TED and Wikipedia have teamed up in the spirit of open, accessible knowledge. “I firmly believe that nonprofit organizations should magnify their impact by collaborating wherever their aims align,” says Andy, one of TED’s Wikipedians-in-Residence. Andy works with the Wikimedia Foundation, the umbrella organization for Wikipedia, Wikiquotes and numerous other Wiki-projects, including a program known as […]
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“In the middle of chaos, a bright side”: Iraq Builders celebrates one year of repairing homes around Baghdad
If you happened upon a small park in Nasiriyah, Iraq, last June 28, you would have noticed a group of 15 people, fast asleep, with blue hard hats and orange vests nearby. This group was not homeless, nor staging some kind of occupation. They were volunteers from Iraq Builders who had traveled more than 350 […]