Tuesday, July 16 2013

Content Creation with Assynt Older Folk

The Assynt Learning Centre has very pro-actively been running a series of courses for older folk to get the most out of their computers, and to promote understanding of digital technologies.  Part of this has been to create digital content, with the course participants keen to allow their views and  […]

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Friday, January 25 2013

Distributed, archiveable genealogical research

Here's an interesting idea - using the TiddlyWiki application, which is a simple HTML file containing javascript, and which allows you to create effectively a local web site as a standalone file, as a genealogical research notebook. Many community archives are of interest for their genealogical  […]

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Thursday, January 17 2013

The purpose of this web site

It seems that many communities have a need to archive information or to maintain a local store of heritage and culture.  In Assynt, in the north west Highlands of  Scotland, the community had exactly that urge, but the physical space and continuous commitment required for a physical archive seemed  […]

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