Re: [Wikimedia-l] Global Wikipedia: International and cross-cultural issues in online collaboration

2013-01-20 Thread rupert THURNER
this sounds interesting - but what are the conditions of this book and articles written? will there be available for free? rupert. On Sat, Jan 19, 2013 at 4:41 PM, Everton Zanella Alvarenga ezalvare...@wikimedia.org wrote: (Sorry for the cross-posting, but today is Saturday.) *Important

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Global Wikipedia: International and cross-cultural issues in online collaboration

2013-01-20 Thread Arjuna Rao Chavala
2013/1/20 rupert THURNER rupert.thur...@gmail.com this sounds interesting - but what are the conditions of this book and articles written? will there be available for free? I too have the same question. Will it be available in CC-BY-SA license like Wikipedia critical point of

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Global Wikipedia: International and cross-cultural issues in online collaboration

2013-01-20 Thread rupert THURNER
what i was able to find now is mostly behind paywalls: * http://norikohara.org/Publications.html one article about a similar topic than the book is online though: * http://eprints.rclis.org/15529/#.T5b6gY4qhNc rupert. On Sun, Jan 20, 2013 at 5:58 PM, Arjuna Rao Chavala arjunar...@gmail.com

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Quarterly reviews of high priority WMF initiatives

2013-01-20 Thread Steven Walling
On Wed, Dec 19, 2012 at 6:49 PM, Erik Moeller e...@wikimedia.org wrote: Hi folks, to increase accountability and create more opportunities for course corrections and resourcing adjustments as necessary, Sue's asked me and Howie Fung to set up a quarterly project evaluation process, starting

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Editor retention (was Re: Big data benefits and limitations (relevance: WMF editor engagement, fundraising, and HR practices))

2013-01-20 Thread Kim Bruning
On Mon, Jan 14, 2013 at 09:53:46AM +, Richard Farmbrough wrote: number of years ago the oligarchy destroyed hope (Esperanza) - now the Well, Esperanza ended up ossified faster than the rest of wikipedia, so it had to be taken down. I'm worried about people saying the same thing won't