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All-new notifications page helps Wikimedians focus on what matters most

Until recently, wiki users haven’t had much reason to visit the Special:Notifications page. Outside of aggregating all your old messages, it didn’t do much.

Last week, however, the Wikimedia Foundation’s  noch 947 Wörter

Wikipedia

3 easy ways to honour your professor

Recently, the great Dave Whynes retired from the University of Nottingham after 40 years of service. I will probably be his last PhD student. Over the years, Dave has nurtured many budding health economists who have gone on to achieve great things.  noch 522 Wörter

Academia

Attorney General Loretta Lynch Won’t Press Charges Against Hillary Clinton

Following the FBI’s recent findings, Attorney General Loretta Lynch has officially said that her office will not charge Hillary Clinton for using a personal email server… noch 355 Wörter

News

Wikipedia Open Search: The World Needs It

In the last years the Wikipedia’s search has been improving. It still sucks, but it is getting better. There is a smart team working with the search and the… noch 596 Wörter

Open Source

Wikimedians gather in Italian alpine town Esino Lario for 12th Wikimania

Vassia Atanassova is leaving her home in Sofia, Bulgaria this week, bringing a decade of rewarding collaboration with educational and cultural heritage institutions. Satdeep Gill is leaving his home in Punjab, bringing the languages and customs of the state in northern India. noch 695 Wörter

Community

Victory in France: Court rules in favor of the Wikimedia Foundation

We are happy to announce that the Paris Court of Appeals has ruled in favor of the Wikimedia Foundation in Teissier v. Wikimedia Foundation. The Court dismissed all claims and declared the Foundation a hosting provider under French law. noch 505 Wörter

Legal

Eight Wikimedia projects in Google Summer of Code 2016

Wikimedia is happy to welcome eight students to work on their Google Summer of Code 2016 projects. After completing the initial community bonding period, the eight developers and their Wikimedia mentors are working at full speed, approaching their mid term evaluations. noch 377 Wörter

Technology