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wiki

a Web site or database developed by a community of users, allowing any user to add and edit content
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wi·ki

 (wĭk′ē)
n. pl. wi·kis
A collaborative website whose content can be edited by anyone who has access to it.

[Originally an abbreviation of WikiWikiWeb, software developed by American computer programmer Howard G. Cunningham (born 1949) : Hawaiian wikiwiki, quick (akin to Tahitian viti, vitiviti, deft, from Proto-Eastern-Polynesian *witi) + web.]
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wiki

(ˈwɪkɪ)
n
(Communications & Information)
a. a web application that allows anyone visiting a website to edit content on it
b. (as modifier): wiki technology.
[C20: from Hawaiian wiki-wiki quick, coined by Ward Cunningham (born 1949), US computer programmer who invented the concept]
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Darah represented in Saudi Digital History Center, WikiDawn Initiative and Saudi Wikipedian Initiative aims at providing an ideal model for educational and scientific bodies in the Kingdom to adopt similar initiatives that support these national efforts and plug the knowledge gap in all scientific fields in addition to highlighting Muslim contribution to sciences and technologies in all times.
Sam asserted that much of Wikipedia's medical content is valid and useful and noted that a Wikipedian in Residence is helping to further develop the content being provided.
Not to mention, a Wikipedian in Residence-Red de Leon of the Wiki Society of the Philippines-whose work includes digitizing portions of its library and improving coverage of topics related to the Marcos regime.
Pruitt, already an avid Wikipedian, as editors of the digital reference work call themselves, got to work, uploading detail reflecting many of his personal interests.
He introduced himself as a 'Wikipedian for life!' He said he was not planning to create bio pages for MPAs elected on reserved seats for women and minorities, as of now.
This started at the end of June, after prolific Wikipedian Dr.
Given the complexity of these requirements, which exceed those needed to undertake a basic edit, users who want to become a fully involved Wikipedian need to undergo a period of training and socialization, in which they learn where to find particular kinds of data and how to employ the system of categories to organize the content and editorial activities.
Why be a Wikipedian? In Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Computer Supported Collaborative Learning (pp.
36 Libraries might also work with Wikipedia Visiting Scholars to sponsor a Wikipedian to use library materials to improve content of mutual interest (37) or offer an internship program that engages students in Wikipedia projects while they develop professional experience.
In the aftermath, the Wikipedian was unmasked, and the widespread practice of contributors telling fibs about themselves to others in the community came under scrutiny.