >>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>> Huw
> >>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>> Greg
> >>>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>> Sent from my iPhone
> >>>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>>> On Mar 7, 2015, at 10:43 PM, Annalisa Aguilar <
> annalisa@unm.edu>
> >>>>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>> wrote:
> >>>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>> Hi Andy,
> >>>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>>> My apologies, I did not mean to sound suspicious, I sincerely
> >>>>>>>>>>> thought
> >>>>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>> you both had something in mind.
> >>>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>>> The site you link to doesn't look like a garden to me. It looks
> >>>>>>>>>>> like
> >>>>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>> a
> >>>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>> regular website.
> >>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>>> How about these links below?
> >>>>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>>> The 1st site might be a drupal site, Drupal has something
> called
> >>>>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>> "drupal
> >>>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>> planet" that will collect feeds, but I'm not sure how it works
> >>>>>>>>>> exactly.
> >>>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>>> [A feed assembly site might be more like a garden? Then there
> is
> >>>>>>>>>>> no
> >>>>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>> need
> >>>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>> for permissions, just program the newsfeed and it sucks in links
> >>>>>>>>>> from
> >>>>>>>>>> various independent sites? Does wordpress do something like
> this?]
> >>>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>>> The 2nd, 3rd, and 4th sites below are wordpress sites.
> >>>>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>>> The 5th is site is using Open Journal.
> >>>>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>>> Not sure what the 6th is, but I couldn't resist to see what a
> >>>>>>>>>>> real
> >>>>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>> garden website might look like!  :)
> >>>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>>> http://www.knightfoundation.org/
> >>>>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>> http://www.knightfoundation.org/blogs/knightblog/2015/3/5/
> >>>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>> four-knight-fellows-how-community-shapes-creativity/
> >>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>> or
> >>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>> https://sweden.se/
> >>>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>>> https://sweden.se/society/gender-equality-in-sweden/
> >>>>>>>>>>> or
> >>>>>>>>>>> http://ilovetypography.com/
> >>>>>>>>>>> http://ilovetypography.com/2014/10/15/the-first-female-
> >>>>>>>>>>> typographer/
> >>>>>>>>>>> or
> >>>>>>>>>>> http://www.clouds365.com/
> >>>>>>>>>>> http://www.clouds365.com/6-22-14/
> >>>>>>>>>>> or
> >>>>>>>>>>> http://www.haujournal.org/index.php/hau/issue/view/13
> >>>>>>>>>>> http://www.haujournal.org/index.php/hau/article/view/
> hau4.3.002
> >>>>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>>> Of course, here is the bona fide garden site:
> >>>>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>>> http://www.missouribotanicalgarden.org/
> >>>>>>>>>>> http://www.missouribotanicalgarden.org/sustainability/
> >>>>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>>> On that happy note...
> >>>>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>>> Cheers,
> >>>>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>>> Annalisa
> >>>>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>> --
> >>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>> Gregory A. Thompson, Ph.D.
> >>>>>>>> Assistant Professor
> >>>>>>>> Department of Anthropology
> >>>>>>>> 880 Spencer W. Kimball Tower
> >>>>>>>> Brigham Young University
> >>>>>>>> Provo, UT 84602
> >>>>>>>> http://byu.academia.edu/GregoryThompson
> >>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>
> >>
> >
>