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Open source effort gives indigenous language an official typeface
Santali, an aboriginal South Asian language, has a brand new freely licensed font and set of cross-platform open source input tools on the way.
2 comments Posted 8 Jul 2016 by Subhashish Panigrahi Feed
A four year, action-packed experience with Wikipedia
How I got started with Wikipedia at 15 and became an Odia Wikimedian.
2 comments Posted 15 Apr 2016 by Sailesh Patnaik Feed
8 challenges for improving the Indian-language Wikipedias
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.
0 comments Posted 28 Mar 2016 by Subhashish Panigrahi Feed
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
1 comment Posted 9 Mar 2016 by Moriel Schottlender Feed
Why it's essential to grow Indian-language Wikipedias
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?
2 comments Posted 5 Feb 2016 by Subhashish Panigrahi Feed
Wikimedia Sweden shares how its community helped translate menus for the Taste of Stockholm food festival.
1 comment Posted 16 Nov 2015 by John Andersson Feed
Wikipedia checkuser image from site
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
Wikipedia checkuser image from site
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

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