Grants:IdeaLab/Wikipedia text book

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Wikipedia text book
New readers start grasping the technicalities from text book which is vast and has learnings from age old research. Creating a small text book which can be downloaded for free from the summary of similar topics where the reader is looking for (which can be made from machine learning) can be much more effective than the boring text books.
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created on09:49, 12 January 2018 (UTC)


Who are the people you want to introduce Wikipedia to?[edit]

Try to be as specific as possible about this group.
Students, Research industry, Teachers

In what languages do they search for information, online or otherwise?[edit]

English, Hindi.

In what ways does this group communicate with each other?[edit]

This can include services and apps in social media, mailing lists, physical spaces like conferences or lectures, or at specific institutions like at a library.
Facebook, Whatsapp

What are some reasons this group would use Wikipedia? How would they benefit from it, or what would they find useful?[edit]

Think about what they would be interested in reading and learning about; does Wikipedia provide better access to information this group cares about?
Crisp, edited by whole array of people (broader reach and consensus), easy language.

Project idea[edit]

What language Wikipedia projects will you promote to new readers?[edit]

English, Hindi, Chinese

How will you communicate with new readers? Will you be communicating with them online, in-person, or both?[edit]

I will be communicating via LinkedIn, Whatsapp and email.

Describe your idea to engage new readers. How might it be implemented? What will you tell people about Wikipedia?[edit]

Think about the steps that might involved to make this idea happen, and what you might teach people about your experience or others' experiences using Wikipedia.
1- Machine learning to understand the word and suggest similar readings

2- Summarise the data and make a short pdf for real time application of the data reader is looking for and suggest the deviation between the text book and the pdf

3- Engaging them with short questions at the end of the pdf 4- I would promote Wikipedia more like Ebay where many people come on board to edit the topic and make it relevant and dependable rather than information content.

How will you know if this project is successful? What are some outcomes that you can share after the project is completed?[edit]

If you’re not certain about how to respond to this question when starting your idea, you do not need to answer it right now. Campaign participants and Wikimedia Foundation staff can help you consider some options.
1- Traffic 2- No of downloads 3-Re-engagement with similar type of downloads 4-User interaction etc

Do you think you can implement this idea? What support do you need?[edit]

Do you need people with specific skills or resources to complete this idea? Are there any financial needs for this project? Do you need advising from Wikimedia Foundation staff?
1-People with skills 2-Financing support 3-Yes (wikimedia foundation staff)

Get Involved[edit]

About the idea creator[edit]

I am an investment banking analyst from profession. People call me alternate thinker because I always bring alternate ideas on the board. Am greatly influenced by Israel (Start-up Nation).


  • Designer Would like to design and contribute to the community. 11:23, 12 January 2018 (UTC)


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