Wikipedia

  1. Appeals court rules in favor of Wikimedia in Brazil

    Brazilian Court of Appeals rules that singer Rosana Fiengo does not have the right to censor the Wikipedia article about her.... Read more

  2. Italy’s video game archive breathes life into gaming history and culture

    Fifteen people gathered at the Cineteca di Bologna’s video game archive to find reliable sources and expand Wikipedia’s free knowledge.... Read more

  3. WikiWomenCamp kicks off to bring more inclusivity to Wikipedia

    Over 50 women Wikimedians converged on Mexico City in search of new ways to eliminate Wikimedia’s gender gap.... Read more

  4. Bringing the magic of classical music to Ukrainian speakers

    World Classics in Ukraine is translating the works of some of the great classical artists, like Mozart and Chopin, for the Ukrainian-speaking citizens of the world.... Read more

  5. The metamorphosis of Wiki Loves Butterfly

    The so-called “Butterfly Wikimedian” created Wiki Loves Butterfly, a two-year effort to improve Wikimedia’s coverage of butterflies in West Bengal.... Read more

  6. How the discovery and sharing of trusted information have evolved

    The Wikimedia Foundation recently hosted three “brown bag” discussions with experts on the evolving history of knowledge sharing.... Read more

  7. Why, after twelve years, I still write about hurricanes and tropical cyclones on Wikipedia

    Andrew Hink was convinced that he would be a meteorologist. Billy Joel changed those plans, but Hink’s interest in weather never disappeared.... Read more

  8. Wikimedia Foundation v. NSA: Why we’re here and where we’re going

    The Wikimedia Foundation’s mission is to support the communities of readers and contributors who share and consume information on Wikipedia and the other free-knowledge projects. Privacy and anonymity are crucial to the free sharing of knowledge. Mass surveillance erodes our privacy and individualism, and undermines our expressive and associational freedoms. ... Read more

  9. Writing Wikipedia articles teaches information literacy skills, study finds

    As educators worldwide grapple with how to teach information literacy in the digital age, Wikipedia has emerged as one answer to the post-truth era. New research results confirm that writing Wikipedia articles as a class assignment can be a key part of teaching students critical information literacy skills.... Read more

  10. Investigating a mysterious performance improvement

    Late last month, large wiki articles were appearing to load faster in our testing environment. We wanted to find out why.... Read more