[Wikimedia-l] More information on the Foundation's Medium-Term planning process

2019-03-16 Thread James Baldwin
Hi All, To follow up on Janeen's email on the Foundation's Medium-Term Planning, we'd like to let you know you can find information about the process on our meta page[1]. We will be posting more information there in the coming weeks. If you have any questions or comments about our planning,

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Update on the Wikimedia Foundation’s planning process

2019-03-16 Thread Pine W
Hi Janeen, Thanks very much for the update. I like the sound of these goals. I have a question regarding the first goal. Does growing participation refer to growing human readership, or to both growing human readership and growing data reuse such as from Wikidata, or to growing human readership

[Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Ukraine's board and officers

2019-03-16 Thread Голова Правління
Hello! Wikimedia Ukraine had its General Assembly on February 16, 2019 and we have elected new Board and Audit Committee [1]. We have been working on changes in our organisation for quite a while now with the help of Wikimedia Foundation grantmaking staff: 1) for a while we have had our General

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Affiliates] Recognition of Wikimedia, Community User Group Albania

2019-03-16 Thread Sidorela Uku
Greta hi again, We agree that the discussion is not productive, but we did not initiate it. On the other hand, we invite everyone involved in this issue to remember the reasons we got involved in what we do in the first place. In our case we want to promote open knowledge in the way we think

Re: [Wikimedia-l] How diverse are your readers?

2019-03-16 Thread Benjamin Ikuta
I also don't see why it would be such a problem to have more articles about Pokemon. Volunteer effort is certainly not zero sum. Contributing to one area doesn't necessarily mean contributing less to another. Speaking from personal experience now, one of my earliest Wikipedia edits was

[Wikimedia-l] Update on the Wikimedia Foundation’s planning process

2019-03-16 Thread Janeen Uzzell
Greetings! I'm excited to be the new Chief Operating Officer at the Wikimedia Foundation and look forward to meeting many of you as I grow in this role. Until then, feel free to reach out to me at jan...@wikimedia.org. I've been busy supporting the Medium Term Planning team and wanted to send an

Re: [Wikimedia-l] How diverse are your readers?

2019-03-16 Thread Gerard Meijssen
Hoi, I have written another blogpost [1] where I express a different approach to our data. It achieves two things - an understanding what subjects not articles are most popular in Wikipedia - a tool that identifies what subjects we are looking for as missing in any Wikipedia the tool