Wikimedia

My life as an autistic Wikipedian

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My life as an autistic Wikipedian

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Two years ago, I discovered that I was on the autism spectrum. As I learned more about myself and the way my brain worked, I started to look at past experiences through the lens of this newly-found aspect. In this essay, I share some of what I’ve learned along the way about my successes, my failures, and many things that confused me in the past, notably in my experiences in the Wikimedia movement.

VisualEditor research & analysis    report underway

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VisualEditor research & analysis    report underway

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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.

Wikipedia history infographic    report underway

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Wikipedia history infographic    report underway

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An experiment in wikiarchaeology, during which I attempted to provide a high-level view of the history of Wikipedia and its community.