Re: [Wikimedia-l] World Health Organization licences & COVID-19

2020-03-13 Thread Damon Sicore
Not to mention a lost opportunity for the world. On Thu, Mar 12, 2020 at 1:30 PM James Heilman wrote: > I have been asking WHO to release COVID19 content (specially videos) under > open licenses since since Feb 2020. > > I have spoke with Aleksandra Kuzmanovic who has been involved in their >

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fundraising needs your help

2019-11-27 Thread Damon Sicore
 > On Nov 27, 2019, at 4:08 PM, Joseph Seddon wrote: > > --- What’s your favorite thing about Wikipedia that you wish our readers > and donors knew? --- That Jimmy Wales and WMF sold the rights to the Wikipedia trademark to Apple for $40k back in the early 2000s, and that Apple has the right

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Concerns in general

2017-01-28 Thread Damon Sicore
As long as humanity maintains the concept of non-citizen, global suffering will prevail. I believe the only way to address backup and privacy concerns is to permanently dissolve all current systems relying on the infrastructure that corporations and governments can touch or see and move to

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Introducing Victoria Coleman, WMF Chief Technology Officer

2016-11-02 Thread Damon Sicore
Victoria, This is great news! I believe your talent, knowledge, and insight will boost and elevate the WMF community, and I know your positive personality will be warmly welcomed. Yours faithfully, Damon Sicore <> 6E98 FBFB D192 D32

[Wikimedia-l] Facebook CTO on strategy, Internet access, Wikipedia

2016-08-18 Thread Damon Sicore
faithfully, Damon [1] [2] Damon Sicore 512 963 5126 6E98 FBFB D192 D325 B85D D4FF FD2A 20ED DC1D 3975 ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list

Re: [Wikimedia-l] 100k articles written with Content Translation tool

2016-07-18 Thread Damon Sicore
, Damon Damon Sicore 512 963 5126 6E98 FBFB D192 D325 B85D D4FF FD2A 20ED DC1D 3975 On Mon, Jul 18, 2016 at 4:15 AM, Runa Bhattacharjee <> wrote: > Hello everyone, > > Our barely 1-year old Content Translation Tool just

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Board appointment of Executive Director

2016-06-24 Thread Damon Sicore
Congratulations, Katherine! Excellent work and great news. :) Yours faithfully, Damon D∀mon Sicor∃ 6E98 FBFB D192 D325 B85D D4FF FD2A 20ED DC1D 3975 On Fri, Jun 24, 2016 at 2:15 AM, Patricio Lorente <> wrote: > Dear all, > > It is our great

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wmfall] Wikimedia Foundation executive transition update

2016-03-10 Thread Damon Sicore
Excellent news! Katherine demonstrates integrity, has a strong mind for community, and she can help give WMF the voice it needs for a positive future. I’m personally thrilled to see this happen. Congratulations, and thank you for stepping into one of the most difficult and—I’d argue—one of

Re: [Wikimedia-l] In Support of Community

2016-01-12 Thread Damon Sicore
016, at 9:17 AM, Domas Mituzas <> wrote: > > Damon, for those who are not native in gibberish, care to translate? > > Cheers, > Doma > > On Sat, Jan 9, 2016 at 3:55 PM, Damon Sicore <> wrote: > >> To All, >> &g

[Wikimedia-l] In Support of Community

2016-01-09 Thread Damon Sicore
:// I trust James Heilman. I support the community. :) Yours faithfully, Damon Sicore aka: gnubeard, ex-vp of eng, and briefly head of product, WMF

[Wikimedia-l] Engineering Community

2015-02-11 Thread Damon Sicore
— Damon Sicore VP of Engineering Wikimedia Foundation ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: Unsubscribe: https

[Wikimedia-l] Call to Action

2014-10-06 Thread Damon Sicore
wikimedia-l, On arrival I was asked to describe a few leadership principles and practices I live out. In my response I included a statement about courage, honesty, and integrity [1]. These principles are not effective without applying them. To succeed, one must transfer these leadership