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  1. Little time left to apply for a WikiConference India 2016 scholarship

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    Applications are due on 31 May.... Read more

  2. Team effort in developing the Khowar Wikipedia

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    There’s 50 confirmed editors and over 6,700 total pages.... Read more

  3. Why I write about battleships

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    Nate Ott has written hundreds of Wikipedia articles about German warships, including every major ship from the 1860s to World War II. We asked why.... Read more

  4. Meet the Wikimedia Foundation’s two newest trustees: Christophe Henner and Nataliia Tymkiv

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    Upon their formal appointments, Henner and Tymkiv will serve on the Foundation’s Board with three-year terms.... Read more

  5. Freely licensed magic at Eurovision

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    Thanks to Albin Olsson, free photographic mastery was on display at the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest.... Read more

  6. Wikimedia Highlights, April 2016

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    Here are highlights from across the Wikimedia movement, as reported on this blog in April 2016: Find, Prioritize, and Recommend: An article recommendation system to fill knowledge gaps across Wikipedia; First-ever Wikimedia Hackathon at Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee; A strike against freedom of panorama: Swedish court rules against Wikimedia Sverige.... Read more

  7. The “world’s first gif”, a horse, and a ditch: The English Wikipedia’s ten shortest featured articles

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    Now we’ve looked at the English Wikipedia’s longest featured articles, here are the ten shortest.... Read more

  8. At Berlin conference, affiliates, staff, and board work side by side

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    At the Wikimedia Conference, Foundation staff joined nearly 100 recognized and active movement affiliates from around the world to discuss building communications within the movement and growing to reach new audiences.... Read more

  9. Wikimedia Foundation at the Yale Freedom of Expression Scholars Conference

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    One of the Wikimedia Foundation’s attorneys visited Yale to participate in the Information Society Project’s annual Freedom of Expression Scholars conference, bringing together top minds from around the world on the topics around free expression. ... Read more