Tag: wikipedia
most-viewed-wikipedia-2012

So puzzling to me that Facebook was the #1 most viewed Wikipedia article of 2012 in the US. And to top it off, the #4 was One Direction. -_-

Open Source Architecture Manifesto by Carlo Ratti Associati from Dezeen on Vimeo. The Open Source Architecture Manifesto by Carlo Ratti Associati can be seen updated in real-time on a wall installation that uses a robotic arm to physically write out the edits on the Wikipedia page. This was installed at the Adhocracy exhibition during the […]

This is pretty exciting. The Wikimedia Foundation’s Senior Designer Brandon Harris has outlined in a blog post what needs to happen to Wikipedia and its sister sites in the very near future to stay relevant on the web. While it’s still up for debate, he proposes that the network of Wikipedia websites implement an entirely […]

redesigning-wikipedia

We Are New! has taken it upon themselves to solve the problem of Wikipedia’s aging website design and also brings a more cohesive look to the entire Wiki-family with a redesigned logo and new logo motif. Their project page, Wikipedia Redefined, is where you can read up and see their mockups.

over-or-under-toilet-paper-debate

The most surprising thing I learned today is that the Wikipedia entry for the over or under toilet paper debate is longer than that of the Wikipedia entry for the War in Iraq. [via]

state-of-wikipedia

Wikipedia, the online open-source and freely editable encyclopedia, is celebrating its 10th anniversary this month and JESS3 has created this beautiful infographic video (narrated by Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales) to give some general stats about the growth and history of the popular website. It’s incredible to think that 10 years ago, I started using Wikipedia. […]