Nearly All of Wikipedia Is Written By Just 1 Percent of Its Editors
Researchers found that 77 percent of Wikipedia articles are written by 1 percent of Wikipedia editors, and they think this is probably for the best.
State of Surveillance
Wikipedia’s Switch to HTTPS Has Successfully Fought Government Censorship
Harvard researchers found fewer instances of Wikipedia censorship after the site started encrypting all of its traffic.
Very Fake News
Jimmy Wales' Next Act Is to Fight the Scourge of Fake News
The man behind Wikipedia wants to help fix the news business, if not society itself, from the corrosive effects of fake news. Will his plan work?
Silicon Valhalla: Stockholm Stakes Its Claim on the Future
Artist talks from JR and Doug Aitken, Icona Pop, and rumors of 5G internet blew the doors off of the Brilliant Minds conference Day 1.
Wikimedia Foundation Executive Director Resigns Amid a Community Revolt
Lila Tretikov is out amid concerns the organization wasn't being transparent about its search engine plans.
Wikimedia: We’re Really Really Not Building a Search Engine
The nonprofit that runs Wikipedia says the idea it was competing a Google competitor has been a big misunderstanding.
The Secret Search Engine Tearing Wikipedia Apart
The secrecy surrounding Wikimedia’s search engine goes against the organization’s ethos of radical transparency.
Wikipedia's Co-Founder Is Wikipedia's Most Outspoken Critic
"People that I would say are trolls sort of took over. The inmates started running the asylum."
Jimmy Wales: 'There's Really No Excuse' Not to Use Encryption
Wales addresses security and encryption at London’s IP Expo.
Jimmy Wales to China After Blocking Wikipedia: I Can Outwait You
Why Wikipedia decided to turn on encryption, blocking China's selective censorship.
We Asked Jimmy Wales Why His Social Network Is Better Than Twitter
TPO wants to be a “meaningful” social network.
Wikipedia Founder Launches Charitable Social Network in the US
The People’s Operator aims to fix what’s “wrong with the web.”