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Saturday, March 09, 2013

Wikizine This Week

WMF executive director Sue Gardner interviewed by The Telegraph in Sydney, Australia. Read it at http://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/news/breaking-news/data-plans-unnerving-wikipedia-boss/story-e6freuz0-1226576326861

Highlights from January 2013, including individual grants, a data center migration, and the launch of Wikivoyage, was published at http://blog.wikimedia.org/2013/02/17/wikimedia-highlights-january-2013/

The Wikimedia Foundation has called their lawsuit against Internet Brands a 'victory for Wikivoyage and free knowledge" over the ability to fork Wikitravel. The Signpost has in-depth coverage at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Wikipedia_Signpost/2013-02-18/News_and_notes

Wikimedia is looking for a new member of the Board of Trustees to fill the appointed seat vacated by Matt Halprin. The search is being conducted by an outside agency.

Smartphone photographers: join the WikiCommons mobile uploads testing week, starting on Feb 25 http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Mobile_QA/Commons_uploads

The 2012 Picture of the Year was announced after 3990 votes in Round 2. View all the results at http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Commons:Picture_of_the_Year/2012/Results

Wikimedian Quote
“Wikipedia’s world is a beautiful world. You can see all cultures of the world through the window of a language that you know.” - Doaa Seif of Egypt

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