of Higher Education Retrieved March 27, 2014 Colón-Aguirre, Monica Fleming-May, Rachel. These other Wikimedia projects include Wiktionary, a dictionary project launched in December 2002, 341 Wik", a collection of"tions created a week after Wikimedia launched, Wikibooks, a collection of collaboratively written free textbooks and annotated texts, Wikimedia Commons, a site devoted. 52 The October 22, 2013, essay by Tom Simonite in MIT's Technology Review titled "The Decline of Wikipedia" discussed the effect of systemic bias and policy creep on the downward trend in the number of editors. 142 Articles available in more than one language may offer " interwiki links which link to the counterpart articles in other editions. When compared to the top 3,200 educational reference sites in the US, Wikipedia. 257 At the 2013 level of contributions for Wikimedia presently documented as 45 million dollars, the computed budget level recommended by Jaffe and Caballero for reinvestment into internal research and development is between.8 million and.3 million dollars annually. Retrieved June 21, 2008. Emil Protalinski (July 2, 2013). A b c Black, Edwin (April 19, 2010) Wikipedia The Dumbing Down of World Knowledge Archived September 9, 2016, at the Wayback Machine, History News Network Retrieved October 21, 2014 a. Gray, Lila (September 17, 2013). Retrieved March 22, 2019. 190 Related projects A number of interactive multimedia encyclopedias incorporating entries written by the public existed long before Wikipedia was founded. In July 2002 (Phase III Wikipedia shifted to the third-generation software, MediaWiki, originally written by Lee Daniel Crocker.