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A few months ago, a new toy was announced, Wikibear. It’s a stuffed teddy bear that is connected by Bluetooth to an app, giving it access to the troves of information on Wikipedia; kind of like a cuddly… 128 more words


Wikipedia: A little knowledge is indeed a dangerous thing

Wikipedia is currently running an advert on it’s site for it’s upcoming “Wikimania 2014” event, at London’s Barbican Centre, promising a five day “conference, festival, meetup, workshop, hackathon, and celebration” of all things Wiki. 123 more words


2014 Abkhazia Presidential election guide

I have created an overview of the upcoming Presidential election in Abkhazia. Not here, but at Wikipedia, where it can be continuously updated and where others can contribute as well. 300 more words


If you wouldn't cite it in a term paper, don't copy from it for pay

I think Wikipedia is great. I could spend all day traipsing through obscure entries learning about this or that. It’s even useful, say when you’re writing about history as I tend to do here from time to time, in a couple of ways. 698 more words

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Wikipedia Finally Embraces Bitcoin!

Wikipedia is one of the holy grails of Bitcoin acceptance. And after months of us badgering them, they finally gave in!

Wikipedia akceptuje dotacje w Bitcoinach

Fundacja Wikimedia ogłosiła, że od dzisiaj do 12 innych metod dotacji dołącza Bitcoin. Po wielu miesiącach starań społeczność Bitcoin osiągnęła duży sukces, jakim jest przekonanie niechętnego dotąd zespołu Wikipedii do akceptacji BTC. 76 more words


Wikipedia Now Accepts Bitcoin Donations With Coinbase

Wikipedia, the decentralized community-powered encyclopedia, is now accepting donations in bitcoin, the decentralized community-powered cryptocurrency. The Wikimedia Foundation partnered with Coinbase to process the donations. 241 more words