November, 2014

  1. 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... Read more

  2. Wikimedia Foundation Report, August 2014

    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
    […]... Read more

  3. Education collaborative members meet in Edinburgh

    Wikipedia is built upon diversity. A high quality encyclopedia cannot be achieved unless there are opportunities for everyone in the world to contribute to it and people from different cultures, genders and ages are well-represented in the community….... Read more

  4. Welcome to Phabricator, Wikimedia’s new collaboration platform

  5. Winners of the photo contest Wikiviajes por Venezuela 2014

  6. UN, Wikimedia New York deliver open, free world maps on GIS Day

    The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) believes that accurate, reliable, and easy-to-understand maps should be available to everyone. That is why they’ve partnered with Wikimedia New York City and ReliefWeb to release a collection of more than 200 freely licensed “country-location” maps that are available on Wikimedia Commons and on the ReliefWeb site. ... Read more

  7. Three Questions and Three Answers as Food for Thought About the Future of Wikipedia

  8. 10th anniversary of Wikipedia in Asturian

    On September 12th and 13th, the tenth anniversary of Uiquipedia, the Asturian language Wikipedia, was celebrated in the Prince Felipe Auditorium Oviedo in Oviedo, Spain. It was a special event because after ten years, this community is in a process of improvement and setting goals to give the final push to the project […]... Read more

  9. Photos aside, how else does Wiki Loves Monuments deliver?

    For the past four years, Wikimedia Sverige has organized the photo contest Wiki Loves Monumentsin Sweden. Besides getting great photos to showcase Wikipedia and involving many new photographers, we have noticed another benefit from the contest that has received little attention.... Read more

  10. Sailing the South Pacific with a copy of Wikipedia on board: The Goodall Family

    The Goodall family is part of a growing number of Wikipedia users that benefit from Kiwix, an offline browser for Wikipedia. The family of five hails from the South American island of Tierra del Fuego and has been sailing across the world for the past year.... Read more