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Things and Stuff Wiki - an organically evolving knowledge base personal wiki with a totally on-the-fly taxonomy containing topic outlines, descriptions and breadcrumbs, with links to sites, systems, software, manuals, organisations, people, articles, guides, slides, papers, books, comments, screencasts, webcasts, scratchpads and more. use the Table of Contents for navigation on longer pages. see About for further information. / et / em

Welcome! My name is Milk and I use this personal wiki to keep track of knowledge and resources.

A wiki is most often a work in progress. This is an outline of everything, cos why not, and it helps. Links (and commentary) saves, messy stubs sectioned, link titles added, summations remembered, sections refactored, pages and menu split, merged and moved, etc. The menu, page lengths and outline orders are organic, inconsistent and up for debate. Proper responsive layout for mobile devices coming soon-ish..

tl;dr: Wikis in Plain English - a 3:52 video by Common Craft explaining what a wiki is for.


If you might like to contribute, you can login via an OpenID account, using one of the (few remaining) services that provides OpenID. It's what gave birth to logging into other sites using your Facebook, Twitter, etc. account, and it saves the wiki from spam. You can get an OpenID account with StackExchange, Dreamwidth or LiveJournal. Using your own web domain name as your login: see for WordPress, or just a web server with PHP. If you're stuck, e-mail me and I'll set you up an account; admin <at symbol here] milkmiruku {dut) com.


Origins: I started using wiki web software to take notes in 2003 using an account hosted by wikiservice.at (thank you Helmut Leitner!). It's still available to view here. Later I ran the Things and Stuff in Edinburgh Facebook events group (and Twitter) came first. The aim was to help disseminate information on free, low-cost and notable groups, institutions, spaces (and other things and stuff) in and around or relating to Edinburgh. Many things didn't change over time, so I added local info to the wiki on Edinburgh. Facebook gutted their groups a long time ago, so I realigned it to be for the wiki instead.