Welcome to the website of the Knowledge Standards Foundation. Imagine the Encyclosphere
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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