Wikimania 2016 - Translations by Farah Mustaklem and May Hachem
From Ewan McAndrew on September 22nd, 2016
Biography of Presenters:May Hachem is a Wikipedia Education Program leader on three university campuses in Egypt. She has started the WikiWomen Project in the Arab world and co-created WikiWomen Prize. Farah Mustaklem is a longtime volunteer on both the English and Arabic Wikipedias. He is one of the founders of the Wikimedians of the Levant User Group, and the coordinator of the Wikipedia Education Program in Palestine.
Overview of topic:
- This presentation highlights the latest Wiki translation tools that can be used to edit more articles.
- How effective is the process of translation on Wiki
- New Translation tools
- Literal and Google translation problems
- Terminology translation problems
Wikimania is the annual conference celebrating Wikipedia and its sister free knowledge projects with conferences, discussions, meetups, training and a hackathon. Hundreds of volunteer editors come together to learn about and discuss projects, approaches and issues.
In 2016, Wikimania took place in Esino Lario, Province of Lecco, Lombardy Region, Italy, on June 21st–28th, 2016.