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  1. Announcing Keyholder: Secure, shared shell access

    The new software is a ssh-agent proxy that allows a group of trusted users to share an SSH identity without exposing the contents of that identity’s private key.... Read more

  2. Wikimedia Foundation signs amicus brief supporting temporary restraining order against revised U.S. travel restrictions

    Planned restrictions on international travel will impact the Wikimedia Foundation’s ability to collaborate across borders in service of our mission. ... Read more

  3. Wikimedia Foundation updates non-discrimination policy to support inclusive and diverse workplace

    The Wikimedia Foundation has updated its non-discrimination policy to make our commitment to our diverse community of colleagues explicit.... Read more

  4. Helping you find that needle in the haystack: Building Wikipedia’s search functions

    On a daily basis, millions of terms are entered into the Wikipedia search engine. What comes back when people search for those terms is largely due to the work of the Wikimedia Foundation’s Discovery team.... Read more

  5. Wikimedia Research Newsletter, January 2017

    Special issue: Wikipedia in education
    With contributions by Piotr Konieczny and Tilman Bayer... Read more

  6. Wikimedia community in Iraq partners with Asiacell to bring Wikipedia to nearly 12 million subscribers free of mobile data charges

    Community initiative inspires mobile partnership with Asiacell, one of Iraq’s largest mobile operators, to expand access to Wikipedia across Iraq.... Read more

  7. Wikimedia Foundation appoints Chief Talent & Culture Officer and Chargée d’Affaires (Vice President)

    Joady Lohr and Anna Stillwell, the current leaders of Wikimedia Foundation’s Talent & Culture department, will be assuming permanent senior leadership roles as Chief Talent & Culture Officer and Chargée d’Affaires (Vice President).... Read more

  8. Wikipedia builds a digital library system

    Through the Wikipedia Library program, the resources available to Wikipedians continue to grow, allowing these editors to use the best sources available to improve Wikipedia.... Read more

  9. Node 6 at Wikimedia: Stability and substantial memory savings

    Node 6 has delivered on stability and performance, setting a new benchmark for future releases. When combined with our shared library infrastructure and deployment processes, we are in a good spot with our Node platform: it lets our engineers focus on delivering reliable features for users and minimizes time spent on unexpected issues.... Read more

  10. Niels Christian Nielsen appointed to Wikimedia Endowment Advisory Board

    He joins Jimmy Wales, the founder of Wikipedia; Annette Campbell-White, a successful venture capitalist and founder of MedVenture Associates; and Peter Baldwin, professor and co-founder of the Arcadia Foundation.... Read more