Andrew Sherman

  1. Wikimedia Highlights, April 2016

    Here are highlights from across the Wikimedia movement, as reported on this blog in April 2016: Find, Prioritize, and Recommend: An article recommendation system to fill knowledge gaps across Wikipedia; First-ever Wikimedia Hackathon at Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee; A strike against freedom of panorama: Swedish court rules against Wikimedia Sverige.... Read more

  2. Happy Arbor Day 2016

    There are lots of ways to celebrate plant a tree day; walk in the forest, hug a tree, water a tree, or even plant a tree. You could check out some famous trees on Wikimedia Commons and read about them on Wikipedia.... Read more

  3. Five surprising facts about hemp

    Wikipedia aims to be the sum of all human knowledge, so we mined it for information about hemp.... Read more

  4. Wikimedia Highlights, March 2016

    Here are highlights from across the Wikimedia movement, as reported on this blog in March 2016: The new alchemy—turning online harassment into Wikipedia articles on women scientists; New completion suggester helps you find what you need on Wikimedia sites; Jimmy Wales tells South by Southwest that community is key to Wikipedia’s future.... Read more

  5. Wikimedia Highlights, February 2016

    Here are highlights from across the Wikimedia movement, as reported on this blog in February 2016: Recording romanticism and filling Wikimedia Commons with 19th century music; What’s TPP? The problematic partnership; #BlackLifeMatters edit-a-thon bolsters Wikipedia’s coverage of black history.... Read more

  6. Wikimedia Highlights, January 2016

    Here are highlights from across the Wikimedia movement, as reported on this blog in January 2016: Content Translation tool has now been used for 50,000 articles; Who edits Wikipedia?; “Wikipedia is a testament to what we can create together as a global community”: Sara Mörtsell; and more.... Read more

  7. Wikimedia Highlights, December 2015

    Here are highlights from across the Wikimedia movement, as reported on this blog in December 2015: Wikipedia celebrates 15 years of free knowledge; Fifteen years ago, Wikipedia was a very different place: Magnus Manske; Making our pageview data easily accessible; and more.... Read more

  8. Wikimedia Highlights, November 2015

    Here are highlights from across the Wikimedia movement, as reported on this blog in November 2015: Artificial intelligence service gives Wikipedians ‘X-ray specs’ to see through bad edits; Wikimedia’s Funds Dissemination Committee—how to fairly distribute money in a global movement; Check out these new features and extensions kicked off at Google Summer of Code 2015; and more.... Read more

  9. See the 14 gorgeous winning photographs from Wiki Loves Monuments

    Today, Wiki Loves Monuments 2015 revealed this year’s winners, including Westerheversand Lighthouse, Sacra di San Michele, Hanover’s New Town Hall, and more.... Read more

  10. Wikimedia Highlights, October 2015

    Here are highlights from across the Wikimedia movement, as reported on this blog in October 2015: Wikipedia’s global impact recognized with Spain’s Princess of Asturias Award ceremony; Creating change one step at a time: Miguel Zuñiga Gonzalez; Your October milestones include Wikidata’s 15 millionth item; District court grants government’s motion to dismiss Wikimedia v. NSA, appeal expect... Read more