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Architecture of Open Source Applications: MediaWiki    report underway

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Architecture of Open Source Applications: MediaWiki    report underway

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In 2011, I authored a chapter about the architecture of MediaWiki, the software that powers Wikipedia and its sister sites, for inclusion in the book The Architecture of Open Source Applications, volume 2. The chapter was based on the shared knowledge of MediaWiki developers, and written in collaboration with Sumana Harihareswara.

Technical Communications at Wikimedia    report underway

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Technical Communications at Wikimedia    report underway

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From 2011 to 2014, I managed technical communications at the Wikimedia Foundation. This notably included: assembling, editing and publishing monthly technical reports; authoring and editing technical blog posts; and creating and maintaining tools and processes for project documentation.

Illustrated licensing tutorial for Wikimedia Commons

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Illustrated licensing tutorial for Wikimedia Commons

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Free knowledge is the foundation of all Wikimedia projects: anyone is free to use, modify and redistribute the content for any purpose. But copyright and free licenses are very confusing for new users, especially when they want to contribute pictures and other media files. A new illustrated licensing tutorial will now guide new users through the basics of copyright and free licenses to make their first steps easier.