[Foundation-l] Improving Wikipedia Information graphics

Andrew Lih andrew.lih at gmail.com
Thu Apr 5 22:25:35 UTC 2012

That's great stuff, thanks for letting the list know about it. Wikipedia
may have squashed Encarta and put Britannica on its heels, but those
encyclopedias had the edge with multimedia and professional infographics.

This is a wonderful step forward and I hope we'll see more.


On Thu, Apr 5, 2012 at 12:58 PM, Leinonen Teemu <teemu.leinonen at aalto.fi>wrote:

> Hi,
> I have a nice little project to share. Our graphic design students have
> been improving some of the information graphics in the Wikipedia articles.
> The work was done as part of their Information Design class. The teachers
> of the class wrote about the class and its results in here:
> http://informaatiomuotoilu.fi/2012/03/student-works-from-our-course-part-i/
> I think this is a good example of running Wikipedia Education Program /
> Wikipedia Academy kind of activities in art and design schools. Please copy!
>        - Teemu
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