Wikispaces Says Farewell

This month (July 2018) Wikispaces discontinues its free and educational websites. Planeta.com Our thanks to the administrators and educators at Wikispaces for creating a useful tool. Our thanks to the Planeta editors who contributed so much. Planeta.com has used the wiki since 2006. We can transfer some of the content to Planeta.com, but the point …

What’s a wiki?

Poster The term ‘wiki‘ is derived from a Polynesian word meaning ‘quick.’ This is an apt descriptor since changes can be made immediately by editors. These examples lead to our very own wiki, which will come to an end on Wikispaces in July 2018. For the purposes of this site, a wiki is a particularly …

What is the difference between a website and a wiki?

Roofdog Planeta.com strives toward collaboration and open journalism. – meaning we depend on readers correcting mistakes and suggesting new journeys. Here are today’s snapshots (screenshots actually) Translating: What is the difference between a website and a wiki? (Google Translate, corrections requested!) Spanish: ¿Cuál es la diferencia entre un sitio web y una wiki? Icelandic: Hver er …

What is the Social Web?

Photo: Cape Town It’s easier than ever to use the social web. What is the social web? Also called social media, these channels allow members to contribute, rank and share and often remix user-generated content. The bottom line is that we need to learn how to play, extend skills and abilities, develop core skills and …