During its inception, the internet was seen as a vital instrument for democracy and equality. In 2020, amidst a global pandemic and racial inequalities that are very much still alive, it is time to ask: Whose stories are told and who is telling these stories on the internet? And how do Artificial Intelligence, Algorithms and Bots shape our view of the world and perpetuate racisms and inequalities? This is where the new Goethe-Institut project “Decolonise the Internet” sees its core.
WIKIPEDIA COMPETITION: EDITING & TRANSLATING
For this Wikipedia competition we are looking for the best new articles and translations with African content for Wikipedia! You could either translate an already existing English article into our local language (Kinyarwanda) present on the Wikipedia or create a completely new article in Kinyarwanda. The best articles and translations stand a chance to WIN a brand-new tablet!
We are hoping to increase the amount of articles in African languages and on African topics written by Africans on the Wikipedia. The articles can be about anything related to Africa.
DECOLONIZE THE INTERNET