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A series of videos about Wikipedia from the 2006 Wikimania Conference held in Cambridge, MA.


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Report from Wikimania 2006: The Spread of Knowledge

Report from Wikimania 2006: The Spr...

Added over 5 years ago | 00:03:04 | 10917 views

Wikipedians describe how Wikipedia works, clarifying its differences from encyclopedias, and likening it to collaborative sand-castle building.

Report from Wikimania 2006: Where did this come from?

Report from Wikimania 2006: Where d...

Added over 5 years ago | 00:04:33 | 27803 views

An understanding of how wikipedia articles are developed helps when exercising judgment about articles' content. Talk pages and page histories are described.

Report from Wikimania 2006: What is a wiki?

Report from Wikimania 2006: What is...

Added over 5 years ago | 00:01:03 | 33225 views

Ward Cunningham's idea for a new kind of software was sparked during a trip to Hawaii.

Report from Wikimania 2006: Wikipedia is People

Report from Wikimania 2006: Wikiped...

Added over 5 years ago | 00:01:47 | 30381 views

Wikipedians describe Wikipedia as more than just articles. They describe it as a community working on a collaborative project.

Report from Wikimania 2006: The Wikipedia Game

Report from Wikimania 2006: The Wik...

Added over 5 years ago | 00:01:20 | 8955 views

Wikipedian Kevin Driscoll shares a fun game used to explore Wikipedia. Joseph Wang points out that Wikipedia helps him discover "all this cool stuff that I didn't know I didn't know".

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Category
Education
Language
English

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