[Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Israel been accepted to the Google Grants program

2014-05-05 Thread Itzik Edri
Hey, We are pleased to announce that Wikimedia Israel been accepted to the Google Grants program. Google Grants is an in-kind advertising program that awards free online advertising to nonprofits via Google AdWords up to 10,000$ per month. This grant will help Wikimedia Israel to uses another

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Israel been accepted to the Google Grants program

2014-05-05 Thread Srikanth Ramakrishnan
Great! Congratulations to Wikimedia Israel. On Mon, May 5, 2014 at 6:23 PM, Itzik Edri it...@infra.co.il wrote: Hey, We are pleased to announce that Wikimedia Israel been accepted to the Google Grants program. Google Grants is an in-kind advertising program that awards free online

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Israel been accepted to the Google Grants program

2014-05-05 Thread Mile Kiš
+1 Mile Kiš Vikimedija Srbije - rs.wikimedia.org - 00381 (0)60 7 454 772 „Zamislite svet u kome svaka osoba ima slobodan pristup celokupnom ljudskom znanju. To je ono na čemu mi radimo.“ 2014-05-05 14:55 GMT+02:00 Srikanth Ramakrishnan srik.r...@wikimedia.in: Great! Congratulations to

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Israel been accepted to the Google Grants program

2014-05-05 Thread Andrew Gray
Interesting! WM-DE and WMF have both had adword grants - looking at the mailing list archives, they seemed to use them for directing people to fundraising. Any other chapters used these? Amdrew. On 5 May 2014 13:53, Itzik Edri it...@infra.co.il wrote: Hey, We are pleased to announce that

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Israel been accepted to the Google Grants program

2014-05-05 Thread Arnau Duran
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Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Israel been accepted to the Google Grants program

2014-05-05 Thread Steve Zhang
We (WMAU) have thought about it, but need to work out some details. Has there been much success from Google Grants? On Tuesday, May 6, 2014, Andrew Gray andrew.g...@dunelm.org.uk wrote: Interesting! WM-DE and WMF have both had adword grants - looking at the mailing list archives, they seemed

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Israel been accepted to the Google Grants program

2014-05-05 Thread Richard Symonds
Andrew: WMUK can use them if we want, as can most UK charities, but we haven't put together a plan for doing so. I'd be interested to see how WMIL's scheme goes! On 5 May 2014 15:35, Andrew Gray andrew.g...@dunelm.org.uk wrote: Interesting! WM-DE and WMF have both had adword grants - looking at

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Israel been accepted to the Google Grants program

2014-05-05 Thread Erlend Bjørtvedt
Yes, We have good relations with the local Google ceo and would really like to hear of how you approached this! Erlend Bjørtvedt Wmno Den mandag 5. mai 2014 skrev Richard Symonds richard.symo...@wikimedia.org.uk følgende: Andrew: WMUK can use them if we want, as can most UK charities, but

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Israel been accepted to the Google Grants program

2014-05-05 Thread Nurunnaby Chowdhury
+1 Great! Congratulations Wikimedia Israel.. -- Nurunnaby Chowdhury Hasive Administrator, Bengali Wikipedia Ambassador, OKF Bangladesh Member, IEG Committee, WMF Sent from my Android Tablet On May 5, 2014 9:15 PM, Erlend Bjørtvedt erl...@wikimedia.no wrote: Yes, We have good relations with the

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Israel been accepted to the Google Grants program

2014-05-05 Thread Everton Zanella Alvarenga
Congratulations! Best wishes, Tom -- We are a finalist of the Google Impact Challenge | Brazil. Where does the money from the Brazilian taxes go? Please, support us voting http://goo.gl/EzcfhP Estamos na final do Desafio de Impacto Social Google | Brasil! Quer saber para onde vai o dinheiro

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Israel been accepted to the Google Grants program

2014-05-05 Thread Federico Leva (Nemo)
Andrew Gray, 05/05/2014 16:33: Interesting! WM-DE and WMF have both had adword grants - looking at the mailing list archives, they seemed to use them for directing people to fundraising. Any other chapters used these? WMIT tried Facebook in 2010, for an event across multiple cities. No impact.

[Wikimedia-l] Howdy from Wil

2014-05-05 Thread Wil Sinclair
I'm Wil Sinclair, Lila Tretikov's significant other. I've always wanted a good excuse to get involved in the Wikipedia project and the Wikipedia community. Lila's appointment would be about as good as it gets. :) I'm looking forward to getting to know everyone and understanding more about what

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Howdy from Wil

2014-05-05 Thread Martijn Hoekstra
On Mon, May 5, 2014 at 8:30 PM, Wil Sinclair w...@wllm.com wrote: I'm Wil Sinclair, Lila Tretikov's significant other. I've always wanted a good excuse to get involved in the Wikipedia project and the Wikipedia community. Lila's appointment would be about as good as it gets. :) Conflict of

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Howdy from Wil

2014-05-05 Thread James Forrester
On 5 May 2014 11:30, Wil Sinclair w...@wllm.com wrote: I'm Wil Sinclair, Lila Tretikov's significant other. I've always wanted a good excuse to get involved in the Wikipedia project and the Wikipedia community. Lila's appointment would be about as good as it gets. :) ​Welcome! :-)​ ​J. --

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Howdy from Wil

2014-05-05 Thread Srikanth Ramakrishnan
Agree with Martijn, plenty of drama here. Oh, and it's just a CoI, no need to burn him, just ban him. :) Welcome Wil, hope you find this place fun. On Tue, May 6, 2014 at 12:05 AM, Martijn Hoekstra martijnhoeks...@gmail.com wrote: On Mon, May 5, 2014 at 8:30 PM, Wil Sinclair w...@wllm.com

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Howdy from Wil

2014-05-05 Thread rupert THURNER
Could we ask you to edit wikipedia as well or to write some software *griiin* Rupert Am 05.05.2014 20:30 schrieb Wil Sinclair w...@wllm.com: I'm Wil Sinclair, Lila Tretikov's significant other. I've always wanted a good excuse to get involved in the Wikipedia project and the Wikipedia

[Wikimedia-l] Cracking Wikipedia

2014-05-05 Thread
There seem to be emails going around about possible misuse of images to covertly promote a brand on Wikipedia. As far as I can tell, it is a hoax, perhaps to throw mud at a well known company. Discussion at https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia_talk:Wikipedia_Signpost#Cracking_Wikipedia If

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Howdy from Wil

2014-05-05 Thread Keegan Peterzell
Welcome, Wil. -- ~Keegan https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:Keegan ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe:

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Howdy from Wil

2014-05-05 Thread Tomasz Finc
Welcome Wil. Glad to have you here. --tomasz On Mon, May 5, 2014 at 11:30 AM, Wil Sinclair w...@wllm.com wrote: I'm Wil Sinclair, Lila Tretikov's significant other. I've always wanted a good excuse to get involved in the Wikipedia project and the Wikipedia community. Lila's appointment would

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Israel been accepted to the Google Grants program

2014-05-05 Thread Subhashish Panigrahi
Congratulations Wikimedia Israel! This is indeed a great achievement by you all. Kudos for the good work. Best! Subha On 05-May-2014, at 11:04 pm, Federico Leva (Nemo) nemow...@gmail.com wrote: Andrew Gray, 05/05/2014 16:33: Interesting! WM-DE and WMF have both had adword grants -

[Wikimedia-l] general strategic goals

2014-05-05 Thread James Salsman
Regarding https://wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/Minutes/2014-01-31#Strategy_discussion The Board discussed how they will develop the process for the next strategic plan. The Board would like the strategic planning process to involve input from the community, but the exact process should be

Re: [Wikimedia-l] general strategic goals

2014-05-05 Thread Nathan
On Mon, May 5, 2014 at 8:46 PM, James Salsman jsals...@gmail.com wrote: Regarding https://wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/Minutes/2014-01-31#Strategy_discussion The Board discussed how they will develop the process for the next strategic plan. The Board would like the strategic planning process