Wikipedia to undergo a radical design change

When the whole web is going crazy over technologies like HTML5, CSS3 etc., one can say that Wikipedia is still stuck at their messy look, which is actually true. Over at Signpost, Wikipedia’s senior designer Brandon Harris, proposes a new and modern look for the site. Possible changes to Wikipedia Design language – Wikipedia calls […]

5 Reasons Why Wikipedia Wins Against Britannica!

Recently, Britannica has announced that 2012 print edition will be the last edition of Britannica encyclopedia as the consequence of declining sales. The Encyclopedia Britannica has been published continuously since 1768, appearing in fifteen official editions. For many decades it is considered as a reputed reference and education tool. Let’s check out the major 5 […]

Wikipedia to Protest Against SOPA With a Blackout Tomorrow!

The technology world has been buzzing with talks of protests over the past month over SOPA (Stop Online Piracy Act), a law that is being discussed in the U.S. Another law called Protect IP Act (PIPA) has also many tech giants worried. Internet companies fear that SOPA and PIPA will also kill free speech and […]

Wikipedia to Add “Love” Button for Contributors

Wikipedia is one of the most widely known and successful open-sourced projects. Hundreds of millions of people use Wikipedia as a source of information. Old styled encyclopedia books are now truly on their way to become rare collectors items. Wikipedia is maintained and managed by many committed users who read, proof-read and create content. All this is […]