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The Universal Network of Encyclopedias

What is the Encyclosphere?

Imagine all the encyclopedias in the world, connected into one decentralized network, the way all the blogs are loosely connected. You've heard of the blogosphere; now, we’re building an encyclosphere.

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"No small group of elites deserves the power to declare what is known for all of us."

Dr. Larry Sanger

Co-Founder of Wikipedia & Founder/Chairman of the Knowledge Standards Foundation

What is the Knowledge Standards Foundation?

A global group of volunteers creating the standards and tools for the future encyclosphere. We’re making a network, not an app.

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How Can You Help?

We need developers, designers, writers, editors, thinkers, marketers, promoters and fundraisers—if you can imagine a role being useful to kick-starting a network, we need that. Join us by coding, blogging, and more.

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Developers, Help Save Deleted Articles

Hi Developers (especially), You might have seen recently in the news that Wikipedia deleted their Rosemont Seneca Partners article. We think there ought to be a collection of all deleted Wikipedia articles, or the subset of deleted ones that are not just obvious spam or vandalism. The Deletionpedia website, which saved copies of deleted Wikipedia articles, is now defunct. The KSF now… Continue reading Developers, Help Save Deleted Articles

KSF Progress Report

Since last December, the Knowledge Standards Foundation has made great progress, so we have a lot of big news, from the top of this newsletter to the bottom!  1. Explainer video premieres tomorrow @ 11 a.m. EST:The Universal Network of Encyclopedias: A Progress Report Premieres Tuesday, 11 a.m. Eastern; about 50 minutes. YouTube or Rumble. Add it to your calendar!… Continue reading KSF Progress Report