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  1. Community digest: Tulu Wikipedia goes live after eight years in Incubator; news in brief

    Photo by Vishwanatha Badikana, CC BY-SA 4.0.

    Eight years after being created in the Wikimedia Incubator, the Tulu-language Wikipedia is now live as the 23rd Indic language Wikipedia.... Read more

  2. Wiki Loves the Olympics encourages collaboration on Wikimedia projects

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    Weeks before the 2016 Summer Olympics kicks off, the Wikipedia community has made strides to turn this enthusiasm for the Olympics and Paralympics into collaboration to expand content about the games on Wikimedia projects.... Read more

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

    Photo by Evan Amos, public domain/CC0.

    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. Wikimedia’s global impact, my perspective: Lucas Reynoso

    Lucas with Osmar and Jorge. Photo by Jorge Alejandro Vargas, CC BY-SA 3.0.

    Lucas Reynoso is an active 16-year-old member of Wikimedia Argentina who travelled to attend Wikimania with the local chapter’s team.... Read more

  5. No Man’s Sky and the drive to improve Wikipedia’s coverage of video games

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    Casual readers may not notice that the English Wikipedia’s video game articles, like No Man’s Sky, usually adhere to a set of stringent guidelines.... Read more

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

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    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

  7. Community digest: Konkani language speakers are separated by scripts but unite by Wikipedia; news in brief

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    Konkani-language Wikipedians on what they think of Wikipedia as a binding factor for native speakers who speak in different variations of the same language and write in different scripts.... Read more

  8. Community digest: “High hope” for the Farsi Wikipedia as it reaches 500,000 articles

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    “It is a very good feeling,” editor Alfa80 said, “to complete a stage—like getting through the five days to the weekend or when the countdown of a traffic light is finished.”... Read more

  9. Community digest: I moved to Germany to help organize the Wikimedia Conference

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    Teele Vaalma of Wikimedia Estonia recalls her time in Germany and her work in helping to organize the annual Wikimedia Conference.... Read more

  10. Why I contribute to Wikisource

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    Hrishikes Sen has nearly 30,000 edits across the Wikimedia projects, most of them made on Wikisource. Here, he discusses the motivations behind his work and what Wikisource can bring to the world.... Read more