Tagged : creative commons qatar

15 Oct

What Inspires You?

by Julia Astashkina

I am always on the lookout for simplicity and common-sense sustainable form in everything from the next marketing campaign concept to a better way to manage my emails. Genuine innovation, in my opinion, is not about great breakthroughs, it’s about the unsung heroes – the processes that close the gap between business strategy and day-to-day […]

29 Sep

Thrive with Online Learning

by Julia Astashkina

Open online courses, Wiki universities, social media tutoring networks – how people upgrade their skills is changing. Just think about it – a significant portion of the working population today earns its living doing a job that didn’t exist 30 years ago. Most careers today have no defined path, and we all must be the […]

24 Nov

Wikipedia Fellow Brings GLAM to Qatar

by Brian Wesolowski

Editing an online encyclopedia may not sound glamorous, but for Liam Wyatt, Wikimedia’s GLAM fellow (Galleries, Libraries, Archives and Museum), it certainly is, and it’s about far more than glamour. The world’s online encyclopedia, Wikipedia, is about making human knowledge freely available to everyone in their own language, and Liam believes cultural institutions should play […]

23 Oct

Qatar Taking Lead to Boost Arabic Content on Wikipedia

by Brian Wesolowski

According to Wikipedia, Portuguese is spoken by about 193 million people, while Arabic is spoken by 452 million people, yet there are around 700,000 articles in Wikipedia in Portuguese and only 150,000 articles in Arabic. What?! A lot of people complain about the shortage of quality Arabic content online, but few stats illustrated that fact […]