What’s a wiki?

Poster The term ‘wiki‘ is derived from a Polynesian word meaning ‘quick.’ This is an apt descriptor since changes can be made immediately by editors. For the purposes of Planeta.com, a wiki is a particularly useful platform for collaboration. Wikis allow multiple editors with each step being logged. That said, many of our closest friends …

Wikipedia

Elsewhere on the Web Wikipedia — wikipedia.org — is a dynamic online pioneer in the maturing movements for free knowledge, open access, and crowdsourcing. Planeta.com links to Wikipedia on many pages but what remains confusing are the protocols of adding or not adding a link to one’s website, of adding or not adding information about …

Wiki Loves Monuments

Logo Every September on Wikipedia, Wiki Loves Monuments – wikilovesmonuments.org – is an annual international photo competition where participants capture cultural heritage monuments and upload their photographs to the Wikimedia Commons under a free license for use on Wikipedia and other free knowledge projects. Everyone is welcome to contribute to the project by uploading photos …

Wikipedia Day

Poster Wikipedia Day is January 15. In 2019 Wikipedia turns 18, meaning an entire generation has grown up entirely in the Wikipedia era. Wikipedia was launched January 15, 2001. Embedded Tweets 🎂 Wikipedia is 18 today!All of our children have grown up entirely in the Wikipedia era: https://t.co/i03QckWm1n#WikipediaDay — BBC Radio 4 (@BBCRadio4) January 15, …

Wikipedia Links

Logo Links related to Wikipedia presented in somewhat random fashion: Headlines http://www.vice.com/read/a-wikipedian-told-us-how-wikipedia-stays-reliable-in-the-fake-news-era http://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2016/04/wikipedia-open-access/479364 http://www.avclub.com/article/there-are-surprisingly-few-ads-wikipedias-look-pro-235452 http://www.avclub.com/article/wikipedia-reaches-5-million-articles-entry-about-s-227771 http://www.theguardian.com/technology/2015/sep/15/wikipedia-view-of-the-world-is-still-written-by-the-west http://www.nbcnews.com/news/asian-america/wikipedia-entries-asian-american-art-get-update-edit-thon-n419846 The top-viewed Wikipedia page for every day of 2014 http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2907786/How-Indigenous-Australian-one-Wikipedia-s-pages-year-Site-reveals-entry-popular-eight-days-row-knows-why.html http://www.wired.com/2014/12/web-app-visualizes-wikipedia-starry-galaxy-articles https://blog.wikimedia.org/2014/11/05/50-hours-of-art-the-museo-soumaya-editathon Wikipedia Emerges as Trusted Internet Source for Ebola Information http://www.theguardian.com/technology/2014/jul/25/us-congress-banned-editing-wikipedia-trolling http://chronicle.com/blogs/wiredcampus/academics-continue-flirting-with-a-former-foe-wikipedia/53337 http://www.cnet.com/news/corruption-in-wikiland-paid-pr-scandal-erupts-at-wikipedia The distorted mirror of Wikipedia: a quantitative analysis of Wikipedia coverage of academics http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/09/tech/wikipedia-jimmy-wales-conference …