We have recently developed WikiNav, an interactive tool to analyze and visualize reader navigation, as part of an Outreachy-internship.
Wikipedia articles are missing images, and Wikipedia images are missing captions. A scientific competition organized by the Research team at the Wikimedia Foundation could help bridge this gap. The WMF is also releasing a large image dataset to help researchers and practitioners build systems for automatic image-text retrieval in the context of Wikipedia.
Wikimedia Cloud Services is planning improvements to the Quarry service.
In June 2021, most user traffic was switched from our primary Virginia datacenter to our secondary one in Texas. This post covers how the swtichover went and the issues that came up.
This is the second part of a three part series on the rollout of single-sign-on (SSO) at the Wikimedia Foundation.
The Wikimania 2021 hackathon will take place on the first day of the remote Wikimania 2021, starting August 13th at 5:00 UTC and lasting for 24 hours.
This post introduces a new service, Database as a service, on Cloud VPS.
Wikimedia’s 2021 Hackathon brought participants from all over the globe together online. This post explored the event and its outcomes.
During Wikimedia’s Mailman3 migration, we discovered and fixed a security issue that would have disclosed the contents of private list archives during the import process. This post explains the issue, how we discovered it and how it was fixed.