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Blog Entry Community Digest—Estonians working on a new feedback system for Wikipedia articles
by Subhashish Panigrahi published Feb 27, 2016 — filed under: , , ,
Community digest is a weekly publication on Wikimedia Blog. This week, I have authored a section on the Kannada Wikipedia's 13th anniversary that is being celebrated today. It includes a small section from a longer interview with Kannada Wikipedian Vasanth S.N. The two blogs on creating Odia-language character encoding converters I had written before in the Huffington Post and the DNA are also featured in the digest.
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Blog Entry Looking ahead to the future of the Kannada Wikipedia: Vasanth S.N.
by Subhashish Panigrahi published Feb 29, 2016 — filed under: , ,
Vasanth S.N. has edited the Kannada-langauge Wikipedia since 2006. As part of the WikipediansSpeak series, I caught up with Vasanth to learn about his contributions to the Kannada Wikipedia, which just celebrated its 13th anniversary. In the discussion Vasanth shares his long time involvement in the Wikimedia movement, and what drives him every day to edit Wikipedia and helping other fellow Wikimedians.
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Bodh: a new tool for Wikidata lexicographical data
by Bodhisattwa Mandal published Jun 28, 2021 — filed under: , ,
We are happy to announce that a new tool, named Bodh, has been developed by Jay Prakash, as a CIS-A2K assignment, to add or modify statements for lexemes, senses and forms.
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Blog Entry Christ University Wikipedia Education Program Internship
by Manasa Rao and Ananth Subray published Jul 05, 2017 — filed under: , , , , , , , ,
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Blog Entry Asian Athletics Championships 2017 Edit-a-thon
by Sailesh Patnaik & Jnanaranjan Sahu published Jun 30, 2017 last modified Aug 01, 2017 05:23 AM — filed under: , , , , , ,
Odia Wikipedians, in conjunction with Indian Athletics Federation and Sports and Youth Services collaborated to document the 2017 Asian Athletics Championships. Hundreds of photos were uploaded and new Wikipedia content added to inform the event’s fans.
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Unable to read Odia on your android device? Don’t fret!
by Prasad Krishna published Sep 30, 2015 last modified Dec 15, 2015 08:04 AM — filed under: , ,
If you get only boxes in place of Odia fonts in your Android device then it does not support the language. So you need to install Odia font in your smart phone; one way is to root it, but it’s not without cons.
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Blog Entry WikipediansSpeak: Telugu Language Library Catalog Project Helps Wikipedia Grow
by Subhashish Panigrahi published Oct 11, 2015 last modified Dec 15, 2015 08:06 AM — filed under: , ,
In 2013, the interview project “WikipediansSpeak” was launched in response to observations that many noteworthy Wikimedians were being underrepresented both locally and globally. Not just them personally—their work, and the communities they represent, were also unknown to the Wikimedia community and the outside world.
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Odia gets more space in e-world
by Prasad Krishna published Apr 24, 2016 — filed under: , ,
A survey conducted by the Odia Wikipedia community and the Centre for Internet and Society reveals that the online presence of Odia language is gradually increasing.
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Blog Entry Eight Challenges Indian-Language Wikipedias Need to Overcome
by Subhashish Panigrahi published Apr 30, 2016 last modified Jun 18, 2016 05:09 PM — filed under: ,
Even after a decade of existence, Indian language Wikipedias are not yet known to many Indian language speakers. Wikipedia, the largest available encyclopedia made in the human history, is what it is today because of the hundreds and thousands of volunteer editors.
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Exercise to Correct articles in Tulu Wikipedia begins
by Prasad Krishna published Apr 28, 2016 last modified May 01, 2016 10:37 AM — filed under: , , , ,
It will go on till Saturday at the Ramakrishna pre-university college.
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