June 10th saw the public launch of connec+ipedia, a wiki+database tool that I have been working on for the last 18+ months with the Meyer Memorial Trust.  As much as I enjoy talking about the functionality and possibilities that exist with this new kind of wiki, I think it is also important to recognize such a tool has been offered to the community for free by a private foundation.

It’s great to see more and more foundations adopting policies around open source software and grantmaking and using/developing with open source themselves.  I wrote about some of the decision-making around connec+ipedia as a guest spot over at Tactical Philanthropy.

Head over there to read and comment on what you think about this process and project.

The philosophical side of connec+ipedia
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