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….
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.
Luc Héripret on the Orange Foundation’s Digital Schools project
Luc Héripret leads the Orange Foundation's work in Africa.
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.
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.
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.
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.