Interview

  1. ‘Conversations gone awry’—the researchers figuring out when online conversations get out of hand

    Did you know that humans make the right guess about 72% of the time, and that indicates that they have an intuition for this task, while also highlighting that the task is far from trivial?... Read more

  2. Have you ever read Wikipedia’s article on Lady Gaga?

    Meet Wikipedia user “FrB.TG,” also known as Frankie.... Read more

  3. The Erdős paradox: When a mathematical number and Wikipedia collide

    An interview with the author of a recent Medium piece on mathematician Paul Erdős, the mathematical degree of separation that his collaborations inspired, and Wikipedia’s gender gap.... Read more

  4. Wikimedia engineer contributes several fonts to the Malayalam language

    Wikimedia Foundation Engineer Santhosh Thottingal maintains and/or has engineered about 12 high-quality fonts used for writing his native language, Malayalam. We reached out to Thottingal to learn more about creating fonts, and his other projects related to digital access.... Read more

  5. The future of offline access to Wikipedia: The RACHEL example

    A chat with WorldPossible’s Jeremy Schwartz, the developer of RACHEL—”Remote Area Community Hotspot for Education & Learning”—a portable plug-and-play server which stores educational websites and makes that content available over any local (offline) wireless connection.... Read more

  6. From Sesame Street to Maya Angelou, this Wikipedian digs deeper

    Christine Meyer, better known to Wikipedians as FigureSkatingFan, has worked on many of the English Wikipedia’s articles about Sesame Street. We asked why.... Read more

  7. Bringing light to Czechoslovakian history: Jindřich Nosek and the Art Library Project

    One man’s lifelong passion finds an outlet on Wikipedia and Wikimedia Commons.... Read more

  8. The future of offline access to Wikipedia: The Kiwix example

    A chat with a developer of Kiwix, an open source software which allows users to download web content for offline reading, and the future of offline access to Wikipedia.... Read more

  9. Raising awareness for Wikipedia in Iraq

    A discussion with Sarmad Said Yaseen, Iraqi Wikimedian.... Read more

  10. Becoming a National Wikimedian: Jason Evans and the National Library of Wales

    Alex Stinson, Strategist at the Wikimedia Foundation, talks with Jason Evans about becoming Wales’ National Wikimedian, and where he sees the future of Wikipedia in the region. ... Read more