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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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Meet the scientist working to increase the number of underrepresented scientists and engineers on Wikipedia

By day, Dr. Jess Wade is a physicist best known for her work on “polymer-based, circularly polarising, light-emitting diodes.” But in the evenings (and on the weekends, and as other time permits) Dr. Wade is a strong advocate for increasing diversity and inclusion in STEM subjects, speaking at conferences and starting a campaign on Wikipedia to promote more early-career women….

Community Foundation From the archives Wikipedia

New interaction timeline improves investigation of harassment cases

The new interaction timeline tool is a way to look at two contributors’ editing history—where they have interacted, when, and how often. This can help add clarity when reviewing reports of harassment and abuse, and takes some of the burden off both the people reviewing problems, and the people reporting them.

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What should journalists know about Wikipedia? A Poynter Institute NewsU webinar

Join us for a Poynter Institute NewsU webinar to help journalists around the world better understand Wikipedia. Here's some additional details on what we're going to talk about on July 12.

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Interactive maps, now in your language

Newly available on all Wikimedia wikis: embeddable maps that make the world a little easier to understand.

Communications Foundation From the archives

Wikimedia Foundation partners with the GSMA to expand digital literacy in emerging countries

As part of our 2030 vision, the Wikimedia Foundation is working to expand partnerships with organisations like the GSMA to empower communities through digital skills training and participation in knowledge creation and sharing.

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For these Wikipedia editors, ancient Egyptian pyramids are more than a symbol

Two of Wikipedia's editors speak out about what motivates them to write about ancient Egypt on Wikipedia.

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The insights series: Sam Oyeyele

Interviews with Wikimedians from emerging communities from Africa, Asia and Latin America, sharing their experiences of Wikimedia Conference 2018 and what the free knowledge movement means to them.

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The more you contribute to Wikipedia, the more knowledge you gain: Ted Yoo

It takes years of effort to find yourself on the list of Wikipedia’s most prolific contributors. We talked to Ted Yoo, who has made 300,000 edits on the Korean Wikipedia, to learn about the motivation that has kept him actively editing for so long.