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WikiConference India 2011/Submissions/Need of animated content on Wikipedia

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05:47, 17 August 2011 (UTC)
Title of the submission
Type of submission (workshop, tutorial, or presentation)
Author of the submission
Tejas Bhalerao
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Abstract (maximum 500 words)
Transforming an old saying 'A picture is worth a 1000 words' into 'A motion picture is worth a thousand pictures' makes the objective of introducing animated content on wiki more lucid and appealing. Currently, wiki is more of a text based repository of almost everything which can be conceived. For making it more lively, a concept called 'Wikispry' can be implemented. This would include:
1) Useful animated videos e.g. Working of an IC Engine
2) Free learning softwares like Graph plotters, Periodic table simulations and many other simulators
3) Interactive Flashy stuff- Games, Puzzles, Quizzes, etc based on Maths, Vocabulary, Science and lots more.

Also, the existing Wikipedia can be adorned with animated content using Flash, gifs, HTML5, etc so that the knowledge share will be more comprehensive as users satisfaction is always the prime focus. I would like to elaborate the same fact of 'Wikipspry' which would make data Alive!

Track (Community/Knowledge/Outreach/Technology)
Will you attend Wikiconference if your submission is not accepted?
Yes, it would be a great pleasure to be a part of such a huge conference and if given chance would be grateful to propose some new innovative notions.
Slides or further information (optional)
Yes. A self made presentation .