How I got started with Wikipedia at 15 and became an Odia Wikimedian.
Whereas native-language Wikipedias are becoming game changers in other corners of the world, there is a lot of room for improvement in Indian-language Wikipedias.
I saw Moriel Schottlender give a talk about this topic at linux.conf.au 2016 in Geelong last month and asked her to submit an article about it. When you watch her talk video and read her article, you'll see why I couldn't take proper notes to write about the talk, so I'm glad she contributed her... Read more
Subha Panigrahi answers two questions: What is the state of Indian-language Wikipedia projects? What does India have to take from and give to Wikipedia?
Wikimedia Sweden shares how its community helped translate menus for the Taste of Stockholm food festival.
The Wikimedia community will gather in Odisha's capital of Bhubaneswar on June 3 to celebrate Odia Wikipedia's 13th anniversary.
Wikipedia is one of the most frequently visited websites in the world. The vast online encyclopedia, editable by anyone, has become the go-to source for general information on any subject. However, the "crowdsourcing" used by Wikipedia opens their doors to spin and whitewashing–edits that may be... Read more
A new documentary about the life of Aaron Swartz was released in June this year. It recounts the story of one of the most impactful young talents of the Internet age, and the tragic saga of his quest to make the world a better place.
Wiki Loves Monuments is one of the most successful free culture events worldwide. In this interview, we speak to Saqib Qayyum from Wikimedia Pakistan about how the event will help promote the commons to new communities.
An interview with Rory Aronson of OpenFarm about his plans for a wiki that collects massive amounts of knowledge for better farming and gardening.