Wikimedia

  1. Pairing videos with math: Illustrating mathematical concepts in Brazil

    Cross-national studies that assess mathematical literacy show that Brazil ranks amongst the worst. As Wikimedia volunteers, we believe we can have an impact on this pervasive innumeracy in Brazil.... Read more

  2. “India is of crucial importance”: An interview with Jimmy Wales

    Syed Muzammiluddin has been a Wikimedian for over six years, during which time he has had a hand in twenty-four posts on this blog. For his twenty-fifth, he talked with Jimmy Wales, the founder of Wikipedia, with topics ranging from the movement’s gender gap to its future development. The views expressed are those of the interviewer and interviewee and not necessarily held by the Wikimedia F... Read more

  3. Copyright for Australia that makes sense. That’s fair.

    Volunteer Wikipedians in Australia are highlighting the need for the introduction of fair use in Australia. You can visit FairCopyrightOz to learn about how Wikipedia does, and Australia could, benefit from it.... Read more

  4. What impact can Wikimedia have in the world by 2030?

    Where is the Wikimedia movement going? What do we want to achieve together? What impact could we have in the world? To answer those questions, the Wikimedia movement launched Wikimedia 2030: a global discussion to define Wikimedia’s future role in the world.... Read more

  5. What do you call a homepage? Incorporating indigenous knowledge into Wikipedia

    The Atikamekw Nehirowisiw Nation is working with Wikimedia Canada and other partners to create a Wikipedia of their own, a project that includes everything from writing out their culture’s history, to creating new words for concepts like “homepage,” to deciding if Wikipedia is animated (or not).... Read more

  6. You can now add automatically generated citations to millions of books on Wikipedia

    Wikipedia editors can now draw on WorldCat, the world’s largest database of books, to generate citations on Wikipedia thanks to a collaboration between OCLC (Online Computer Library Center) and the Wikimedia Foundation’s Wikipedia Library program.... Read more

  7. Two ravens’ ‘song and dance routine’ wins picture of the year

    Wikimedia editors from around the world flew to Jubilee and Munin, two amusing ravens from the Tower of London, in the volunteer-run competition.... Read more

  8. Community digest: Somou Prize writing contest ends with nearly five hundred new Arabic Wikipedia articles; news in brief

    Arabic Wikipedians have been elevating their game through a new writing contest.... Read more

  9. Wikimedia Foundation urges Turkish authorities to restore access to Wikipedia

    On Saturday, April 29, Wikipedia was blocked in Turkey. If it remains, this block will result in millions of people in Turkey losing access to free knowledge about their country and the world around them. We believe knowledge is a fundamental human right and urge the Turkish government to remove this block.... Read more

  10. I realized I was writing for her: mourning my mother through a hundred days of Wikipedia editing

    Everyone has their own reasons for joining 100wikidays. Mine was for mourning.... Read more