User:Charles Matthews

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Editor here since 2003. I have a volunteer position as project leader of Wikimedia UK's move into distance education based on Moodle. Also a compulsory position as great-uncle to the Cambridge University Wikipedia Society.

Double act with User:Johnbod at a Royal Society editathon

Wikisoba repository[edit]

Starting small, here is a selection of demo quizzes generated with the Wikisoba tool authored by User:Magnus Manske:

"Your paintings"[edit]

The "Your paintings" project (see Category:Wikipedia GLAM for relevant lists) seems an interesting challenge. I have done some:



DNB candidates

Grammar schools[edit]

List of English and Welsh endowed schools (19th century) is a vehicle for the early history of grammar schools, an area that keeps coming up.



May 2010.

To be found in Cambridge, UK. /About me for some personal details and photos from past events and years. /Interview for television work.

Main userspace areas[edit]

Stall time 2013

Meetups in Cambridge[edit]

Thursdays now past: Headway Cambridge

Systemic bias[edit]

I signed up with the 'systemic bias' project here; it still seems likely, years later, that systemic bias will be a long term issue for WP. These days I mostly interpret the commitment as going to work in any unpopular area.

WikiProject Countering systemic bias open tasks
This project creates new articles and improves neglected ones.


... the "official mind", dour and consistent as it generally was in each small thing, lacked a similar consistency in larger matters, (or, indeed, in attempting to generate policies applicable to a multitude of small things).[1]


See User talk:Charles Matthews/Plaudits.

Other internal links[edit]


  1. ^ K. Theodore Hoppen (1998). The Mid-Victorian Generation, 1846-1886. Oxford University Press. p. 155. ISBN 978-0-19-873199-3.