1. Pre-university students contribute to Wikimedia in Google Code-in 2017

    From November 2017 to January 2018, 300 students worked on 760 Wikimedia tasks with the help of 51 Wikimedia community mentors.... Read more

  2. How we’re using machine learning to visually enrich Wikidata

    Only 2.5 million of 45 million Wikidata items have an image attached. A new algorithm helps people find relevant and high-quality images to add to Wikidata items.... Read more

  3. Confound it!—Supporting languages with multiple writing systems

    Many of the languages of the world use two or more writing systems, like the familiar Arabic, Cyrillic, or Latin scripts. Supporting those languages and those scripts—for reading, editing, and searching—can be a real challenge.... Read more

  4. New Wikipedia feature gives you the power to choose whatever language you want

    A new feature makes it easier for English-speaking Wikipedia readers to find versions of the article they’re reading in other languages. To mark the occasion, Amir Aharoni of the Wikimedia Foundation’s Language team details the history of interlanguage links on Wikipedia and details what went into the new feature.... Read more

  5. Improving MediaWiki’s documentation and localization practices

    We constantly talk about the importance of projects like Wikipedia, but have you ever thought about the hidden things that make it all possible?... Read more

  6. You can now translate Wikipedia articles from Spanish into Basque, thanks to an open source machine learning tool

    The Wikimedia Foundation’s Language team worked with a team from the University of the Basque Country and the Elhuyar Foundation to make it easier to translate Wikipedia articles from Spanish into Basque.... Read more

  7. Plotting a course through charted waters: A website workshop on data visualization literacy

    Mikhail Popov, a data scientist at the Wikimedia Foundation, recently led a workshop on how to interpret different types of statistical graphics and how to glean insights from them. The workshop is now available on a website for everyone to learn from.... Read more

  8. You can now upload 3D models to Wikimedia Commons

    We’ve enabled a new feature that allows you to upload three dimensional (3D) models. ... Read more

  9. “Visual diffs” make it easier to see editing changes on Wikipedia

    The Wikimedia Foundation’s Editing team announces the launch of visual diffs, which will let users visually review the changes made to Wikimedia sites without requiring knowledge of the wikitext markup language.... Read more

  10. Building for the future of Wikimedia with a new approach to partnerships

    The Wikipedia Zero program will end in 2018 while new partnership opportunities will continue to address critical barriers to participation in free knowledge around the world... Read more