Victor Grigas

  1. No, we’re not in a post-fact world. On Wikipedia, facts matter.

    We are not in a post-fact world. Facts matter, and we are committed to this now more than ever.... Read more

  2. For freedom of information: Allan Aguilar

    Aguilar researches cryptography and politics; he believes that when internet users are exchanging messages or browsing, the content should be protected by the same privacy an electoral vote has. This is what he calls the “democracy of the internet.”... Read more

  3. “It’s incredible that history decays almost immediately”: Evan Amos and the Vanamo Online Game Museum

    Evan Amos started contributing to Wikipedia just from a desire to improve things. Five years later, he has created the world’s largest collection of high quality, freely available photographs of video games consoles, with a good deal of help from the video gaming community.... Read more

  4. “It pays itself back in dividends”: NASA and MediaWiki, a natural pairing

    The wiki’s importance to the team became clear when the unthinkable happened—the team’s server crashed. It was then that the group realised how fundamental this wiki project, launched by three engineers and grown by countless others, had become in their daily routines.... Read more

  5. Understanding Wikipedians, and narrowing the gaps: Rebecca O’Neill

    Rebecca O’Neill is helping both to plug gaps in Wikipedia’s coverage of women in art while simultaneously researching why people even want to.... Read more

  6. #BlackLifeMatters edit-a-thon bolsters Wikipedia’s coverage of black history

    Dozens of black history articles were created or improved at the #AfroCROWD Wikipedia editathon in Harlem, New York City.... Read more

  7. Drone photography of Versailles: Lionel Allorge

    France-based photographer Lionel Allorge was drawn to Wikimedia Commons from the appeal of free and open licensing. Now, his images illustrate articles of grand monuments and landmarks in his home country.... Read more

  8. Collaborate to make #Edit2015: a Wikipedia Year-in-Review video

    You can collaborate to make #Edit2015: a Wikipedia Year-in-Review video. Read how together we can edit our shared history of the events of 2015 by finding articles, uploading photos and developing the story of 2015 as a video that will be shared freely and widely.... Read more

  9. Raising awareness of endangered species, one Wikipedia page at a time: Christian Cariño

    Christian Cariño is a biologist from Mexico interested in conservation of endangered species. For her, Wikipedia was the obvious place to help improve coverage of and interest in these creatures.... Read more

  10. Developing a Songhay Wikipedia from scratch: Mohomodou Houssouba

    Mohomodou Houssouba has spent the last two years on a missions: to build a Songhay Wikipedia from scratch and help bring free knowledge to the people of west Africa.... Read more