Germany

Photo by Jason Krüger (WMDE), freely licensed under CC BY 4.0.

Collective Impact for the Wikimedia Movement

At the recent Wikimedia Conference in Berlin, participants discussed the Collective Impact approach, and its applications for our movement. Nikki Zeuner, responsible for Development & Partnerships at Wikimedia Deutschland, introduces the approach and explains why it is relevant and useful to our movement, as we try to understand what makes collaboration work.

Read more

Wikipedians celebrate Germany’s first Open-Source-Beer

Wikipedian Nadine Stark and master brewer Bernd Kirsch tapping the keg. (Photo: Martina Nolte, CCBYSA from the Wikimedia Commons) Germany’s first Open-Source-Beer received its premiere last weekend in Hannover. During CeBIT, the world’s largest computer expo, around 30 Wikipedians from all parts of the country met at the “HBX” brewery…

Read more

Road sign cites Wikipedia

German Wikipedians discovered a road sign citing Wikipedia. The road sign is located at Hamburg, the second-largest city in Germany. It denotes the “Erika-Mann-Bogen”, a street named in 2006 after Erika Mann (1905–1969) (article in English), the eldest daughter of Nobel Prize laureate Thomas Mann. Members of the German Wikipedia…

Read more