Here’s a complete lists of the Wikipedia articles updated during this year’s Edit-a-Thon, Black Artists Matter, focused on artists of the African diaspora in the National Museum of Women in the Arts’s collection.
The Interference Archive is organizing a Wikipedia Edit-a-thon to widely disseminate the history explored in its exhibition Resistance Radio: The People’s Airwaves.
For the past five years, a room full of laptop-lugging feminists has staged an “Edit-a-thon” to broaden the Free Encyclopedia.
Wikipedia: The Text Adventure by Kevan Davis turns Wikipedia’s data into a pixelated game that you navigate through typed directions.
Art+Feminism takes over New York City with six Wikipedia edit-a-thons over the next week and a half, including the biggest one at MoMA on March 11.
After the singularity, how will we explain the internet pastime of going down a Wikihole to our cyborg children?
A new data visualization tool called Histography transforms Wikipedia’s entries on historic events into an interactive timeline
CHICAGO — According to Jason Salavon’s “The Master Index (Semaphore),” we are all a little more interested in Kanye West than masturbation.
Imperceptible in the light, only when illuminated by flame in the dark is a 19th-century lithophane image revealed.
When Shulamith Firestone wrote in 1970, “Feminism, when it truly achieves its goals, will crack through the most basic structures of our society,” she couldn’t have predicted she was referring to Wikipedia.
Whether or not you think 2012 was the Year of the GIF, the fact stands pretty certain: the Graphic Interchange Format is all around us. One place where this is readily apparent is Wikipedia, where GIFs are used to illustrate everything from mathematical principles to how to correctly write a Japanese character. And of course, because the internet has only exacerbated our human tendency to collect and list and display things, someone has made a website that cycles through all of the GIFs on Wikipedia.
BERKELEY, California — As more of us can afford the tools historically only available to publishing houses, we have increasingly adopted them to share our stories and thoughts online. The invention of the printing press in the mid-1400s cheapened and quickened the arduous process of writing texts by hand. The cheaper the publishing, the cheaper the books, making information more accessible and creating an economic environment where more people could become publishers, creating an increasingly diverse, cheap, and accessible flow of information to an increasingly wider audience. Before the printing press books were rare and expensive, few possessed them and few could read them. The internet has expanded what the printing press started at an unprecedented degree.