Got Seven [...]

>As young as I look, I am growing older faster than he. Seven to one is the ratio, they tend to say. Whatever the number, I will pass him one day and take the lead, the way I do on our walks in the woods, and if this ever manages to cross his mind, it would be the sweetest shadow I have ever cast on snow or grass. Time distortion effect for dogs, seen the other way. ...

 

Distributed Trust Systems Are Complicated [...]

In 2013 Scott Leslie blogs about overcoming his objections to badges; he sees them as possible *disruption* to the accreditation system, but notes how previous well reasoned webs of trust have fallen short because they are too complicated for basic users > If you know the history of public key encryption, you’ll know that while both the centralized Public Key Infras...

 

Expanding The Transcript [...]

The University of Calgary developed a system for students to add non-course related experiences to their records. > The Co-Curricular Record (CCR) is the University of Calgary’s official document that recognizes a student’s out-of-classroom experiences. Out-of-classroom is defined as any activity that occurs outside of the classroom, lab, practica, or internship, ...

 

To The Big House [...]

Testing to see if I can get a card here to appear at the main Wikity. > Why am I confused? **Because you ate too much for breakfast **...

 

Markdown Cheatsheet [...]

This is intended as a quick reference and showcase. ## Table of Contents ## Headers ```no-highlight # H1 ## H2 H3 # H4 ## H5 H6 Alternatively, for H1 and H2, an underline-ish style: Alt-H1 ====== Alt-H2 ``` # H1 ## H2 H3 # H4 ## H5 H6 Alternatively, for H1 and H2, an underline-ish style: Alt-H1 ====== Alt-H2 ## Emphasis `...

 

Path:: Wikity Docs [...]

[[How to Use Wikity]] [[Wikity Syntax]] [[Markdown Syntax]] [[Markdown Cheatsheet]] [[Categories are Projects]]...

 

Categories are Projects [...]

Like all WordPress based sites, Wikity has both "categories" and "tags". On Wikity we use tags to make things findable and categories to collect resources associated with a particular project. What's a project? It's any sustained investigation for which you plan to create a significant body of linked work. Mostly, it's things you work on with other people, where you'v...

 

Wikity Syntax [...]

Most formatting in Wikity is done with the WordPress editor. You can add pictures, indent blockquotes, bullet lists, and soon (if we can figure out how to do it safely) embed content from places like YouTube. However there are a few differences in Wikity syntax, especially around linking, and these differences are crucial to understand. If you don't follow the special...

 

Markdown Syntax [...]

Wikity allows people to use standard WYSIWYG editing, but encourages frequent users to take a few minute to learn Markdown syntax, and use Markdown where possible. Using Markdown will: * Dramatically improve your writing speed * Keep you focused on the content instead of the layout * Ensure your work is portable across many platforms * Avoid classic HTML gotchas Markd...

 

How to Use Wikity [...]

Wikity is meant to be used more like a wiki than a blog. You can do most of you formatting in Wikity with the WordPress editor, but there are some very important exceptions. See [[Wikity Syntax]]...