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The Universal Network of All the 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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Latest from the Blog

Knowledge spreading out of control

Hello encyclopedia lovers, We have plenty of news to share. First, we’d like to sincerely thanks those who contributed during our end-of-year fundraiser! We are delighted to have so many supporters. And at the same time, we raised an additional, and unexpected, $100,000 from FUTO—thanks to them. Your ongoing support and volunteer help are requested; see #2 and… Continue reading Knowledge spreading out of control

2023 Encyclosphere Progress Report

Short Progress ReportHere is what we’ve been doing since last spring. Maybe next week we’ll have a special meeting (Fridays @ 2 p.m. Eastern) to review our work and discuss next steps. A Chrome and Brave (Chromium)browser extension.  Prepends encyclosphere search results to DuckDuckGo and Google search results page; automatically seed articles to WebTorrent from your browser; built-in reader… Continue reading 2023 Encyclosphere Progress Report

Today’s the Day! #GivingTuesday Support The Encyclosphere

Donate Today to Support the EncyclosphereWe need your help. Donate today! Today is the day — #GivingTuesday is here! We are on our way to raising $100,000 for Knowledge Standards Foundation in 24 hours. Please help us! We need your help. Please donate, share a link & share your support on Facebook & Twitter by telling… Continue reading Today’s the Day! #GivingTuesday Support The Encyclosphere