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Exploring offline access to Wikipedia: Dr. Samuel Zidovetzki on Wikipedia’s role in rural health initiatives

Senior Program Manager Anne Gomez leads the New Readers initiative, where she works on ways to better understand barriers that prevent people around the world from accessing information online. One of her areas of interest is offline access, as she works with the New Readers team to improve the way people who have limited or infrequent access to….

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Wikimedia Foundation and Kiwix partner to grow offline access to Wikipedia

The Wikimedia Foundation has announced a partnership with Kiwix, the free and open-source software solution that enables offline access to educational content, to expand and improve access to Wikipedia and other Wikimedia projects globally. This partnership will include a $275,000 contribution to Kiwix to further enhance offline access to Wikipedia in parts of the world….

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Offline-Pedia converts old televisions into Wikipedia readers

There are villages in the Ecuadorian Andes that are so small you cannot find them on a map. Cajas Juridica is one such place, located just 13km north of the equator. But two engineering students, Joshua Salazar and Jorge Vega, and the staff of Yachay Tech University have figured out a way to give discarded….

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Exploring offline access to Wikipedia: WikiFundi, an editing tool for remote schools

The latest installment of our offline access series sees the Wikimedia Foundation's Anne Gomez talking about WikiFundi, an offline editing tool for remote schools, with Florence Devouard, one of its project managers.

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Luc Héripret on the Orange Foundation’s Digital Schools project

Luc Héripret leads the Orange Foundation's work in Africa.

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James Heilman on expanding the reach of Wikipedia’s medical information

A conversation with emergency room physician James Heilman, who is working to get medical information into Internet-in-a-Box—a physical device that provides Wikipedia and other content in areas without internet access.

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Gabriel Thullen on bringing offline Wikipedia to West African schools

A chat with Gabriel Thullen, a Wikimedian who worked with schools in West Africa to test the Kiwix offline Wikipedia browser during the 2016–2017 school year.

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The future of offline access to Wikipedia: The RACHEL example

A chat with WorldPossible's Jeremy Schwartz, the developer of RACHEL—"Remote Area Community Hotspot for Education & Learning"—a portable plug-and-play server which stores educational websites and makes that content available over any local (offline) wireless connection.

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The future of offline access to Wikipedia: The Kiwix example

A chat with a developer of Kiwix, an open source software which allows users to download web content for offline reading, and the future of offline access to Wikipedia.