Tobias Preis

Tobias Preis is a German complex systems scientist. He is Professor of Behavioral Science and Finance at Warwick Business School and a Faculty Fellow of the Alan Turing Institute . He is a computational social scientist on the analysis and prediction of social and financial complexity captured in big data . Preis is also a Visiting Lecturer at University College London . In 2011, he worked as a Senior Research Fellow with H. …

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J. Caleb Clanton

J. Caleb Clanton (born November 30, 1978) is Professor of Philosophy at Lipscomb University . He taught at Vanderbilt University and Pepperdine University . Clanton is known for his research on philosophy of religion and moral philosophy . [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] He is the recipient of the Howard A. White Award for Teaching Excellence and the Lester McAllister Prize .

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Jimmy Wales

Jimmy Donal Wales ( / dʒ ɪ m i d oʊ n əl w eɪ the z / ; aussi Known By His online name ” Jimbo Wales ” was born August 7, 1966) is an American Internet entrepreneur . [3] [4] He is the co-founder of Wikipedia , the online non-profit encyclopedia , [5] and the for-profit web hosting company Wikia . [6]

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Aaron Swartz

Aaron Hillel Swartz (November 8, 1986 – January 11, 2013) was an American computer programmer, entrepreneur, writer, political organizer, and internet hacktivist . He Was Involved in the development of the web feed formats RSS [3] and the Markdown publishing format, [4] the organization Creative Commons , [5] the framework web.py website, [6] and the social news website Reddit , in Infogami, who has been working with the company since its inception. [i]

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Larry Sanger

Lawrence Mark Sanger / s æ ŋ ər / [1] (born July 16, 1968 [2] ) is an American Internet project developer, co-founder of Wikipedia , and the founder of Citizendium . [3] [4] [5]He grew up in Anchorage, Alaska . [4] From an early age he has been interested in philosophy. [6] Sanger received a BA in philosophy from Reed College in 1991 and a Doctor of Philosophy in philosophy from Ohio State University in 2000. [7] Most of his philosophical work has focused on epistemology , …

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Tron Øgrim

Tron Øgrim ( Norwegian pronunciation: [tɾun øɡɾim] ) (27 June 1947 – 23 May 2007) was a Norwegian journalist, author and politician. He was active in Socialist Youth Union(later Red Youth ) from 1965 to 1973, and a central [1] figure in the Workers’ Communist Party from 1973 to 1984. In addition to being a politician, Several science fictionnovels. He Was notable for communicating in a non-standard eastern Oslo dialect, Even Where …

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Marek Jerzy Minakowski

Marek Jerzy Minakowski (born 13 June 1972 in Olsztyn ) – Polish philosopher , historian , genealogist , doctor of humanities and publisher as well as blogger [1] and youtuber . [2] Creator of the Wielka Genealogia Minakowskiego (eng. The Great Family of Minakowski). [3] Co-founder and first marszałek (chairman) of Stowarzyszenie Potomków Sejmu Wielkiego (eng. Society of the Descendants of the Great Sejm ). [4]

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Katherine Maher

Katherine Roberts Maher (born April 18, 1983) [1] is the executive director of the Wikimedia Foundation , a position she HAS Held since June 2016. [2] Previously She Was chief officer communications. [3] In addition to a background in the field of information and communications technology (ICT) , Maher has worked in the non-profit and international sectors focusing on the use of technology to empower human …

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Andrew Lih

Andrew Lih ( simplified Chinese : 郦安治 ; traditional Chinese : 酈安治 ; pinyin : Lì Anzhi ; born 1968) is an American new media researcher, consultant and writer, as well as an authority on Both Wikipedia and internet censorship in the People’s Republic of China . [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] He is an associate professor of Currently journalism at American University in Washington, DC [10]

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Bassel Khartabil

Bassel Khartabil ( Arabic : باسل خرطبيل ), Also Known As Bassel Safadi ( Arabic : باسل صفدي ) (born May 22, 1981) is a Palestinian Syrian open-source software developer . From March 15, 2012, the one-year anniversary of the Syrian uprising , he was detained by the Syrian government at Adra Prison in Damascus . [1] As of October 3, 2015, he had been transferred to an unknown location, probably to be judged by a military court. [2] [3] On October 7, …

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Justin Knapp

Justin Anthony Knapp (born November 18, 1982), [1] also known by his screen name Koavf , is an American Wikipedia user who was the first person to contribute more than one million edits to Wikipedia . [2] As of July 2015, Knapp had made nearly 1.5 million edits to Wikipedia. [3] As of August 2016, it has contributed to and nominated two articles recognized as “featured articles” which …

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Rauan Kenzhekhanuly

Rauan Kenzhekhanuly is a Kazakh NGO activist and enterpreneur Who Was named the first Wikipedian of the Year in August 2011 by Wikipedia co-founder Jimmy Wales at Wikimania . [1] Career Kenzhekhanuly was born on 1 May 1979 in the East Kazakhstan region. In 2001, he graduated from Almaty University (named after Abay Kunanbayev) with a bachelor’s degree in international affairs. During the year, the National …

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David Shankbone

David Miller , David Shankbone , is a photographer, blogger and Wall Street paralegal . [1] He has been described by PBS as “arguably the most influential new mediaphotojournalist in the world” [2] for his numerous copyleft photographs uploaded to Wikimedia Commons and including in Wikipedia, documenting celebrities, political officials and events, notably the Occupy Wall Street protests. As a Wikinews citizen journalist , he was the first to interview a sitting head of state, Israeli President Shimon Peres . [3] His photography has …

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Seedfeeder

Seedfeeder is a pseudonymous illustrator known for contributing sexually explicit drawings to Wikipedia . Between 2008 and 2012, the artist created 48 depictions of various sex acts. Seedfeeder’s illustrations garnered criticism: some Wikipedia editors claimed they contained racist and sexist undertones, while Andy Cush of Gawker called him “Wikipedia’s greatest artist of sex acts.” Artnet columnist Paddy Johnson listed Seedfeeder’s work as one of the “Top …

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James Heilman

James M. ” Doc James ” Heilman is a Canadian emergency room physician , Wikipedian , and advocate for the improvement of Wikipedia’s health-related content . He encourages other clinicians to contribute to the online encyclopaedia. [2] [3] Heilman was elected to the Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees in 2017. [4]

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David Eppstein

David Arthur Eppstein (born 1963) is an American computer scientist and mathematician . He is a Chancellor’s Professor of Computer Science at the University of California, Irvine . [2] He is known for his work in computational geometry , graph algorithms , and recreational mathematics . In 2011, he was named an ACM Fellow .

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Dmitry Erokhin

Dmitry Yurievich Erokhin ( Russian : Дмитрий Юрьевич Ерохин ; born November 1, 1979 in Novokuznetsk ) is a Russian ultramarathon and trail runner , amateur sports person and a public character. He is known as a road running sports popularizer, healthy lifestyle promoter and Russian Wikimedia personality.

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Lee Daniel Crocker

Lee Daniel Crocker (born July 3, 1963) is an American computer programmer and poker player. He is best known for rewriting the software on which Wikipedia runs, to address scalability problems. This software, originally known as “Phase III”, went live in July 2002 and became the foundation of what is now called MediaWiki . MediaWiki’s code repository was still named “phase3” until the move from Subversion to Git in March 2012. It was involved in the …

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William Connolley

William Michael Connolley (born 12 April 1964) is a British software engineer, writer, and blogger on climatology . Until December 2007 he was Senior Scientific Officer in the Physical Sciences Division in the Antarctic Climate and the Earth System project at the British Antarctic Survey , where he worked as a climate modeller . After this he est devenu a software engineer for Cambridge Silicon …

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Yaroslav Blanter

Yaroslav Mikhaylovich Blanter ( Russian : Ярослав Михáйлович Блантер ; born 19 November 1967) is a Russian physicist , an expert in the field of extractive metallurgy and condensed matter physics . As of 2011 he is the Antoni van Leeuwenhoek Professor at the Delft University of Technology . [1] [2] [3] [4]

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Amin Azzam

Amin Azzam is a clinical professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine. He is also a clinical professor at the University of California, Berkeley , the associate director of the UC Berkeley-UCSF Joint Medical Program, and the program’s “Problem-Based Learning” curriculum. [1] [2] He is known for teaching an elective class for fourth-year medical students …

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Evan Amos

Evan Amos (born 1983) is a video gaming photographer of high-quality stock images of video game consoles , which he releases into the public domain . Known for contributing these images to the online encyclopedia Wikipedia , Amos is as of 2015 working on The Vamos Online Museum, a free digital archive of videogame hardware. [1]

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Wikiscanner

[3] He aussi Indicated That He Had never been employed by the Wikimedia Foundation and Claimed His work is Wikiscanner was “100% noncommercial.” [3] On December 21, 2012, a research group from Fondazione Bruno Kessler  ( it ) released an open-source clone of WikiScanner called WikiWatchdog . [4]

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Wiki-PR editing of Wikipedia

Wiki-PR is a consulting firm That Marketed formerly the Ability to edit Wikipedia by “… Directly edit [ing] your page using our network of Established Wikipedia editors and admin [s].” [4] It was then banned, including all its employees, contractors, and owners, by the Wikipedia community for unethical editing. Despite the ban, the firm still markets (as of January 2017 ) its ability to …

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Orangemoody editing of Wikipedia

On August 31, 2015, 381 sockpuppet accounts on the English Wikipedia were discovered operating a secret paid editing ring. Its participants extorted money from mid-sized businesses who had articles about themselves rejected. Nicknamed “Orangemoody” after the first account uncovered, It was Wikipedia’s biggest conflict-of-interest scandal at the time, [1] conduire the scope of the Wiki-PR editing of Wikipedia incident in qui Approximately 250 sockpuppets were found and …

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The Hunting Ground

The Hunting Ground is a documentary film about the incidence of sexual assault on college campuses in the United States and what its creators say is a failure of college administrations to deal with it adequately. Written and directed by Kirby Dick and produced by Amy Ziering , it premiered at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival . The film was released on February 27, 2015, [2] an edited …

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Freud Communications

Freud Communications is a public relations firm based in London . It was founded in 1985 by Matthew Freud -of the Public Relations dynasty of Edward Bernays -and great-grandson of the psychoanalyst Sigmund Freud ). The PR firm of Edward Bernays became Britain’s largest independent consumer PR firm. [1] The firm was bought in 1994 by another independent UK agency, Abbott Mead Vickers (AMV), in 1994 for about 10 million pounds …

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Church of Scientology editing on Wikipedia

A series of incidents in 2009 led to Church of Scientology -owned networks being banned from making edits to Wikipedia articles relating to Scientology . The Church of Scientology has long had a controversial history on the Internet , and has initiated campaigns to manipulate material and remove information from the web. From Wikipedia , the free encyclopedia Jump to: navigation, search Scientology on the website. Disputes Began in earnest in 2005, …

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Bell Pottinger

Bell Pottinger Private (Legally BPP Communications Ltd. , informally Bell Pottinger ) is a British multinational public relationship and marketing company headquartered in London , United Kingdom. It was the largest UK-based public relations consultancy measured by 2010 fee income. [5]

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Conflict-of-interest editing on Wikipedia

Conflict-of-interest (COI) is editing Wikipedia OCCURS When editors use Wikipedia to advance the interests of Their Actual gold external relationships. The type of COI editing of most concern on Wikipedia is publicized for public relations (PR) purposes. [1] Several Wikipedia policies and guidelines exist to combat conflict of interest editing, including Wikipedia: Conflict of interest and Wikipedia: Paid-contribution disclosure . Controversies reported by the media include United States congressional staff editing articles about …

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Wikipedia Review

Wikipedia Review is an Internet forum and blog for the discussion of Wikimedia Foundation projects, In Particular the content and conflicts of Wikipedia . [4] [5] An InformationWeek Grok on Google blog describes Wikipedia as “one of a number of Wikipedia watchdog” websites, “dedicated to scrutinizing Wikipedia and reporting on its flaws”. [6] Wikipedia editors and their influence on Wikipedia. At its peak, participants included current Wikipedia editors, form Wikipedia editors, a few …

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Wikipedia Seigenthaler biography incident

In May 2005, an anonymous editor posted a hoax section in the online encyclopedia Wikipedia about journalist John Seigenthaler . [1] The article falsely stated that Seigenthaler had been a suspect in the assassinations of US President John F. Kennedy and US Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy . The then-78-year-old Seigenthaler, a friend and aide to Robert Kennedy, the Wikipedia article about him as “Internet character assassination”. [2]

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Wikidumper.org

WikiDumper.org is a website created by Clifford A. Pickover that promises to permanently record a snapshot of the “best of the Wikipedia rejects”, articles that are slated for deletion at the site. WikiDumper was launched on November 4, 2006, and accepted user submissions. Although the site does not specify its criteria for inclusion, many of its articles do not cite their sources. The site has …

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United States Congressional staff edits to Wikipedia

Some edits to the online encyclopedia Wikipedia by the United States Congress have created controversy, notably in early to mid-2006. Several Such instances, Such As Those Involving Marty Meehan , Norm Coleman , Conrad Burns , [1] and Joe Biden , received significant media attention. [2] Others, Such As Those Involving Gil Gutknecht , Were Reported goal Widespread received less coverage.

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Universal Edit Button

The Universal Edit Button is a Software That Provides a green pencil icon in the address bar of a web browser That indicates That a web page on the World Wide Web(most Often a wiki ) is editable. It is similar to the orange “broadcast” RSS icon ( ) That indicates That There is a web feed available. Clicking the icon opens the edit window. It was invented by a collaborative team of wiki enthusiasts, including Ward Cunningham , Jack Herrick , …

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Reporting of child pornography images on Wikimedia Commons

On April 7, 2010, Larry Sanger , co-founder of Wikipedia , sent a letter to the FBI stating that Wikimedia Commons was hosting a child pornography under Title 18 of the United States Code . His accusations focused on images in the Lolicon and pedophilia categories, the latter of which contained explicit drawings of sexual acts between adults and children by Martin van Maele (1863-1926). [1]

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Protests against SOPA and PIPA

On January 18, 2012, Coordinated series of protests occurred contre two Proposed laws in the United States Congress -the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and the PROTECT IP Act (PIPA). Protests were based on the bills, which were intended to provide more robust responses to copyright infringement (arising outside the United States). , And Internet communities. Protesters also argued that there were insufficient safeguards in …

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National Portrait Gallery and Wikimedia Foundation copyright dispute

In July 2009, lawyers Representing the National Portrait Gallery of London (NPG) feels an email letter warning of possible to Legal Action for Alleged copyright infringement to Derrick Coetzee, an editor / administrator of the free happy multimedia repository Wikimedia Commons , hosted by the Wikimedia Foundation .

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Kidnapping of David Rohde

David Stephenson Rohde , a journalist for The New York Times , and two associates were kidnapped by members of the Taliban in November 2008. Rohde was in Afghanistan doing research for a book. After being held captive for eight months, in June 2009, Rohde and one of his associates escaped and made their way to safety.

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Internet Watch Foundation and Wikipedia

On 5 December 2008, the Internet Watch Foundation (IWF), a British watchdog group , blacklisted happy on the English Wikipedia related to the Scorpions’ 1976 studio album Virgin Killer , due to the presence of ict controversial cover artwork , depicting a young girl posing nude , With a false glass shatter obscuring her genitalia. The image was deemed to be “potentially illegal content” under English law which forbids the possession or …

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Hillsborough Wikipedia posts

On 24 April 2014, Oliver Duggan, in the Liverpool Echo , Reported That users of computers That Used IP addresses registered to the Government Secure Intranet (qui is used by Many of the United Kingdom ‘s government departments ) HAD added derogatory and offensive material to Wikipedia articles, especially the article about the Hillsborough disaster . [1] The vandalism was quickly re-reported by other media, and subsequent reports have highlighted other …

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Gibraltarpedia

Gibraltarpedia is a project by the Government of Gibraltar , a British Overseas Territory in the south end of the Iberian Peninsula, to improve coverage of Gibraltar -related topics on Wikipedia. [1] It builds on Monmouthpedia , an earlier project along similar lines linking Wikipedia and the town of Monmouth in South Wales . The Gibraltarpedia project was announced in July 2012 by the Government of Gibraltar.

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George Mason University’s historical hoaxes

Students of George Mason University , as share of Professor T. Mills Kelly’s race – “Lying about the past”, two-have created popular hoaxes : the “Edward Owens hoax,” and the “serial killer Reddit hoax.” It is a goal of the game to create a sweeping internet deception. As Prof. Kelly stated in the course’s syllabus: ​

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History of Wikipedia

Wikipedia Began with icts launch is January 15, 2001, two days after the domain Was registered [2] by Jimmy Wales and Larry Sanger . Its technological and conceptual underpinnings predate this; the Earliest Known proposal for an online encyclopedia Was Made by Rick Gates in 1993 [3] intended the concept of a free-as-in-freedom online encyclopedia (as distinct from mere open source ) [4] Was Proposed by Richard Stallman in December 2000. [5]

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deletionpedia

Deletionpedia is an online archive wiki containing articles deleted from the English Wikipedia . Its Version of Each section includes a header with more information about the deletion Such as whether a speedy deletion occurred, Where the deletion discussions about the item can be found and qui editor deleted the item. The original Deletionpedia operated from February to September 2008. The site was restarted under …

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DBpedia

DBpedia (from “DB” for ” database “) is a project aimed at extracting structured content from the information created in the Wikipedia project. This structured information is made available on the World Wide Web . [2] DBpedia allows users to semantically query relationships and properties of Wikipedia resources, including links to other related datasets . [3] Tim Berners-Lee described DBpedia as one of the most famous parts of the decentralized Linked Data effort. [4]

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Crnogorska Enciklopedija

Crnogorska Enciklopedija (English: Montenegrin Encyclopedia, formerly Montenegrin ) was an internet encyclopedia project written in Montenegrin , which existed from 2006 to 2008. It was started by the IT Association of Montenegro in 2006 For a future Montenegrin Wikipedia . As of late 2008, it is nonfunctional. It used the MediaWiki software, running at version 1.6.8, and did not carry advertising.

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List of Wikipedia controversies

Since the launch of Wikipedia in January 2001, a number of controversies have occurred. Wikipedia’s open nature in qui anyone can edit MOST items, Has led to various Concerns, Such As the quality of writing, the amount of vandalism , and the accuracy of information on the project. The Wikimedia Foundation (WMF) is a Wikimedia-basedorganization . Common subjects of coverage include Articles Containing false information, public …

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Chicago Options Associates

Chicago Options Associates (COA) is a finance company in Chicago , Illinois which specializes in trading options and futures contracts . It was founded in 1987 by Oliver RW Pergams and Michael E. Davis . In 1994 Davis was a chief executive officer , hiring then-graduate student Jimmy Wales as research director; Wales served in this position until 1998.

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The Revolution Wikipedia

The Revolution Wikipedia (French: The Wikipedia Revolution ), published in France in 2007, is a multi-authored study of Wikipedia focusing on the online encyclopedia’s reliability and its likely influence on printed reference books. Special attention is given to the French Wikipedia . The preface is contributed by Pierre Assouline , Wikipedia. [1]

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Print Wikipedia

Print Wikipedia is an art project by Michael Mandiberg that is printed 106 of the 7,473 volumes of Wikipedia as it existed on April 7, 2015 and also included wallpaper displaying 1,980 additional volumes. [1] [2] A 36-volume index of all the 7.5 million contributors to English Wikipedia is also part of the project. The table of contents takes up 91 700-page volumes. [3] The printed …

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The War War: A Historiography of Wikipedia

The Iraq War: A Historiography of Wikipedia Changelogs is a 12-volume set of printed books that shows every change made to the English Wikipedia article on the Iraq Warfrom December 2004 to November 2009 and represents 12,000 changes in 7,000 printed pages. The books are an artistic visualization of the changes made to a particular article at Wikipedia. Only one copy …

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The Innovators (book)

The Innovators: How a Group of Hackers, Geniuses, and Geeks Created the Digital Revolution is an overview of the history of computer science and the Digital Revolution . It was written by Walter Isaacson , and published in 2014 by Simon & Schuster .

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How Wikipedia Works

How Wikipedia Works is a 2009 book by Phoebe Ayers, Charles Matthews, and Ben Yates. It is a how-to reference for using and Contributing to the Wikipediaencyclopedia, targeted at “students, professors, and everyday experts and fans”. It offers specific sections for teachers, users, and researchers. [1]

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The Culture of Connectivity

The Culture of Connectivity: A Critical History of Social Media is a book by José van Dijck published in Oxford University Press in 2013 on social media platforms and their history. [1] The author critically considers the histories of five social media platforms: Facebook , Twitter , Flickr , YouTube and Wikipedia . Van Dijck’s approach is based on the principle of social media.

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The Cult of the Amateur

The Cult of the Amateur: How the Internet Is Killing Our Culture ( ISBN 0385520808 ) is a 2007 book written by entrepreneur and Internet critic Andrew Keen . Published by Currency , Keen’s first book is a review of the enthusiasm surrounding user generated content , peer production , and other Web 2.0 -related phenomena. [1]

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The Truth According to Wikipedia

The Truth According To Wikipedia , aussi Referred to as Wiki’s Truth ( Dutch : Wiki’s Waarheid ) is a Dutch documentary about Wikipedia directed by Ijsbrand van Veelen. It was screened at The Next Web Conference in Amsterdam on April 4, 2008 and broadcast by the Dutch documentary series Backlight ( Dutch : Tegenlicht ) onNederland 2 on 7 April 2008. It was subsequently made available through American Public Television .

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Stupidedia

Stupidedia (from Stupid and encyclop edia ) is a German-language wiki featuring satirically themed and humorous items. [1] [2] Stupidedia is the largest German-language wiki of this kind, with over 22,412 articles as of March 2014 . It uses MediaWiki software, like many other wikis. Some articles of celebrities which are considered overly offensive, such as their article on Heino or Bushido , have been blocked. [3]

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Missing Links and Secret Histories

Missing Links and Secret Stories: A Selection of Wikipedia Entries from Across the Known Multiverse is a collection of short stories in the form of fictitious Wikipedia entries. The speculative fiction anthology was edited by L. Timmel Duchamp . [1] The collection was published by Aqueduct Press , which issued a call for materials in 2011 asking writers to create “wikipedia-page-style entries”. [2] [3]

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The Frikipedia

La Frikipedia was a Spanish-language parody of Wikipedia . Frikipedia can be translated into English as The Geekpedia or The Freakypedia , since the title comes from the anglicism freak . It is also called “the extremely serious encyclopedia” or the “useless encyclopedia” . It currently has more than 8,000 items. The Frikipedia is under the GNU Free Documentation License . In early 2006, the head of the Frikipedia decided to close the site after a …

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Encyclopedia Dramatica

Encyclopedia Dramatica (often abbreviated ED[3] and æ) is a satirical website, consisting of a wiki that uses MediaWiki software.[4] Launched on December 10, 2004, it lampoons encyclopedia topics and current events, especially those related or relevant to contemporary Internet culture. It often serves as a repository of information and a means of discussion for the internet subculture known as Anonymous.[5] This not safe/suitable for work (NSFW) internet site celebrates a subversive “trolling culture”,[6]and documents Internet memes, culture, and events, such as …

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Comedy 23/6

Huffington Post Comedy 23/6 [1] [2] Published by Arianna Huffington and edited by Daily Show Show Huffington Post Comedy 23/6 is a satirical news and opinionwebsite developed by Barry Diller ‘s IAC / InterActiveCorp and The Huffington Post , launched on November 9,Writer Jason Reich , the site features daily news coverage, original video, and a group blog known as “The Room.”

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Bigipedia

Bigipedia is a comedy sketch show broadcast is BBC Radio 4 That first aired entre 23 July and 13 August 2009. A second series of episodes Began oven is 12 July 2011.[1] The show’s storyline revolves around “Bigipedia” fictional website has broadcast On radio and parody of Wikipedia , the online encyclopedia . The series mocks Wikipedia and other aspects of the Internet. [2] The BBC Press Office describes …

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ZIM (file format)

The ZIM file format is an open file format that stores wiki content for offline usage.[1] Its primary focus is on the contents of Wikipedia and other Wikimedia projects. The format allows for the compression of articles using LZMA2 as implemented by the xz-utils library, features a full-text search index and native category and image handling similar to MediaWiki. Unlike the native Wikipedia XML database dumps, the entire file is easily indexable and readable using a program …

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Wikiracing

Wikiracing is a game using the online encyclopedia Wikipedia qui Focuses is traversing links from one page to Reviews another. [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] It has Many different variations and names, Including The Wikipedia Game , Wikipedia Maze , Wikispeedia , Wikiwars , Wikipedia Ball, and Litner Ball . [6] External websites have been created to facilitate the game. [7]

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Wikipedian in residence

A Wikipedian in residence or wikimedian in residence ( WiR ) is a Wikipedia editor, a Wikipedian (gold wikimedian) Who Accepts a placement with an institution Typically an art gallery, library, archive or museum ( GLAM ), or Institute of Higher Education ( Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia ) Wikipedia entries related to the institution of the institution and the Wikimedia community. Wikipedia-related Wikipedia-related Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

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Wikipedia Zero

Wikipedia Zero is a project by the Wikimedia Foundation to Provide Wikipedia free of charge mobile phones is via zero-rating , PARTICULARLY in Developing Markets . [1] [2] The program was launched in 2012, [3] and won a 2013 SXSW Interactive Award for activism. [4] The objective of the program is to increase access to free knowledge. With 68 operators in over 52 countries, it is estimated over 309 million people have access to …

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Wikipedia Monument

The Wikipedia Monument ( Polish : Pomnik Wikipedii ), located in Słubice , Poland , is a statue designed by Armenian sculptor Mihran Hakobyan honoringWikipedia contributors . It was unveiled in Frankfurt Square (Plac Frankfurcki) on 22 October 2014 in a ceremony that included representatives of both local Wikimedia chapters and the Wikimedia Foundation .

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Wikipedia for World Heritage

Wikipedia for World Heritage Refers to the efforts put forth to get Wikipedia listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site . The idea Was Originally Proposed to the Wikimedia chapter by the Wikimedia Foundation at the Wikimedia Conference 2011 in Berlin. [1] [2] An online petition was launched at the German Wikipedia on May 23, 2011. [3] The bid is considered to be the first for a digital entity and is …

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Wikipedia administrators

On Wikipedia , the trusted users may be appointed as administrators (also known as admins, sysops , and janitors), [1] : 327 following a successful request for adminship. There are 1,257 administrators on the English Wikipedia [2] (as of July 2017). Administrators have additional technical details compared to other editors.

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WikiNodes

WikiNodes is an app for the Apple iPad built by IDEA.org . [1] WikiNodes was the first tablet app for browsing Wikipedia using a radial tree to visualize how articles and subsections of articles are interrelated. The app displays related items (articles or sections of an article), which spreads on the screen, as a spiderweb of icons. [2]

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WikiConference North America

WikiConference North America , formerly known as WikiConference USA , is an annual conference organized by the Wikimedia community in North America . The first two events were held at New York Law School and Washington, DC’s National Archives Building in 2014 and 2015, respectively. The third annual conference and Most recent, rebranded WikiConference North America, Was Held at San Diego ‘s Central Public Library During October 7-10, 2016, with a pre-conference …

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Wiki-constitutionalism

Wiki-constitutionalism is a neologism cornered by political analyst Daniel Lansberg-Rodriguez in a 2010 article for The New Republic . The term describes the phenomenon in which national governments, particularly inLatin America , rewrite their constitutions completely every few years, a habit which Lansberg-Rodriguez argues usually leads to overly strengthened executives as other branches of government will lack the institutional legitimacy, memory, Relationships, and mandate …

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QRpedia

QRpedia is a mobile web based system that uses QR codes to deliver Wikipedia articles to users, in their preferred language. [1] [2] [3] QR codes can be generated to Easily link directly to Any Uniform Resource Identifier (URI), the goal QRpedia system adds further Top functionality. It is owned and operated by a subsidiary of Wikimedia UK (WMUK).

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PediaPress

PediaPress GmbH is a software development and print-on-demand company located in Mainz , Germany. The company is a 100-percent subsidiary of Brainbot Technologies AG. [1] As of October 2014 its website has a Catalog page listing a selection of Featured Books from our Catalog edited by Wikipedians and other users. [2]Over 4,000 books are listed in Category: Wikipedia books (community books) .

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Papat Limpad 2012

Papat Limpad 2012 (English: Four Champions) is a Javanese Language Wikipedia Revitalization Project conducted in the year 2012-2013. [1] Papat Limpad 2012 is a follow-up project to revitalize Javanese Wikipedia . Learning from the best practices and lessons learned in a previous project called Papat Limpad , Wikimedia Indonesia designed a combined systematic effort to do outreach with writing classes and writing drives in the …

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Papat Limpad

Papat Limpad is a seven-month writing competition in the Javanese-language Wikipedia. [1] The purpose of this competition is to revitalize the “barely alive” Javanese-language Wikipedia. [2] Javanese Wikipedia started in January 2003 Began to-have a larger number of regular contributors in mid-2006, and Began to see icts golden era for seven years in 2008. HOWEVER, the activity Decreased and returned to …

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Magna Carta (An Embroidery)

Magna Carta (An Embroidery) is a 2015 work by English installation artist Cornelia Parker . [1] The artwork is an embroidered representation of the complete text and images of an online encyclopedia article for Magna Carta , as it appeared in English Wikipedia on 15 June 2014 , the 799th anniversary of the document. [1]

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Listen to Wikipedia

Listen to Wikipedia , Also Known As L2W , is a multimedia visualizer developed by Mahmoud Hashemi and Stephen LaPorte, qui Translates recent Wikipedia edits into a display of visuals and sounds. The open source software application creates a real-time statistical graphic with sound from contributions to Wikipedia from around the world. To Accomplish this, L2W uses the graphics library d3.js . [1]

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Latvian Wikipedia Marathon

Latvian Wikipedia Marathon ( Latvian : Latvijas Vikipēdijas maratons ) is a project That Brings together the Latvian Wikipedia community with Several private partners in joined efforts with the aim of Expanding the Latvian Wikipedia to activate the usability of the Latvian language in the learning process, cognition and Research work. The marathon opened on 11 March 2015. The project aims to expand the Latvian …

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English Wikipedia

The English Wikipedia is the English-language edition of the free online encyclopedia Wikipedia. Founded on 15 January 2001, it is the first edition of Wikipedia and, as of June 2017, has the most articles of any of the editions.[2] As of July 2017, 12% of articles in all Wikipedias belong to the English-language edition. This share has gradually declined from more than 50 …

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Deletionism and inclusionism in Wikipedia

Deletionism and inclusionism are opposing philosophies that widely developed and came to public notice within the context of the community of editors of the online encyclopedia Wikipedia . The terms are connected to views on the Appropriate scope of the encyclopedia, and the Appropriate points for a topic to be allowed to “include” an encyclopedia article (ie, “inclusion”) or “delete” the item …

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Wikipedia in culture

References to Wikipedia in Culture -have Increased as more people learn about and use the online encyclopedia project. Many parody Wikipedia’s openness, with characters vandalising or modifying articles. Still others as a source, or positively comparing a character’s intelligence to Wikipedia. Also, the encyclopedia many times is not used as an encyclopedia at all, but instead serves more as a character trait or even as …

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Chinese Wikipedia

The Chinese Wikipedia ( traditional Chinese : 中文維基百科 ; simplified Chinese : 中文维基百科 ; pinyin : Zhōngwén weiji Bǎikē ) is the (Standard) Chinese languageedition of Wikipedia . It is run by the Wikimedia Foundation . Started on 11 May 2001, [1] the Chinese Wikipedia currently has about 952,000 articles and about 2,395,000 registered users, of which 82 have administrative privileges.

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Censorship of Wikipedia

Censorship of Wikipedia has occurred in Several countries, Including China, France, Iran, Pakistan, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkey, [1] the United Kingdom and Uzbekistan. Some instances are examples of widespread internet censorship in general that includes Wikipedia content. Others are indicative of measures to prevent the viewing of specific offensive offensive content.

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VisualEditor

VisualEditor ( VE ) is a project to provide a “visual” or ” WYSIWYG -like” online as a MediaWiki extension to Wikipedia . It was developed by the Wikimedia Foundation in partnership with Wikia . [2] In July 2013 the beta was enabled by default, with the ability to opt-out , for Mediawiki.org and several of the Wikipedias. [3] [4]

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Vandalism on Wikipedia

On Wikipedia , vandalism is the act of editing the project in a malicious manner that is intentionally disruptive . Vandalism includes the addition, removal, or other modification of the text or other material that is either humorous, nonsensical, hoax , or that is an offensive, humiliating, or otherwise degrading nature.

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infobox

An infobox is a template used to collect and present a subset of information about its subject, such as a document . It is a structured document containing a set of attribute-value pairs , [1] and in Wikipedia represents a summary of information about the subject of an article . [2] In this way, they are comparable to data tables in some aspects. When it comes to the larger document it is an infobox that is often …

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Kiwix

Kiwix is a free and open-source offline web browser created by Emmanuel Engelhart and Renaud Gaudin in 2007. [3] It was first lancé to allow offline access to Wikipedia , HAS goal since expanded to include other projects from the Wikimedia Foundation as well as Public domain texts from the Gutenberg Project . Available in more than 100 languages, Kiwix has been included in several high-profile projects, from smuggling …

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Art + Feminism

Art and Feminism (stylized as Art + Feminism ) is an annual worldwide editorial-a-thon to Wikipedia about female artists. The project, founded by Siân Evans, Jacqueline Mabey, Michael Mandiberg , and Laurel Ptak, [1] has-been Described as “a massive multinational force proper to a persistent bias in Wikipedia, qui est disproportionately written by and about men.” [2]

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Amarapedia

Amarapedia is a collaborative project linking the district of Amara in Donostia-San Sebastián and the on-line encyclopedia Wikipedia, which is focused on the facilities of local information system, covering subjects such as places, buildings, facilities, and streets. [1] Amarapedia is inspired by the Welsh experience of Monmouthpedia and it aims to be a pilot project to be used as a future project …

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Academic studies about Wikipedia

Ever since Wikipedia Was A Few years old, there-have-been Numerous academic studies about Wikipedia in peer-reviewed publications. This research can be grouped into two categories. The first analyzed the production and reliability of the encyclopedia content, while the second investigated social aspects, such as use and administration. Such studies are greatly facilitated by the fact that Wikipedia ‘s database can be downloaded without help …

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The Signpost

The Signpost (formerly The Wikipedia Signpost [2] ) is the English Wikipedia ‘s newspaper. [3] [4] [5] Managed by the Wikipedia community , it is published online with contributions from Wikipedia editors. [1] Wikipedia and related Wikipedia, including Arbitration Committee rulings, [6] Wikimedia Foundationissues, [7] and other Wikipedia-related projects . [8]

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Reliability of Wikipedia

The reliability of Wikipedia (predominantly of the English-language edition ), compared to other encyclopedias and more specialized sources, has been assessed in many ways, including statistically , through comparative review, analysis of the historical patterns, and strengths and weaknesses inherent in the Editing process unique to Wikipedia. [1] Recent incidents of conflicted editing, and the use of Wikipedia for ‘revenge editing’ (inserting false, defamatory or …

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Health information on Wikipedia

The online encyclopedia Wikipedia has, since the late 2000s, served as a popular source for health information for both laypersons and, in many cases, health care practitioners. Health-related articles are Wikipedia are popularly accessed as results from search engines , qui frequently deliver links to Wikipedia items. [1] Independent assessments-have-been made of the number and demographics of people Who seek health information is Wikipedia , the …

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FemTechNet

FemTechNet is a feminist network of scholars, artists, and activists. As of September 2016, FemTechNet has been decentralized, horizontally-organized collective. Projects Focused on the network HAS include a Critical Race and Ethnic Studies (CRES) working group of instructors and distributed, open, collaborative races (DCCO Instructors), a multi-campus initiative That marshals technological connectivity to build collaborative feminist races. FemTechNet has also devoted effort and developed resources …

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274301 Wikipedia

274301 Wikipedia ( / ˌ w ɪ k i p i d i ə / WIK -i- PEE -Dee-ə ), provisional designation 2008 QH 24 , is an asteroid orbiting in the inner area of the asteroid belt , Approximately 1.3 kilometers ( 0.81 mi) in diameter. It was discovered on 25 August 2008 by astronomers at the Andrushivka Astronomical Observatory in Northern Ukraine. [2] The asteroid was named after the online encyclopedia Wikipedia in January 2013. [1]

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2017 block of Wikipedia in Turkey

On 29 April 2017, Turkish autorités blocked online access to Wikipedia in all languages across Turkey . [1] [2] The restrictions Were Imposed by Turkish Law No. 5651 , [3] due to the Article is state-sponsored terrorism , Turkey Where Was Described as a sponsor country for ISIS and Al Qaeda , qui Turkish courts have viewed A public manipulation on mass media . Despite multiple requests by the Turkish Information and Communication Technologies Authority , Wikipedia refused to …

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Outline of Wikipedia

Wikipedia – a free, web-based, collaborative and multilingual encyclopedia project supported by the non-profit Wikimedia Foundation. Its more than 20 million articles (over 5.44 million in English) have been written collaboratively by volunteers around the world. Almost all of its articles can be edited by anyone with access to the site,[1] and it has about 100,000 regularly active contributors.[2]

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Wheelmap.org

Wheelmap.org is an online, worldwide map for finding and marking wheelchair accessible places, developed by the German nonprofit organization Sozialhelden eVAnyone can find and add to a simple traffic light system. The map, which is based on OpenStreetMap , was created in 2010 by a team around social entrepreneur Raul Krauthausen to help people who use wheelchairs or wheeled walkers to plan their days more easily. Parents …

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Vector tiles

Vector tiles , tiled vectors or vectiles [1] are packets of geographic data, packaged into pre-defined roughly-shaped shaped “tiles” for transfer over the web. This is an emerging method for delivering styled web maps , combining certain benefits of pre-rendered raster map tiles with vector map data. As with the widely used raster tiles web maps , map data is requested by a client as a set of “tiles”. Unlike …

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Ushahidi

Ushahidi, Inc. is a non-profit software company That Develops free and open source software ( LGPL ) for information collection, visualization and interactive mapping. Ushahidi ( Swahili for “testimony”, closely related to shahidi which means “witness”) created a website [2] in the aftermath of Kenya’s disputed 2007 presidential electionthat received eyewitness reports of violence reported by email and text Google Maps map. [3]

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OsmAnd

OsmAnd [ pronunciation? ] (OpenStreetMap Automated Navigation Directions) Android and iOS . [3] It uses the OpenStreetMap (OSM) map database for its primary displays, but is an independent app and not endorsed by the OpenStreetMap Foundation . It is available in Both free and a paid version, the lathing unlocks the download limit for offline maps, and Provides Access to Wikipedia POIs and Their description from dans le app. The software is licensed …

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Open Source Routing Machine

The Open Source Routing Machine or OSRM is a C ++ implementation of a high-performance routing engine for shortest paths in road networks . Licensed under the permissive 2-clause BSD license, OSRM is a free network service. OSRM supports Linux, FreeBSD, Windows, and Mac OS X platform.

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Missing Maps

Missing Maps is a humanitarian project that pre-emptively maps out the world’s disaster-prone populations. [1] It was founded in November 2014 by the American Red Cross , British Red Cross , Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team , and Doctors Without Borders / Doctors Without Borders and have so far in South Sudan , the Democratic Republic Of the Congo , and the Central African Republic . [2]

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Marble (software)

Marble is a virtual globe which allows the user to choose between the Earth, the Moon, Venus, Mars and other planets to display as a 3-D model. It is free softwareunder the terms of the GNU LGPL , developed by KDE for use on personal computers and smart phones . [1] It is written in C ++ and uses Qt . Marble is intended to be very flexible; Beyond its cross-platform design, the …

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mapnik

Mapnik is an open source mapping toolkit for desktop-and server-based rendering , written in C ++ . Artem Pavlenko, the original developer of Mapnik, set out with the explicit goal of Creating beautiful maps [2] by Employing the sub-pixel anti-aliasing of the Anti-Grain Geometry (AGG) library. Mapnik now also has a Cairo rendering backend. XML parsing, Mapnik utilizes the Boost C ++ libraries for handling common software tasks such as memory management, file system access, regular expressions, and …

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Edit-a-thon

An edit-a-thon (sometimes written editathon ) is an organized event where editors of online communities such as Wikipedia , OpenStreetMap , and LocalWiki edit and improve a specific topic or type of content, typically including basic editing training for new editors. They often involve meetups, but can be distributed as well. The word is a portmanteauof “edit” and ” marathon “.

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CycleStreets

CycleStreets is not-for-profit United Kingdom organisation that provides a free-to-use national cycle journey planner for the United Kingdom. The planner uses OpenStreetMap data for routing, Shuttle Radar Topography Mission for height data and official post code data. It was launched in March 2009 and by January 2010 had planned 100,000 journeys. As of August 2015 the site has planned over 45 million itineraries. …

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OpenStreetMap

OpenStreetMap ( OSM ) is a collaborative project to create a free editable map of the world. The creation and growth of OSM has been motivated by restrictions on the use of satellite navigation devices. [6] OSM is considered a prominent example of volunteered geographic information .

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Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

The Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential is published by the Union of International Associations (UIA). It is available online since 2000, [1] and was previously available as a CD-ROM and as a three-volume book. [2] The online Encyclopedia is currently in a redevelopment phase. [3]

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WikiPilipinas

WikiPilipinas (formerly known as Wikipiniana ) is an online , free happy website qui Bills Itself as a combination “non-academic encyclopedia “, web portals , directory and almanac for Philippine -based knowledge. Like Wikipedia , it contains various articles on Philippine-related topics. Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Wikipedia has articles on : Unlike Wikipedia. The service for example, promotes the concept of original research and eschews the larger encyclopedia ‘

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WikiLosRíos

WikiLosRios is a Spanish-language wiki -based Web encyclopedia project about Los Ríos Region in Chile . The scope of WikiLosRios is limited to subjects related to Los Ríos Region . WikiLosRios has twice organized an article contest among secondary school students called “Construyendo Región” (Building a region). [2] The last contest Was Won by a student from Panguipulli with the article “Sendero del Jabalí” (Path of the Wildboar). [3] In 2008 Jimmy Wales puts the coordinators …

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Uncyclopedia

Uncyclopedia is a satirical website that parodies Wikipedia . Its logo, a hollow ” puzzle potato”, parodies Wikipedia’s globe puzzle logo , [2] and it styles itself “the content-free encyclopedia”, parodying Wikipedia’s slogan of “the free encyclopedia”. Founded in 2005 [3] as an English-language wiki , the project spans over 75 languages. The English version has approximately 30,000 pages of content, second only to the Portuguese. [4] [5]

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Ulitzer

Ulitzer is an online media site that has been described by The Register as attempting to be a “wikipedia-killer”.[1] According to The Register the site claims to have one million original articles, submitted by 6,000 authors but many of those authors never agreed to contribute. Among the individuals Ulitzer claimed had contributed original articles are; Bill Joy, Bob Balaban, Brad Templeton, Bruce Campbell, Bruce Perens, Christopher Lambert, David …

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Store norske leksikon

Store norske leksikon , abbreviated SNL , is a Norwegian language ( bokmål ) encyclopedia . The SNL was created in 1978 when the two publishing houses Aschehoug andGyldendal merged their encyclopedias and created the company Kunnskapsforlaget . [1] The name translates into English as Great Norwegian encyclopedia . Up until 1978 the two publishing houses of Aschehoug and Gyldendal , Norway’s two largest, Had published Aschehougs konversasjonsleksikon  ( no ) and Gyldendals konversasjonsleksikon  (no ) , respectively. The respective first editions were published in 1907-1913 (Aschehoug) and 1933-1934 (Gyldendal).

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Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy

The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy ( SEP ) combines an online encyclopedia of philosophy with peer reviewed papers in philosophy, freely accessible to Internet users.It is maintained by Stanford University . Each entry is written and maintained by an expert in the field, including professors from many academic institutions worldwide. Authors contributing to the encyclopedia give Stanford University the permission to publish the articles, but retain the copyright to those articles. [1]

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Sahapedia

Sahapedia is an open knowledge online multimedia resource [i] on the arts, cultures and histories of India (and Broadly, South Asia) based on Both curated and crowd-sourced happy. ‘Saha’ (Sanskrit for ‘together with’) is an invitation to explore together the richness of the cultural landscape. On the Sahapedia portal people can read articles, watch videos, listen to interviews, and browse …

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Rangjung Yeshe Wiki

The Rangjung Yeshe Wiki is a Wiki community Established in 2005 focussing on building a Tibetan-English Dictionary, glossaries of Buddhist terminology, biographies of Buddhist teachers, data is significant Tibetan Buddhist literary works and collections, and Developing resources Useful for the “community of lotsawas “Involved in translating Buddhist texts from Classical Tibetan to English and other European Languages. [1] The original glad …

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Qwiki

Qwiki was a New York City based startup automated video production company. Qwiki released an iPhone app that automatically turns the pictures and videos from a user’s camera into movies to share. The company’s initial product, an iPad application that has created video summaries of over 3 million search terms, was downloaded more than 3 million times and named by Apple as the best “Search and Reference” application …

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PlanetPhysics

PlanetPhysics is a virtual community [1] [2] with Several websites [3] supported by a non-profit organization registered in the USA [4] in an open science , open data , peer-to-peer review method [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10] [11] [12] [13] [14] as well as physically and related mathematics , Logical, computational and mathematical physics concepts.[15] [16] [17] [18] [19] [20]

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PlanetMath

PlanetMath is a free , collaborative, online mathematics encyclopedia . The emphasis is on rigor, openness, pedagogy , real-time content, interlinked content, and also community of about 24,000 people with various maths interests. Intended to be comprehensive, the project is currently hosted by the University of Waterloo . The site is owned by a US-based nonprofit corporation, “PlanetMath.org, Ltd.”. [1]

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PCGamingWiki

The PCGamingWiki is a collaboratively edited , free Internet encyclopedia focused on collecting game behavior data to optimize gameplay and fixing issues found in PCvideo games . Intended fixes and optimizations range from simple cutscene removals to modifications that allow for wide-screen resolutions and more. The wiki runs on MediaWiki software and was created by Andrew Tsai. [3] The site was founded on February 9, 2012. As of March …

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Nupedia

Nupedia was an English-language Web-based encyclopedia that was written by volunteer contributors with appropriate subject matter expertise, reviewed by expert editors before publication and licensed as free content . It was founded by Jimmy Wales and underwritten by Bomis , with Larry Sanger as editor-in-chief. Nupedia Lasted from October 1999 [1] [2] up to September 2003. It is mostly Known now as the predecessor of Wikipedia , Nupedia goal Had a seven-step approval process …

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MNopedia

MNopedia is a free English-language encyclopedia project from the Minnesota Historical Society . Funded through a Legacy Amendment Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund , it is the first online encyclopedia about Minnesota . [2] The website online cam on August 15, 2011 with initial funding of $ 215,000 for 2010 and 2011. [3] Many of the items produced by the encyclopedia are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License you are Reviews …

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Marefa

Marefa (in Arabic : المعرفة ; literally “knowledge”) is a not-for-profit online encyclopedia project that uses the wiki system to provide a free Arabic encyclopedia similar to Wikipedia . It was set up by Nayel Shafei on February 16, 2007. [2] [3] Sister projects include Manuscript documentation, Sources, Collaborative books, forums, Blogsphere, E-mail accounts, Video / Audio library.

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Lostpedia

Lostpedia is a wiki- powered online encyclopedia of information regarding the American television drama Lost . Launched on September 22, 2005 by Kevin Croy, [2] the site uses MediaWiki software to maintain a user-created database of information. The site’s content is under a Creative Commons license (by-nc-nd), which means that it is available to the public, but can not be used for commercial purposes and should not be modified by …

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The Frikipedia

La Frikipedia was a Spanish-language parody of Wikipedia . Frikipedia can be translated into English as The Geekpedia or The Freakypedia , since the title comes from the anglicism freak . It is also called “the extremely serious encyclopedia” or the “useless encyclopedia” . It currently has more than 8,000 items. The Frikipedia is under the GNU Free Documentation License . In early 2006, the head of the Frikipedia decided to close the site after a …

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