Wikipedia

  1. Opening the door to a new look: improving Wikipedia.org

    Photo by H. Zell, CC BY-SA 3.0.

    We’ve improved the discoverability of information within the main wikipedia.org portal to make it more contemporary and easier to use. ... Read more

  2. 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

  3. The bold hero and bolder heroine of the first modern Olympics marathon

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    We look back at a pair of Olympic athletes you won’t see in today’s breaking headlines.... Read more

  4. Rediscovering Jean Robic, “Kid Goat” of the 1947 Tour de France

    Photo by Agence de presse Mondial Photo-Presse, public domain/CC0.

    A surly, 17-year-old underdog shocked the cycling world with his victory in the 1947 Tour de France.... Read more

  5. 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

  6. Android app now offers new ways to browse Wikipedia and find trending, recommended articles

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    The updated Wikipedia app for Android features a completely redesigned home screen, now including the explore feed, in addition to other new features and improvements.... Read more

  7. Wikipedia seeks to speak your language

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    Wikipedia readers speak many languages, so it’s not a surprise that sometimes they search for phrases not in the language of the wiki that they’re currently reading. We’re changing that by adding language detection to Wikipedia’s search engine.... Read more

  8. Wikipedia edit-a-thon, 72 hours long, is recognized with a Guinness World Record

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    Wikimedia Mexico and Museo Soumaya partnered for the event, named #72HorasConRodin for the “progenitor of modern sculpture.”... Read more

  9. Illustrating the 1968 Democratic National Convention—48 years later

    Photo by Bea A Carson, scanned by Victor Grigas, public domain/CC0.

    Wikipedia articles about historic events can sometimes host amazing photography and video, sometimes not; it can take a bit of dedication by Wikipedia editors to illustrate articles on news events well.... Read more

  10. Content translation tool hits milestone with one hundred thousand articles

    Photo by Victor Grigas, CC BY-SA 3.0.

    Since its introduction in January 2015, the Wikimedia Foundation’s content translation tool has been used to translate 100,000 new Wikipedia articles. We asked some users to share their experiences on how this tool helped them.... Read more