Wikimedia Highlights

  1. Wikimedia Highlights, March 2015

    A lot happened on the Wikimedia Blog last month. Editatonas photo by Carlos Delgado, CC BY-SA 4.0. Raspberry Pi photo by Janet Chapman, CC BY-SA 4.0. Terry Gilbey photo by Myleen Hollero, CC BY-SA 3.0. Open Data graph by LSE Library, CC BY-SA 3.0. Kourosh photo by Jerry Kim, CC BY SA 4.0.

    Here’s what happened on the Wikimedia Blog last month: WMF filed a suit against NSA; we published 15 stories about women and gender diversity on Wikimedia; we reported on a school in Tanzania using Raspberry Pi; the foundation shared open data sets and a new open access policy – and welcomed new executives.... Read more

  2. Wikimedia Highlights, February 2015

    The Wikimedia movement works because it brings together many different perspectives to solve complex problems. Join the community consultation to plan our strategy together. Group photo of Wikimania 2014 participants by Ralf Roletschek, licensed under CC-BY-SA 3.0

    Here’s what happened on the Wikimedia Blog last month: we shared favorite articles about love for Valentine’s Day; learned who links to Wikipedia; hosted a strategy consultation; reported on edit-a-thons for Black History Month – and reviewed winning photos for Wiki Loves Africa.... Read more

  3. Wikimedia Highlights, January 2015

    Erasmus portrait by Hans Holbein, from Le Musée du Louvre and The Yorck Project. Public Domain.

    Last month, Wikipedia turned 14 and won the prestigious Erasmus prize; we reported on how Jack Andraka used Wikipedia to develop a new test for pancreatic cancer as a high school student; and more (…)... Read more

  4. Wikimedia Highlights, December 2014

    "Карпатский 05" by Balkhovitin, under CC-BY-SA-3.0

    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. (…)... Read more

  5. Wikimedia Highlights, November 2014

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    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... Read more

  6. Wikimedia Highlights, September 2014

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

    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... Read more

  7. Wikimedia Highlights, October 2014

    <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>

    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
    […]... Read more

  8. Wikimedia Highlights, August 2014

    <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>

    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... Read more

  9. Wikimedia Highlights, July 2014

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

    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... Read more

  10. Wikimedia Highlights, June 2014

    "Wiki Indaba 2014" by Thuvack, under CC-BY-SA-3.0

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