Emily Temple-Wood

Emily Temple-Wood (born May 24, 1994 in Chicago, Illinois) [1] is an American Wikipedia editor Who goes by the name of Keilana on the site. She is known for her efforts to counter the effects and causes of gender bias on Wikipedia , especially through the creation of articles about women in science . She was declared a joint recipient of the 2016 Wikipedian of the Year , by Jimmy Wales , …

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Rosie Stephenson-Goodknight

Rosie Stephenson Goodknight , Known is Wikipedia as Rosiestep , is an American healthcare administrator, Noted for her work as a Wikipedia editor Who has created Thousands of new items and for her Attempts to address gender disparity on the website, running a project pour augmenter the And biographies. [3] She was named co- Wikipedian of the Year in 2016.

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Wikipedians of the year

Wikipedian of the Year is an award presented Annually by Wikipedia ‘s founder Jimmy Wales to highlight major achievements for Wikipedia by an individual Wikipedian . The award, established in 2011, is traditionally presented at Wikimania . Recipients have included Rauan Kenzhekhanuly , Rémi Mathis , Ihor Kostenko , Rosie Stephenson-Goodknight and Emily Temple-Wood .

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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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