Re: [Wikimedia-l] Writing Wikimedia's history [Re: Institutional memory @WMF]

2020-08-28 Thread Philippe Beaudette
Adam writes: “The Wikimedia-pedia [1] is a treasure, thank you Philippe for linking!  I'd love to see this content migrated to a public wiki, where maybe it can come to life again.” Not-terribly-secretly, Eugene and I had always hoped that this section of the deliverables would continue to be

[Wikimedia-l] Update to the Conference Grants program dates and new proposals deadline

2020-08-28 Thread Chen Almog
Hello everyone! Following our last update regarding in-person gatherings, we wanted to share another update on the new dates for the upcoming Conference Grants program funding round. As we want to allow more time for

[Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Foundation Form 990 for FY 2018-2019 now on-wiki

2020-08-28 Thread Jaime Villagomez
Hello everyone, The Wikimedia Foundation has submitted our annual Form 990 for the Fiscal Year 2018-19 to the US Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and posted on-wiki[1]. The Form 990 is the annual financial reporting, known as an “information

[Wikimedia-l] Upcoming WMF/Research-Team Office hours on September 1st, 2020

2020-08-28 Thread Martin Gerlach
Hi all, Join the Research Team at the Wikimedia Foundation [1] for their monthly Office hours on 2020-09-01 at 16.00-17.00 (UTC). Through these office hours, we aim to make ourselves more available to answer some of the research related questions that you as Wikimedia volunteer editors,

[Wikimedia-l] Writing Wikimedia's history [Re: Institutional memory @ WMF]

2020-08-28 Thread Adam Wight
The Wikimedia-pedia [1] is a treasure, thank you Philippe for linking!  I'd love to see this content migrated to a public wiki, where maybe it can come to life again. Nearly every time I'm involved in onboarding, I find a chance to mention the Visual Editor rollout, Wikimedia's origins and

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Institutional memory @ WMF

2020-08-28 Thread Adam Wight
On 8/25/20 10:51 PM, Strainu wrote: It seems the WMF is going through another crisis of institutional memory I think I see where you're coming from, and I appreciate the generous turn away from individuals and towards potential structural problems.  Whatever the latest incident was, we can

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Institutional memory @ WMF

2020-08-28 Thread Peter Southwood
Maybe you could take on an official historian. Cheers, P -Original Message- From: Wikimedia-l [mailto:wikimedia-l-boun...@lists.wikimedia.org] On Behalf Of Delphine Ménard Sent: Wednesday, August 26, 2020 19:06 To: Wikimedia Mailing List Subject: Re: [Wikimedia-l] Institutional memory @

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Institutional memory @ WMF

2020-08-28 Thread Peter Southwood
This is the sort of information that should be in the official history. Cheers, P -Original Message- From: Wikimedia-l [mailto:wikimedia-l-boun...@lists.wikimedia.org] On Behalf Of Pete Forsyth Sent: Wednesday, August 26, 2020 22:37 To: Wikimedia Mailing List Subject: Re: [Wikimedia-l]