Erik Moeller

  1. Wikipedia Zero and Net Neutrality: Protecting the Internet as a Public Space

    Imagine a world in which every single human being can freely share in the sum of all knowledge. That’s our commitment. – Wikimedia Foundation Vision Statement
    In November 2012, a group of students at Sinenjongo High School in Joe Slovo Park, a poor South African township, launched a petition to South African cell phone providers to provide access to Wikipedia free of charge. The studen... Read more

  2. Wikimedia Foundation is looking for a Vice President of Engineering

  3. Remembering Aaron Swartz (1986–2013)

    Today, the Internet community at large is reeling from Aaron’s early death, and Wikimedia is joining in remembering an extraordinary individual.... Read more

  4. 1 million media files uploaded using Upload Wizard

    A year after its release, the Upload Wizard has been used to upload more than 1 million freely licensed media files, and has contributed to an acceleration of growth of the Wikimedia Commons community.... Read more

  5. Download the text of the entire English Wikipedia

    If you’d like to read Wikipedia in an airplane (of the offline variety) or in an area with no or limited connectivity, or install it in a university, or just to have it handy in case of a zombie apocalypse, you can now download a full text copy of the English Wikipedia (from January 2012) in the convenient OpenZIM format, which was specifically developed for sharing wiki content.... Read more

  6. October 2011 Coding Challenge winners

  7. Announcing the October 2011 Coding Challenge

  8. Expanded Use of Article Feedback Tool

  9. A new way to share pictures, sounds and video

  10. What’s in a name? In the case of ‘wiki’, lots of things.

    Anyone who’s been watching the news will have heard about Wikileaks by now. Wikipedia shares the generic “wiki-” prefix in its name, but there’s no relation. Occasionally even major news sources like the BBC get this wrong, which can lead to serious confusion, even when it’s quickly fixed.... Read more