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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. (…)

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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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"Svjatogorsk, Lavra 3" by Konstantin Brizhnichenko., under CC BY-SA 4.0 via Wikimedia Commons.

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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Harkness Tower photo by Hilary Richardson, licensed under CC-BY-SA-4.0[/caption]

When free speech conflicts with public health objectives: Yale ISP Conference

The Yale Information Society Project’s Conference on Public Health & the First Amendment brought together public health advocates, medical professionals and First Amendment scholars to discuss the implications of recent controversial First Amendment case law. (…)

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Wikipedia editor and high school student Ntsika Kellem on graduation day, near Cape Town, South Africa.See related video. Photo by Sydellewillowsmith, licensed under CC-BY-SA-3.0

The grand adventure of the Annual Report

The Wikimedia Foundation is proud to release its 7th annual report. This year’s theme: knowledge is a foundation.

People do amazing things with Wikipedia. Read the 2014 Wikimedia Foundation Annual Report to learn more (…)

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<a href="http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Cappadocia_Balloon_Inflating_Wikimedia_Commons.JPG">"Cappadocia Balloon Inflating Wikimedia Commons"</a>, by <a href="Benh">Benh LIEU SONG</a>, <a href="http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0">CC BY-SA 3.0</a>

Using Licenses in an easy (and legal) way

[…] “Open Content – A Practical Guide to Using Creative Commons Licences” is a publication by the German Commission for UNESCO, the North Rhine-Westphalian Library Service Centre and Wikimedia Deutschland. […]

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<a href="https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Nearby_in_Android_(landscape_crop).png">"Nearby in Android (landscape crop)"</a> by <a href="https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:DBrant (WMF)">DBrant (WMF)</a>, under <a href="https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0/deed.en">CC-BY-SA-4.0</a>

Wikimedia Highlights, October 2014

Contents
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
[…]

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<a href="https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:The_GLAM-Wiki_Revolution.webm">"The GLAM-Wiki Revolution"</a> by Joe Sutherland and User:Rock drum, under <a href="https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0/deed.en">CC-BY-SA-4.0</a>

Wikimedia Highlights, August 2014

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

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<a href="https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Heading_-_Evaluation_portal.png">"Heading - Evaluation portal"</a> by <a href="https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:EGalvez_(WMF)">EGalvez (WMF)</a>, under <a href="https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0/deed.en">CC-BY-SA-4.0</a>

Wikimedia Foundation Report, August 2014

Contents
1 Data and Trends
2 Financials
3 Highlights
3.1 Lightweight version of VisualEditor becomes available for tablets
3.2 First transparency report on requests for user information and demands for alteration or deletion of content
3.3 Global metrics for grants
3.4 Foundation staff report on their work at Wikimania
4 Engineering
4.1 HHVM
4.2 Mobile Apps
[…]

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"Knowledge for Everyone" by VGrigas (WMF), under CC-BY-SA-3.0

Wikimedia Highlights, July 2014

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

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