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Wikimedia Research Newsletter, February 2015

Gender bias, SOPA blackout, and a student assignment that backfired

With contributions by: Max Klein, Neil Kandalgaonkar, Tilman Bayer, Piotr Konieczny and Pine.

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Wikimedia Foundation Quarterly Report, October-December 2014

The Wikimedia Foundation’s quarterly report for October-December 2014, the first in this new format, gives an overview of what we said we would do, what we actually did, what we learned in the process, and what’s next.

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Wikimedia Research Newsletter, January 2015

Bot writes about theatre plays; “Renaissance editors” create better content

With contributions by: Kim Osman, Federico Leva, Tilman Bayer and Maximilian Klein.

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Wikimedia Highlights, December 2014

Here are some of the top stories published on this blog in December 2014. They cover a selection of activities of the Wikimedia Foundation,as well as important events from the Wikimedia movement — from making Wikipedia twice as fast with HHVM to the winners of the Wiki Loves Earth photo contest. (…)


Wikimedia Highlights, November 2014

Highlights from the Wikimedia blog for November 2014, covering a selection of activities of the Wikimedia Foundation and other important events from the Wikimedia movement

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Wikimedia Highlights, September 2014

Highlights from the Wikimedia Foundation Report and the Wikimedia engineering report for September 2014, with a selection of other important events from the Wikimedia movement

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Wikimedia Foundation Report, September 2014

1 Data and Trends
2 Financials
3 Highlights
3.1 Beta test of HHVM
3.2 Greek Wikipedia user wins key hearing in court case
3.3 Community consultation in Brazil
3.4 Damon Sicore joins WMF as Vice President of Engineering

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Wikimedia Research Newsletter, December 2014

Featured in this edition of the Research Newsletter:
* Wikipedia in higher education
* Gender-driven talk page conflicts
* Disease forecasting

More (…)

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Wikimedia Research Newsletter, November 2014

Gender gap and skills gap; academic citations on the rise; European food cultures
With contributions by: Piotr Konieczny, Maximilian Klein and Tilman Bayer.

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Wikimedia Highlights, October 2014

1 New “Nearby” function in Wikipedia apps shows articles around you
2 All Wikimedia logos now under a free license
3 Using offline Wikipedia to guide tourists in Antarctica
4 Structured Commons project launches in Berlin
5 Wikipedia monument unveiled in Poland