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Alone together: Wikimedia Hackathon 2021
Wikimedia’s 2021 Hackathon brought participants from all over the globe together online. This post explored the event and its outcomes.
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June 30, 2021Joaquin Oltra Hernandez
Discovering and fixing CVE-2021-33038 in Mailman3
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.
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June 11, 2021Kunal Mehta
Searching for Wikipedia
How people use Search to access Wikipedia is a common question by researchers. Until now, however, there has been little data available about this relationship. To help address these questions, the Wikimedia Foundation is releasing a new, faceted dataset on search engine traffic to Wikipedia so you can ask questions like “What is the most common search engine in my country?” or “Which search engine is most-used by Android users?”
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June 7, 2021
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Dan Andreescu, Kinneret Gordon, Isaac Johnson and Nicholas Perry
Outreachy round 21: experiences and outcomes
Wikimedia’s participation in Outreachy Round 21 focused on projects related to data science and engineering. In this post, the interns share the outcomes and experiences of their projects.
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June 2, 2021
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Sarah R. Rodlund, Srishti Sethi and Various Contributors
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