Re: [Wikimedia-l] New Wikimedia Foundation has soft launched!

2018-08-05 Thread Yair Rand
There are several more issues I've noticed with the new website: * According to the notice at the bottom, the company "Automattic Inc." is receiving all sorts of data about all visitors to the site, including location information, cookie data, data from pixel tags/web beacons used to track

Re: [Wikimedia-l] August 2018 "Community Metrics and Activities Meeting"

2018-08-05 Thread Richard Ames
I think Rupert has a point. I would consider getting up at 5AM for a general conversation but not to be bored. More loose, fun would be good. I can't do the end of this month - will be travelling. Cheers, Richard. On Monday, 6 August 2018, rupert THURNER wrote: > pine, i find the lack

Re: [Wikimedia-l] August 2018 "Community Metrics and Activities Meeting"

2018-08-05 Thread rupert THURNER
pine, i find the lack of feedback a pity, so let me give at least my personal impression. "activities and metrics" sounded bureaucratic, and it sounded like work, not rewarding. the opposite of fun. not sure if a regular meetup would work better? a hangout? same time all the time. no matter how

Re: [Wikimedia-l] August 2018 "Community Metrics and Activities Meeting"

2018-08-05 Thread Pine W
Hi all, Given the lack of interest and lack of suggestions, I'm going to cancel the meeting. However, if other people would like to be bold in organizing a meeting like this, they are welcome to do so. I would like to encourage interpersonal and social connections among good-faith Wikimedia