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This article was published on December 17, 2015


This mesmerizing Wikipedia visualizer also lets you listen to updates in real-time

This mesmerizing Wikipedia visualizer also lets you listen to updates in real-time
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TNW's former West Coast writer in the PNW (Portland, Oregon). Nate loves amplifying developers, and codes in Swift when he's not writing. If TNW's former West Coast writer in the PNW (Portland, Oregon). Nate loves amplifying developers, and codes in Swift when he's not writing. If you need to get in touch, Twitter is your best bet.

Wikipedia, the online source for just about everything, is updated almost constantly. While the back-end fixes are boring stuff, this visualizer makes it look gorgeous.

Bubbles pop up and musical notes ping in real-time, all coordinating with updates on Wikipedia. Clicking on a bubble takes you to a page where you can see the legacy page alongside the edits made.

Along the top, new Wikipedia members are welcomed via a small banner. Below, a different stream shows updates as lines of text, also in real-time.

There are also some settings, should you want to view updates in certain languages, hide titles or the graphics so you can listen to the music in the background.

Listen to Wikipedia [Hatnote]

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