Wikimedia Foundation

The Wikimedia Foundation (WMF) is an American non-profit and charitable organization headquartered in San Francisco, California that operates many wikis. The foundation is mostly known for hosting Wikipedia, an Internet encyclopedia which ranks in the top-ten most-visited websites worldwide; as well as Wiktionary, Wikiquote, Wikibooks, Wikisource, Wikimedia Commons, Wikispecies, Wikinews, Wikiversity, Wikidata, Wikivoyage, Wikimedia Incubator, and Meta-Wiki. It also owned the now-defunct Nupedia.The organization was founded in 2003 by Jimmy Wales, co-founder of Wikipedia, as a way to fund Wikipedia and its sister projects through non-profit means.
Posts about Wikimedia Foundation
  • How Wikipedia Transitioned to HHVM

    … HHVM version is released and deployed by us. This was not the case in the old PHP framework we have been using before. More generally, we are confident in having found a strong, capable upstream partner in Facebook, which is sensitive to our needs as reusers, and is committed to maintaining and improving HHVM for years to come. In turn, we started…

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  • Facebook Reveals Agenda for @Scale 2014

    … at YouTube: Faster images on Desktop and Mobile: Google Software Engineer Mikhail Sychev. Reactive Extensions: Netflix Technical Lead Jafar Husain. Adaptable Systems and UI Components: Twitter Engineer Nicolas Gallagher. Engineers: Are you planning to attend @Scale 2014? …

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