Syed Muzammiluddin

  1. Applying for a Wikimania scholarship next year? Here are some tips from the committee that oversees them

    Each year, a pool of scholarships is awarded to volunteer Wikimedia editors so that they can attend Wikimania, the major annual Wikimedia conference. The selection process for these can be complicated, so community member Syed Muzammiluddin interviewed one of the committee members that helps oversee the process.... Read more

  2. A ‘couple’ of Telugu-language Wikimedians: T Sujatha and Sri Ramamurthy

    T Sujatha started, Sri Ramamurthy joined, and now both contribute to Telugu-language Wikimedia projects.... Read more

  3. “India is of crucial importance”: An interview with Jimmy Wales

    Syed Muzammiluddin has been a Wikimedian for over six years, during which time he has had a hand in twenty-four posts on this blog. For his twenty-fifth, he talked with Jimmy Wales, the founder of Wikipedia, with topics ranging from the movement’s gender gap to its future development. The views expressed are those of the interviewer and interviewee and not necessarily held by the Wikimedia F... Read more

  4. Sharing Indian culture with the world through Wikipedia: Ashish Bhatnagar

    Born and raised in a community that embraces different cultures, Ashish Bhatnagar wanted to share what he learned about this community with the world through Wikipedia.... Read more

  5. “I knew that once I started, I wouldn’t be able to stop writing”: Başak Tosun

    Eleven years after hesitating to join Wikipedia, Başak Tosun has now created over 1,100 articles. “Many artists, writers and scientists were missing on Wikipedia,” she says. “I felt empowered knowing I could do something about it.”... Read more

  6. Remembering Khalid Mahmood

    Today marks one year since Khalid Mahmood, a Wikipedia editor and pioneer, passed away after a long illness.... Read more

  7. “Building a free and really ‘neutral’ encyclopedia”: Özkan Poyraz

    He’s made nearly 400,000 edits to Wikimedia sites, and you might be interested in his football and Olympics articles on the Turkish Wikipedia.... Read more

  8. Seeing great potential in the Sindhi Wikipedia: Mehtab Ahmed

    Mehtab Ahmed believes in using Wikipedia to educate masses in their native language.... Read more

  9. Team effort in developing the Khowar Wikipedia

    This post was updated on April 25, 2017. Please see the editor’s note below.... Read more

  10. Improving the constructed language of Esperanto: Dietrich Michael Weidmann