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Blog Entry Celebrating the 13th anniversary of Kannada Wikipedia
by Subhashish Panigrahi published Apr 19, 2016 last modified May 23, 2016 09:08 AM — filed under: , , , ,
The Kannada-language Wikipedia, arguably the largest online encyclopedia in Kannada language, celebrated its 13th anniversary on February 14, 2016 in Mangalore.
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Blog Entry Digital native: Control A, Backspace
by Nishant Shah published Jun 05, 2016 last modified Jun 05, 2016 02:25 AM — filed under: , ,
The rewriting of textbooks should not be compared to the collaborations on Wikipedia, which only goes by evidence.
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Blog Entry Beyond Editor Count: Assessing Quality on Wikipedia
by Tejaswini Niranjana published Jun 12, 2016 — filed under: , , ,
Since Wikipedia is considered as the go-to source for different kinds of knowledge by anyone starting off in a particular field of study, and since Indian languages (IL) are often the default languages of the classroom in India, strengthening the quality of the material available on IL Wikipedias is certain to have widespread tangible and intangible impact.
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Wikipedia edit-a-thon at TEDSummit 2016, Banff, Canada
by Abhinav Garule published Jun 13, 2016 last modified Jun 13, 2016 06:44 AM — filed under: , , ,
The TEDSummit 2016, an annual conference of the TED community, is taking place during June 26-30, 2016 at Banff, Canada. Wikimedians Netha Hussain, Ayyappadas along with Abhinav Garule, Programme Associate, CIS-A2K will be conducting a 90-minute long workshop to educate the participants through Wikipedia's guidelines and help them write their first articles.
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Blog Entry Open source effort gives indigenous language an official typeface
by Subhashish Panigrahi published Jul 09, 2016 last modified Aug 03, 2016 02:00 AM — filed under: , , , ,
Santali, an aboriginal South Asian language, has a brand new freely licensed font and set of cross-platform open source input tools on the way.
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Blog Entry Community celebrates birthday of Odia Wikipedia and Odia Wiktionary
by Subhashish Panigrahi published Jul 09, 2016 last modified Jul 09, 2016 03:25 AM — filed under: , , ,
This June, Odia Wikipedia turned 14 and Odia Wiktionary turned 11. Odia Wikimedia community member Chinmayee Mishra, CIS-A2K Programme Associate Sailesh Patnaik and I co-authored this blog in the Wikimedia Blog. The blog chronicles several major activities of the community and features quotes from many old and new community members.
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