Late last month, educators, tech professionals, and policy makers came together in Paris for Mobile Learning Week, an annual four-day conference that this year was devoted to the problem of “education in emergencies.”... Read more

  1. I realized I was writing for her: mourning my mother through a hundred days of Wikipedia editing

    Everyone has their own reasons for joining 100wikidays. Mine was for mourning.... Read more

  2. Community digest: Serbian Wikipedians look back at WikiLive 2017; news in brief

    Wikipedians in Serbia get together once every year for the WikiLive conference, where they look back at their projects and plan for the future. This week’s news in brief includes student editors in Algeria celebrating their work on Wikipedia, Ghanaian Wikipedians kicking off a new GLAM project, and more. ... Read more

  3. Sharing a live experience of the world: Luis Álvarez

    Luis Álvarez records and uploads music and other audio files to Wikimedia Commons, along with adding photos and editing Wikipedia articles. A strong believer in the culture of sharing and remixing, he sees Wikimedia as a place that could embrace not only knowledge but live experiences from around the world.... Read more

  4. Could posting about women’s history grow our female audience for the future?

    We had a simple question: what would happen if we spent all of Women’s History Month promoting social media posts about women?... Read more

  5. Editing will temporarily pause for a failover test

    We are planning a test to find out how quickly and reliably we can transfer all application server traffic and tightly coupled service dependencies to the secondary data center. During this, Wikimedia sites will be placed in read-only mode for two short periods.... Read more

  6. Why I spend my Sundays photographing Kolkata

    When I go out almost every Sunday to shoot various places in and around my city, people often ask me why I do it. I tell that that I am just trying to illustrate the reference they use every day—Wikipedia.... Read more

  7. Community digest: The UNESCO Challenge aims to help preserve World Heritage Sites; news in brief

    The UNESCO Challenge is a writing competition on Wikipedia where the participants will create and improve articles about heritage sites in different languages. In addition, this week’s news in brief includes Wikipedia courses at Shahid Chamran University in Ahvaz, WikiProject Cannabis, Board elections, and more.... Read more

  8. You can go anywhere on the Wikimedia projects, but where is Wikimedia going?

    Wikimedia movement begins discussion around what Wikimedia will look like in 2030.... Read more

  9. Share your photography with the world with the newly improved Wikimedia Commons Android app

    The second version of the Wikimedia Commons Android app has been released; the app now has several new features alongside improvements and multiple bug fixes.... Read more