Robert Fernandez

  1. Wikidata, a rapidly growing global hub, turns five

    The collaborative free knowledge base is quickly expanding its community and size. Where might it go from here?... Read more

  2. Community view: why the news media needs Wikipedians in residence

    There are plenty of stories here to be told, and a Wikipedian in residence could help tell them. In the process, they could help educate the media about how Wikipedia works and let them know that there are stories worth telling in the Wikimedian community too.... Read more

  3. Should I pay for a Wikipedia article?

    There are specific rules for when you can edit the English Wikipedia for money.... Read more

  4. Wikipedia is better equipped to deal with systemic bias than traditional publishers

    In 2010, two artists contacted Taschen, a book publisher, to point out that out of 97 volumes published in their Basic Art series, only five included women. Like the Basic Art series, Wikipedia serves an introductory audience, and in this particular area, Wikipedia succeeds where Taschen has not.... Read more

  5. “One small step…”

    Forty-six years ago this week, the Apollo 11 mission took three men into outer space. Two of them, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin, were the first humans to set foot on the surface of the Moon.... Read more