Ed Erhart

  1. Bringing the magic of classical music to Ukrainian speakers

    World Classics in Ukraine is translating the works of some of the great classical artists, like Mozart and Chopin, for the Ukrainian-speaking citizens of the world.... Read more

  2. The metamorphosis of Wiki Loves Butterfly

    The so-called “Butterfly Wikimedian” created Wiki Loves Butterfly, a two-year effort to improve Wikimedia’s coverage of butterflies in West Bengal.... Read more

  3. “Filling in the gaps”: Plants and people meet on Wikipedia

    A Wikipedia edit-a-thon at the New York Botanical Garden focused on writing women botanists into history.... Read more

  4. Two ravens’ ‘song and dance routine’ wins picture of the year

    Wikimedia editors from around the world flew to Jubilee and Munin, two amusing ravens from the Tower of London, in the volunteer-run competition.... Read more

  5. The big bear of a mission to chronicle the 1948 Cleveland Indians

    Wikipedia editor, Cleveland native, and baseball fan Wizardman is on a mission to rewrite and improve all of the articles related to the Cleveland Indians’ 1948 World Series-winning season.... Read more

  6. How a feminist stood up to trolls and measurably changed Wikipedia’s coverage of women scientists

    Did the efforts of Emily Temple-Wood (“Keilana”) and other editors really make a difference in Wikipedia’s coverage of women scientists—especially given the vast expanse of an encyclopedia that has 5.4 million articles in English alone? The answer, one year after the headlines, is an unequivocal yes.... Read more

  7. A history of the finger, as seen through Wikipedia

    The finger has become an indelible symbol of contempt in Western culture. One Wikipedia editor took it on himself to document its history on Wikipedia.... Read more

  8. Trump, Prince, and Queen Elizabeth: 2016’s most-read Wikipedia articles

    The English Wikipedia’s list is led by the United States president-elect, who topped all other articles with nearly three times more views than last year’s #1. But the second-screen effect powered Britain’s queen, Pablo Escobar, and O. J. Simpson to surprisingly high places.... Read more

  9. Our top posts of 2016: Wikimedia community takes center stage

    Community-focused pieces fill our list of most-read and best posts from the last year.... Read more

  10. Death, politics, and Vincent van Gogh: 2016 as seen through the lens of Wikipedia

    Which English Wikipedia articles were edited most in 2016? Find out what captured editors’ interests.... Read more