In 2015, I supported the VisualEditor team with research and analyses, notably by performing a weekly qualitative review of edits made with VisualEditor, and by analyzing the most cited domains in Wikipedia references.
Every week, tech ambassadors assemble, simplify and translate “Tech News,” a curated newsletter then delivered to hundreds of subscribers across wikis. But how exactly did this start, how does it work behind the scenes, and how does it fit within our efforts to bring developers and users closer together?
Fumseck is a responsive, mobile-first theme for WordPress that I built specifically for this site. It’s based on the Solarized color scheme and the Latin Modern font family.
If you’ve ever wanted to be kept informed of technical changes likely to impact your Wikimedia experience, you’ll want to subscribe to Tech News, a weekly newsletter than can be delivered directly to your talk page.
A new video player has been enabled on Wikipedia and its sister sites, and it comes with the promise of bringing free educational videos to more people, on more devices, in more languages.
An experiment in wikiarchaeology, during which I attempted to provide a high-level view of the history of Wikipedia and its community.
The second volume of the Architecture of Open-Source Applications book, which includes a chapter on MediaWiki, is now available online and on lulu.com.
Wikimedia engineers are putting the final touches to the latest version of MediaWiki, the software that powers Wikipedia and its sister sites. This version, labeled “1.19wmf1″, will be deployed to Wikimedia sites in stages, starting next week.
I contributed a chapter on User Experience to the Open Advice book, a collection of essays, stories and lessons learned by members of the Free Software community, edited by Lydia Pintscher.
The Open Advice book, a collection of essays, stories and lessons learned by members of the Free Software community, is out!