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The Wikimedia community will gather in Odisha's capital of Bhubaneswar on June 3 to celebrate Odia Wikipedia's 13th anniversary.
0 comments Posted 31 May 2015 by Subhashish Panigrahi Feed
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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
0 comments Posted 25 Dec 2014 by Peter Sobot Feed
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.
1 comment Posted 25 Sep 2014 by Luis Ibanez Feed
Faisal Maseet
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.
0 comments Posted 1 Sep 2014 by Jessica Coates Feed
An interview with Rory Aronson of OpenFarm about his plans for a wiki that collects massive amounts of knowledge for better farming and gardening.
0 comments Posted 27 Aug 2014 by Jason Hibbets (Red Hat) Feed
People in Sub-Saharan Africa face hurdles to get online. Despite some progress, the region lags behind in Internet connectivity due to the high costs of service and poor infrastructure, according to a recent World Economic Forum report.
0 comments Posted 23 Jul 2014 by Francois-Xavier Ada Feed
Six years ago, Dr. James Heilman was working a night shift in the ER when he came across an error-ridden article on Wikipedia. Someone else might have used the article to dismiss the online encyclopedia, which was then less than half the size it is now. Instead, Heilman decided to improve the... Read more
1 comment Posted 4 Jul 2014 by Shauna Gordon-McKeon Feed
open source language
The National e-Governance Plan (NeGP) of the government of India strives to make all government services available to the citizens through the use of Information Communications Technology applications. The FUEL Project in an initiative to do just that; it provides linguistic resources needed for... Read more
4 comments Posted 15 May 2014 by Rajesh Ranjan Feed
open source tools for writing
Most of us encounter parts of our workday where we must write or document something. Whether for building out the plan of a project, for the documentation of a project, or for the creation of the project itself, like an article or blog post, writing is a part of many of our daily lives regardless... Read more
36 comments Posted 8 May 2014 by Jen Wike Huger (Red Hat) Feed
Creative Commons license
I began working with the Wikimedia Foundation in January 2012 for program and community support in India. With the Centre for Internet and Society's Access To Knowledge program, we focus on open access for scholarly publications to help communities enrich Wikipedia entries for Indic languages.... Read more
0 comments Posted 2 May 2014 by Subhashish Panigrahi Feed

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