Wikimedia Highlights

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

Wikimedia Highlights, January 2015

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 (…)

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

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

Wikimedia Highlights, June 2014

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

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Wikimedia Highlights, May 2014

For versions in other languages, please check the wiki version of this report, or add your own translation there! Contents 1 Wikimedia Foundation highlights 1.1 12 new individual engagement grants 1.2 Inviting anonymous editors to join the Wikipedia community 1.3 Funds Dissemination Committee (FDC) recommendations announced 2 Data and Trends…

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"Lila Tretikov 16 April 2014 (1)" by JayWalsh, under CC-BY-SA-3.0

Wikimedia Highlights, April 2014

The Wikimedia Labs platform enables volunteers to host software tools to support the community’s work, and to get involved in the technical operations of Wikimedia servers. As part of the Foundation’s ongoing work to reduce reliance on the old data center in Tampa, Florida (USA), Labs was moved to the new data center in Ashburn, Virginia in April, completing several months of work by WMF staff and by volunteers who operate Labs projects.

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