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Monthly Archives: March 2005

How Wikis Evolve

This Slashdot article points to a new piece of software from IBM that tracks and visually displays the way wiki articles develop over time.

New Yorkers, check out The Gospel of the Creole Pig

From the Haiti List, I see that Lincoln Center’s New Directors New Films series is presenting The Gospel of the Creole Pig on April 2 at 9:15 at the Museum of Modern Art. See full details here.

Heads-up: May will be Haitian Cultural Heritage Month

Glencoe Online has a web page up in preparation for Haitian Cultural Heritage Month in May.

Jacob Lawrence and the Toussaint Louverture series

The blog Art for a Change recently ran this post on Jacob Lawrence, an African-American painter who, in 1938 at the age of 21, produced a 41-panel series depicting the life of Toussaint Louverture. At least one of the links in the original post is broken, so here are some other links to biographies of Jacob Lawrence and to images of the Toussaint series: 15 color prints from the series.

Haitian American Foundation

It looks like their website hasn’t been updated in a few months (like I’m one to talk), but the Haitian American Foundation, also in South Florida, offers a number of valuable services to the Haitian-American community, including youth access to computers.

Sant La and pictures of Miami’s Little Haiti

Sant La is a Haitian Neighborhood Center serving the Haitian American community of South Florida.

Wikis in the news

I’ve been collecting links over the past couple of months that I just haven’t had time to post. This is an attempt to catch up. If I’ve forgotten the original source of the link, I do apologize… Thomas at Smart Mobs links to a Washington Post article which notes the increasing use of emerging technologies — especially wikis — on college campuses.

Haiti Travels

I got a very nice couple of emails recently from the folks at Haiti Travels, and I wanted to mention their site.

Site update – March ’05

I apologize for the lack of posts lately. I’ve been distracted with I should be able to get back to a more regular posting schedule now.

Happy Birthday Haiti

A reminder popped up on one of the mailing lists today about a terrific CD – Happy Birthday Haiti, featuring Kiskeya: The Haitian Orchestra.