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  1. Wikipedia statistics show that 2015 was the year of the movie

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    2015 was the year of the movie on Wikipedia, with eight film-related articles in the top 25—and one climbing all the way up to No. 3 in the last two months of the year.... Read more

  2. Wikimedia Foundation to explore new ways to search and discover reliable, relevant, free information with $250,000 from Knight Foundation

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    Funds will support work to help people find the most relevant information on Wikipedia and Wikimedia projects.... Read more

  3. “Wikipedia is a testament to what we can create together as a global community”: Sara Mörtsell

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    Sara Mörtsell, Education Manager for Wikimedia Sverige, is working to help educators and learners in Sweden understand how free and open education can work for them.... Read more

  4. Top 20 most-edited pages on Wikipedia in 2015

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    Death, pop culture, current events … and one person writing about the Juneau Icefield.... Read more

  5. Our most popular posts of 2015: black hats, artificial intelligence, John Oliver, and a photobomb

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    Our story on John Oliver’s ‘fowl’ jokes was one of the blog’s most popular posts of the year.... Read more

  6. Live a year in 4 minutes: Introducing #Edit2015, Wikipedia’s year-in-review video

    Video by Victor Grigas, licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0.

    #Edit2015 captures a tiny portion of the millions of edits that the world made to Wikipedia in 2015.... Read more

  7. Community Digest—collaboration bears fruit in Quebec

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    Wikimedia Canada, the Gatineau Center at the Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec (BAnQ Gatineau), and the Université du Québec en Outaouais (UQO) are proud to announce a successful educational project in partnership with a cultural GLAM institution.... Read more

  8. Global milestones for November

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    This month’s milestones include the Kongo Wikipedia, the Polish Wikisource, and Meta-Wiki.... Read more

  9. Of Great Pyramids and agile software development: how and why we developed Phragile

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    Phragile is a tool that generates burn down charts, burn up charts and sprint oberviews for the Phabricator boards of agile software projects. Why was it developed?... Read more

  10. See the 14 gorgeous winning photographs from Wiki Loves Monuments

    10th place: Vakil mosque Panorama by Mohammad Reza Domiri Ganji, freely licensed under CC BY-SA 4.0.

    Today, Wiki Loves Monuments 2015 revealed this year’s winners, including Westerheversand Lighthouse, Sacra di San Michele, Hanover’s New Town Hall, and more.... Read more