User talk:Conor

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Conor, I have an ongoing conversation with some permaculture authors, and folks involved with the Apios Institute forest garden wiki, which I think is an early step towards permaculture software. They're willing to think about libre licensing, and a next step involves me explaining it to them in ways they understand. Whatever happens with them, I'd like to get a libre, participatory permaculture knowledge base going, and I wonder if you'd like to be in touch about that. I agree with your idea that making the platform for creating and charing content is very important, and that's where most of my interest lies. --Patrick Gibbs 00:33, 12 May 2011 (PDT)

Do you see...

The orange box that says new message? Sorry I bulldozed your code, I noticed the change but figured you were still playing with it. Anyways, The wikitable format is way simpler for accomplishing basic table tasks. I sent you an email just a moment ago too. --C 14:57, 18 February 2011 (PST)

Yeah, the wikitable is neater; my way was just a hack. --Conor 14:59, 18 February 2011 (PST)
Oh and convention for wiki conversations is to add another colon before each new reply until it gets about
then you reset and continue the process, and adding a new topic resets it as well. It prevents wall of text formations.--C 15:03, 18 February 2011 (PST)

Power Cube

How can the power cube be brought into the current category structure? It is used with so many other applications that is seems difficult to categorize, but it does need to be included. (PST)

Energy, I'd say. Thanks for your efforts getting it formatted. --Conor 13:20, 26 February 2011 (PST)

Preliminary Information

Do you have any ideas for how to organize information gathered about a technology before that technology has been open sourced? I'm looking specifically at the information on pelletizing. 2011 (PST)

What I've been doing: put it on one page, where the title is the name of the technology. Category template at the top. That's all, just lay it out clearly, cut out repetition. There might be a more sophisticated way, but this works fine for now.

Things I'm not clear on regarding the CEB Press

  • How many versions were made? Is The Liberator Beta v1.0 the same as The Liberator 2?
  • What is the price of the manual version?
  • Does the Liberator require "aggregates"/gravel?
  • Can it make more than one size of brick?
  • What buildings have been built with it? How are they holding up? Are there pictures of them on the wiki?
  • What was the cost per square foot of CEB building (incl. $10/hour for labour)? Marcin wrote in 2008 that $6/square foot was expected, but that experiments would confirm that.
  • How do the ergonomics compare to commercial machines? Are they one-man shows?
  • What are the "arms" for?

editing the wiki

what do you usually like to edit on here? i see you do alot of stuff but it seems kinda random on which topic you're doing. are there any areas you need help researching and organizing?

The CEB Press is our top priority by far. There's a lot of information on the wiki (and some on the blog) about the machine; I want to get it organized properly so that people coming to the project with no previous knowledge can understand exactly how the machine works and how they can build one. I could really use a hand organizing that info; look at the pages listed in the template at the top of CEB Press Intro to see what needs to be done.
i looked around at the ceb fabrication pages. i see thats its fragmented on a couple different pages. whats the end goal ideally going to look like? one main fabrication page with links to each sub section? or one page for the start to finish production?

i don't really know what this is about myself. i've moved your request to the discussion page in the meantime. :)

--syk0saje 20:59, 1 May 2011 (PDT)