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To the Moon! Lunar XPRIZE team looks to send Wikipedia into space aboard homemade rover

Quick: You can send 20 gigabytes of data to the moon. What’s it going to be? Time’s up!

Wikipedia? What a coincidence — that’s what the… noch 568 Wörter


Friday Roundup: Put A Bird On It Edition

Happy Friday, and welcome to another edition of the public art news roundup.

Not to brag, but by the time you read this I will be on a beach in Grenada reclining either on the sand or in a hammock, depending on my mood. noch 466 Wörter

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Where do we go from here: the Wikimedia Education Collaborative

Some time back, when she got behind the scenes and started editing Wikipedia, Sara Mörstell asked herself: „How can use this with my students?“ Some years later, and after gaining experience running her own Wikimedia Education Program, Sara found herself co-organizing the Wikipedia Education Collaborative’s („Collab“) third meeting, in Sweden. noch 762 Wörter


Jerusalem: Summit, Hackathon, and CleanTech

In Jerusalem, Israel, this week,

the sky was blue

and the open spaces were green after winter rains.

My walk through the Valley of the Cross to… noch 559 Wörter


Save the safe harbors that power the open web

We have submitted a response to the U.S. Copyright Office’s request for comment on section 512 of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA). Section 512 establishes “safe harbors” for online intermediaries, protecting them from copyright liability for user-contributed content. noch 742 Wörter


Jimmy Wales tells South by Southwest that community is key to Wikipedia's future

Photo by Jeff Elder, public domain.

Wikipedia at 15 can navigate controversies because of volunteer community members who „care more about Wikipedia than they do about any certain issue,“ founder… noch 378 Wörter


Wikipedia co-founder Jimmy Wales blasts “deranged” companies editing their own pages

In a chat with Guy Kawasaki at South by Southwest, Wikipedia co-founder Jimmy Wales spoke out about self-interested parties editing their own pages on the Internet’s collaborative encyclopedia. noch 339 Wörter