Wednesday, July 18, 2007

Wikis



Wikis are web pages that can be created or edited by anyone just by the click of a button. When a wiki is created it is often used by a group, not just an individual. On a wiki there is a button to "edit" the page and then "save" the changes. Many scientist and engineers use wikis.

There are some downsides to wikis. Sometimes the information on a wiki may be incorrect. Since everyone has access to most wikis, anyone can add information. The information found on wikis may not be accurate or have creditable resources. If you use information you find on a wiki, it is important that you double check that information at various sites.

I created my wiki at http://www.wikispaces.com/.

Within my Wiki I discuss the different types of Web 2.0 technologies. Please edit and add to my Wiki.

http://jhonnaloren.wikispaces.com/

Sites to create a free Wiki
http://pbwiki.com/
http://www.wetpaint.com/
http://www.wikispaces.com/

Resources for Wikis
http://What is Wiki?/
http://7 things you should know about… Wikis/
http://Wikis/

Picture found at http://Wikis/

2 comments:

David Marcovitz said...

How can we edit and add to your Wiki? You have it protected. Please let us know what steps we would need to take to edit.

Jhonna said...

Thank you for bringing that to my attention. I believe my wiki is open for anyone to edit.

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