Re: [Wikimedia-l] Al-Jazeera English Fault Lines report on SOPA

2012-08-10 Thread Abbas Mahmood
Thanks for sharing! Interesting piece. Abbas. From: mr...@wikimedia.org Date: Thu, 9 Aug 2012 14:10:01 -0700 To: wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Subject: [Wikimedia-l] Al-Jazeera English Fault Lines report on SOPA This is a segment in the Fault Lines series on AJE about SOPA, the Blackout

Re: [Wikimedia-l] new report on Wikipedia sources

2012-08-10 Thread Ocaasi Ocaasi
Heather, Thanks for a fascinating read.  You managed to capture the crazy, chaotic, collaborative world we sometimes inhabit, especially during events like the Egyptian Revolution.  In all, it was a truly fascinating and consuming event to be a part of, and it got me briefly hooked on the rush

Re: [Wikimedia-l] new report on Wikipedia sources

2012-08-10 Thread Ocaasi Ocaasi
*sorry, my last response was so full of confusing errors I've rewritten it* Heather, Thanks for a fascinating read.  You managed to capture the crazy, chaotic, collaborative world we sometimes inhabit, especially during events like the Egyptian Revolution.  In all, it was a truly fascinating

Re: [Wikimedia-l] new report on Wikipedia sources

2012-08-10 Thread Heather Ford
I so appreciate your thoughtful note, Ocaasi :) The chart is meant be a little provocative - a thought experiment based on an application of current policies to new media like Twitter and YouTube - and I should add that I'm not asserting that just because something is secondary or primary

[Wikimedia-l] In the News

2012-08-10 Thread Marc Riddell
Folks, if this has already been brought to the List, please excuse the repetition. If not, enjoy; http://thecaucus.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/08/09/romneys-running-mate-some-say- wikipedia-holds-the-answer/?nl=usemc=edit_cn_20120810 Marc Riddell ___

Re: [Wikimedia-l] In the News

2012-08-10 Thread Fred Bauder
Folks, if this has already been brought to the List, please excuse the repetition. If not, enjoy; http://thecaucus.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/08/09/romneys-running-mate-some-say- wikipedia-holds-the-answer/?nl=usemc=edit_cn_20120810 Marc Riddell They probably got that out of Wikipedia, see

Re: [Wikimedia-l] In the News

2012-08-10 Thread Mike Dupont
I love it! great stuff! wikipedia edit heatmaps is what we need! On Fri, Aug 10, 2012 at 8:56 PM, Fred Bauder fredb...@fairpoint.net wrote: Folks, if this has already been brought to the List, please excuse the repetition. If not, enjoy;

Re: [Wikimedia-l] In the News

2012-08-10 Thread Matthew Roth
This one had legs this week. Here's a sample of the coverage following the original report on Monday by Micah Sifry at Tech President. Once Colbert jumped in, it led to another round of coverage through today. It's also just now getting to the British press. -Matthew * * *Wikipedia | How to