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Pakistan Blocks Wikipedia Over ‘Sacrilegious Content’

Forbes Social Media

The government of Pakistan has blocked access to Wikipedia from within the country over so-called “sacrilegious content,” according to the Wikimedia Foundation.

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2020: The Year Data Saved The World

Waxing UnLyrical

Image: HCFM Communicate via Wikimedia Commons , CC BY-SA 4.0. How you think 2020 will be remembered? I think it will be as The Year Data Saved The World. On the one hand, it’s quite obvious that 2020 will always be known as the year the modern world was brought to its knees by an invisible, infinitesimal, virus.

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New Study shows the Surprising Power of Wikipedia in Science

The Realtime Report

A new MIT working paper released and featured on Wikimedia Monthly Research Showcase demonstrates the surprising scientific power of Wikipedia. YouTube with Wikimedia Monthly Research Showcase streamed on YouTube the morning of Wednesday, September 20. New Study shows the Surprising Power of Wikipedia in Science.

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Wikipedia Registers 11 New Domain Names

Bill Hartzer

We know that this was registered by Wikimedia Foundation, based on a recent check of the whois: The list of domain names is rather interesting–including names related to voyages, compass, holiday, destinations, and paths. Here is a list of the new domain names registered by Wikipedia; voyagewiki.com. voyagewiki.org. wikguide.org.

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Tuesday Roundup: Dance Like A Chicken

Waxing UnLyrical

Image: Michael Gäbler [ CC-BY-3.0 ], via Wikimedia Commons. Amazingly enough, our fine feathered friends have more to do with social media then you may think. Here are five articles from around the web that offer something to dance and squawk about. The Chicken and the Egg Social Media Conundrum.

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Wednesday Roundup: Tips for Entrepreneurs

Waxing UnLyrical

Image: Megforce1 (Own work) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons. So whether you’ve already started your entrepreneurial journey or are considering taking the first step towards starting your own business, I hope you find these five articles – some recent, some not-so-recent but still relevant – inspiring and useful.

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Friday Roundup: Customer Service

Waxing UnLyrical

Image: larryc (Smile) [ CC-BY-2.0 ], via Wikimedia Commons. When it’s good, it’s great; but when it’s bad, it can spell T-R-O-U-B-L-E for your company. Here are five posts looking at the importance of customer service (including its importance in public relations). What You Don’t Want Me Thinking When I Buy From You.

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