Wikipedia

  1. The Wikipedia community in Iraq is looking for volunteers

    Iraqi Wikipedians held a workshop in Baghdad to share their Wikipedia editing experiences with potential editors.... Read more

  2. Why I periodically write about the elements on Wikipedia

    Elements are the building blocks that, when combined, constitute the full diversity of chemistry. That’s why I write about them on Wikipedia.... Read more

  3. Get live updates to Wikimedia projects with EventStreams

    Our new public service that exposes live streams of Wikimedia projects is already powering several visualizations, like DataWaltz.... Read more

  4. Helping you find that needle in the haystack: Building Wikipedia’s search functions

    On a daily basis, millions of terms are entered into the Wikipedia search engine. What comes back when people search for those terms is largely due to the work of the Wikimedia Foundation’s Discovery team.... Read more

  5. The road not taken: Why I write about horses on Wikipedia

    The “horse bug,” however contracted, is incurable and lifelong. It might even be genetic: my father, my grandfather, and my great-grandfather all worked with horses. In any case, I have it. And that is why I write Wikipedia articles about horses. ... Read more

  6. Women’s History Month on Wikipedia

    In March, we are featuring articles about women such as Anna May Wong, Florence Violet McKenzie, and Barbara McClintock on our Facebook page with an “I (love) Women’s History” frame. Here’s why.... Read more

  7. Wikimedia community in Iraq partners with Asiacell to bring Wikipedia to nearly 12 million subscribers free of mobile data charges

    Community initiative inspires mobile partnership with Asiacell, one of Iraq’s largest mobile operators, to expand access to Wikipedia across Iraq.... Read more

  8. Digital archivist brings forgotten stories to light on Wikipedia

    “There are so many people who have sunk into obscurity and had their stories forgotten. We can’t put all of them on Wikipedia, but we can work on ensuring that we do what we can.”... Read more

  9. WikiIndaba 2017: A continent gathers to chart a path forward

    A regional conference of African Wikimedians, WikiIndaba was held on 20–22 January. It is named for the Zulu tradition of gathering the Indunas (chiefs) to determine problems and find ways forward. ... Read more

  10. Algorithms and insults: Scaling up our understanding of harassment on Wikipedia

    A research collaboration with the technology incubator Jigsaw is helping us better understand and explore technical solutions to harassment on Wikipedia.... Read more