Wikipedia

  1. Community digest: Tulu Wikipedia goes live after eight years in Incubator; news in brief

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    Eight years after being created in the Wikimedia Incubator, the Tulu-language Wikipedia is now live as the 23rd Indic language Wikipedia.... Read more

  2. Is Wikipedia the largest-ever digital humanities project? Exploring an emerging relationship

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    “Wikipedia could be the largest digital humanities project we’ve ever seen,” says David Domínguez, faculty member of the College of History at the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM). “Considering that digital humanities is a field and not just a discipline, there’s plenty of space to work transversally and collaboratively both from and toward Wikipedia.”... Read more

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

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

  4. Stripping question marks from Wikimedia searches

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    Do you ask questions on Wikipedia? Would you like better results?... Read more

  5. 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

  6. A better view of Wikipedia content on Google

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    In collaboration with the Foundation’s Strategic Partnerships and Product teams, the Google Search team has improved how Wikipedia results look in Google’s mobile web searches.... Read more

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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