Re: [Wikimedia-l] Quality assurance of articles

2017-04-17 Thread Leila Zia
Hi Gerard, We're diverging from the initial thread. I'll respond to one point, we should take the rest of the discussion somewhere else. :) On Mon, Apr 17, 2017 at 11:36 AM, Gerard Meijssen wrote: > > So yes, your approach is good but like the translation tool it

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fwd: [discovery] Interactive Team putting work on pause

2017-04-17 Thread Anna Stillwell
Hello Rogol, I said I would get back to you on three questions (below). Plus, I’d like to return to a point you made about "upstream" collaboration and add an update on Maps and Interactive. - What do we philosophically believe: to roadmap or not to roadmap? - What do we currently have in

[Wikimedia-l] Research Showcase April 19, 2017

2017-04-17 Thread Sarah R
Hi Everyone, The next Research Showcase will be live-streamed this Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at 11:30 AM (PST) 18:30 UTC. YouTube stream: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Prf0Vb-k1I As usual, you can join the conversation on IRC at #wikimedia-research. And, you can watch our past research

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Quality assurance of articles

2017-04-17 Thread WereSpielChequers
A few years ago I suggested comparing Wikipedias and producing lists of biographies of people who were alive on your version of Wikipedia but dead on another. A bot writer went away, wrote a bot and at one point we had reports running in 11 languages using data from 80 language versions. Sadly

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Quality assurance of articles

2017-04-17 Thread Gerard Meijssen
Hoi, When you consider Wikidata's data as a predictor of relevance and interest, the biggest problem is that Wikidata does not hold enough data at this time. The one approach I find missing in the approach you discuss in your presentation is local and timely information. Of relevance here are

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Quality assurance of articles

2017-04-17 Thread Leila Zia
Hoi Gerard, On Mon, Apr 17, 2017 at 7:54 AM, Gerard Meijssen wrote: > > When you analyse articles and find that some things are missing, it will > help a lot when you can target these articles to the people who are likely > interested. When people interested in soccer

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Quality assurance of articles

2017-04-17 Thread Leila Zia
On Sun, Apr 16, 2017 at 11:58 PM, John Erling Blad wrote: > Definitly part of the overall quality. I wonder, do you have any stats om > how much positive change the previous attempts have triggered? > ​[John and I went off-list for me to understand which specific previous

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Quality assurance of articles

2017-04-17 Thread Gerard Meijssen
Hoi, This is an interesting avenue. My I suggest one practical side of this? When you analyse articles and find that some things are missing, it will help a lot when you can target these articles to the people who are likely interested. When people interested in soccer learn that a soccer player

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Quality assurance of articles

2017-04-17 Thread John Erling Blad
Definitly part of the overall quality. I wonder, do you have any stats om how much positive change the previous attempts have triggered? Den man. 17. apr. 2017, 02.04 skrev Leila Zia : > Hi John, > > This may be of interest to you: > > We are working on building