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Why the world needs Wikipedia... ...and Wikipedia needs you! Presentation at FISL12 Barry Newstead, Chief Global Developme...
Wikimania Wikibooks Meta-wiki Wikiquote Wikispecies Media-wiki Wikimedia Incubator Wikiversity Wiktionary Wikinews Wikisou...
VISÃO ` Um mundo em que cada ser humano tenha livre acesso à soma de todo conhecimento.  CCBYSA3.0  by Nicolas Goldberg
Monthly unique visitors 400,000,000 Articles available 18,000,000+ Photo and A/V Media files available 6,000,000+ Contribu...
Why the world needs Wikipedia...
Serious about seeking truth in a world where truth isn't always a priority By AxelBoldt at en.wikipedia Later versions wer...
A neutral point of view By Rudolf Bruner-Dvořák (1864 - 1921) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
Free as in  beer... By Gonzalo Rivero (Own work) [GFDL (www.gnu.org/copyleft/fdl.html) or CC-BY-SA-3.0 (www.creativecommon...
Beacon for freedom (as in speech) on the web By Lilian Wagdy (DSC_9245  Uploaded by The Egyptian Liberal) [CC-BY-2.0 (www....
Knowledge is power! By Masae (Own work) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
Why Wikipedia needs you...
Wikipedia works because of people like you  by Rodrigo Paoletti (Own work) CC-BY, via Flickr
 
Video: Nice people
 
A true  FLOSS project...  built by volunteer   hackers By Andrew Lih (Own work) 2005-08-03 CC-BY-SA-2.0, via Wikimedia Com...
Help maximize the performance of  the #5 site on the web By meta:User:Midom (http://flickr.com/photos/midom/2134991985/) [...
Help create a new visual/rich text editor and new features
How about innovating for the  mobile and offline worlds?
Introduce Wikipedia to the world beyond... By Gnangarra (Own work)[see page for license], via Wikimedia Commons
Build community and make friends By Tinucherian (Tinucherian) [GFDL (www.gnu.org/copyleft/fdl.html) or CC-BY-3.0 (www.crea...
<ul>N ã o importa se voc ê  est á  no Brasil... </ul>Catalyze Brazil's Wikipedia community by boooooooorbs, CC-BY-SA 2.0, ...
What to do now...yes you can, right now ;) 1. Click Edit on any Wikipedia article and try it out!  2. Join our dev communi...
<ul>Barry Newstead Wikimedia Foundation [email_address] <li>@bazanews </li></ul><ul>Muito Obrigado! </ul>
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Barry Newstead of the Wikimedia Foundation's Presentation at FISL12 in Porto Alegre, Brazil

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  1. 1. Why the world needs Wikipedia... ...and Wikipedia needs you! Presentation at FISL12 Barry Newstead, Chief Global Development Officer 29 June 2011, Porto Alegre, Brazil WIKIMEDIA FOUNDATION
  2. 2. Wikimania Wikibooks Meta-wiki Wikiquote Wikispecies Media-wiki Wikimedia Incubator Wikiversity Wiktionary Wikinews Wikisource Wikimedia Commons Wikipedia
  3. 3. VISÃO ` Um mundo em que cada ser humano tenha livre acesso à soma de todo conhecimento. CCBYSA3.0 by Nicolas Goldberg
  4. 4. Monthly unique visitors 400,000,000 Articles available 18,000,000+ Photo and A/V Media files available 6,000,000+ Contributors to Wikipedia since inception 1,335,675 Active contributors each month 88,000 Our stats...large community serving humanity
  5. 5. Why the world needs Wikipedia...
  6. 6. Serious about seeking truth in a world where truth isn't always a priority By AxelBoldt at en.wikipedia Later versions were uploaded by AlexOvShaolin at en.wikipedia. [Public domain], from Wikimedia Commons
  7. 7. A neutral point of view By Rudolf Bruner-Dvořák (1864 - 1921) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
  8. 8. Free as in beer... By Gonzalo Rivero (Own work) [GFDL (www.gnu.org/copyleft/fdl.html) or CC-BY-SA-3.0 (www.creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons By Julian Fong (Natural Viagra) [CC-BY-SA-2.0 (www.creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons ...ad-free experience on the web
  9. 9. Beacon for freedom (as in speech) on the web By Lilian Wagdy (DSC_9245 Uploaded by The Egyptian Liberal) [CC-BY-2.0 (www.creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons
  10. 10. Knowledge is power! By Masae (Own work) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
  11. 11. Why Wikipedia needs you...
  12. 12. Wikipedia works because of people like you by Rodrigo Paoletti (Own work) CC-BY, via Flickr
  13. 14. Video: Nice people
  14. 16. A true FLOSS project... built by volunteer hackers By Andrew Lih (Own work) 2005-08-03 CC-BY-SA-2.0, via Wikimedia Commons
  15. 17. Help maximize the performance of the #5 site on the web By meta:User:Midom (http://flickr.com/photos/midom/2134991985/) [CC-BY-2.0 (www.creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons
  16. 18. Help create a new visual/rich text editor and new features
  17. 19. How about innovating for the mobile and offline worlds?
  18. 20. Introduce Wikipedia to the world beyond... By Gnangarra (Own work)[see page for license], via Wikimedia Commons
  19. 21. Build community and make friends By Tinucherian (Tinucherian) [GFDL (www.gnu.org/copyleft/fdl.html) or CC-BY-3.0 (www.creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons
  20. 22. <ul>N ã o importa se voc ê est á no Brasil... </ul>Catalyze Brazil's Wikipedia community by boooooooorbs, CC-BY-SA 2.0, from Flickr <ul>Wikipedia é a prova que voc ê pode fazer acontecer em qualquer lugar. </ul>
  21. 23. What to do now...yes you can, right now ;) 1. Click Edit on any Wikipedia article and try it out! 2. Join our dev community http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Developer_hub 3. File bugs - https://bugzilla.wikimedia.org/ 4. Teach others about Wikipedia http://outreach.wikimedia.org/wiki/Main_Page 5. Work with libraries, archives, museums to free knowledge and improve Wikipedia http://outreach.wikimedia.org/wiki/GLAM 6. Organize a meetup, hack-a-thon, social gathering http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Meetup 7. Innovate!
  22. 24. <ul>Barry Newstead Wikimedia Foundation [email_address] <li>@bazanews </li></ul><ul>Muito Obrigado! </ul>

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