Re: [Wikimedia-l] Practical implications of Coronavirus

2020-03-12 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
Dear Risker, Many thanks for sharing - I know you're a professional in the field. This is pretty much what we're doing as the WMF, and the affiliates surely can follow suit. All universities I'm currently affiliated with (Harvard, MIT, Kozminski) cancelled all classes and move to virtual

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Practical implications of Coronavirus

2020-03-10 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
edia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l > > > or, via email, send a message with subject or body 'help' to > > > wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org > > > > > > You can reach the person managing the list at > > > wikimedia-l-ow...@lists.wikimedia.o

Re: [Wikimedia-l] 2020 Wikimania Scholarships now open

2020-03-10 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
Hi, I believe it likely is too early to make a decision. We have a professional team at the WMF monitoring the situation, but the date is still 5 months in the future. It is reasonable to expect that we may need to make adjustments to the situation as it develops and in 2-3 months it will be

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Leadership change at Wikimedia Israel

2019-12-18 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
imedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines and https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia-l New messages to: Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org<mailto:Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org> Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Serbia board members

2019-12-09 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
g<mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org>?subject=unsubscribe> -- [http://crow.kozminski.edu.pl/minds.jpg]<http://nerds.kozminski.edu.pl/> prof. dr hab. Dariusz Jemielniak kierownik katedry MINDS (Management in Network

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Foundation Chief of Community Engagement to leave the Foundation

2019-11-16 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
s.wikimedia.org<mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org>?subject=unsubscribe> -- [http://crow.kozminski.edu.pl/minds.jpg]<http://nerds.kozminski.edu.pl/> prof. dr hab. Dariusz Jemielniak kierownik katedry MINDS (Manage

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Movement Strategy: Draft recommendations are here!

2019-08-24 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
On Sat, Aug 24, 2019 at 6:00 PM Todd Allen mailto:toddmal...@gmail.com>> wrote: Then, why'd we hear something so dismissive as this? My intent was not dismissive, but factual (I basically made a point that a majority of our communities is not interested in administration, organization,

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Movement Strategy: Draft recommendations are here!

2019-08-24 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
nteer workforce will not wish to continue to participate in a project that has so dramatically changed its entire raison d'etre. Jeff -- [http://crow.kozminski.edu.pl/minds.jpg]<http://nerds.kozminski.edu.pl/> prof. dr h

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Movement Strategy: Draft recommendations are here!

2019-08-24 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
On Sat, Aug 24, 2019 at 4:39 PM Jeff Hawke mailto:geoffey.ha...@gmail.com>> wrote: the various projects. I think my question could best have been phrased in terms of the first meaning -- that is, does the WMF Board expect that after these recommendations are enacted, and, as we may reasonably

Re: [Wikimedia-l] New board for Wikimedia Belgium + evaluation behaviour WMF

2019-06-17 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
Hi Paulo, On Mon, Jun 17, 2019 at 4:54 PM Paulo Santos Perneta wrote: " I'm referring to message from Caroline" - How have you jumped from Caroline wanting to further clarify something, to the conclusion that the OP was "pushing people who felt harassed or mistreated to step forward"? I'm

Re: [Wikimedia-l] New board for Wikimedia Belgium + evaluation behaviour WMF

2019-06-17 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
On Mon, Jun 17, 2019 at 4:26 PM Michel Vuijlsteke mailto:wikipe...@zog.org>> wrote: In other words, the best way to ban anyone from any event is to start a rumour about them? My understanding is that noone was banned from an event. On Mon, Jun 17, 2019 at 4:28 PM Paulo Santos Perneta

Re: [Wikimedia-l] New board for Wikimedia Belgium + evaluation behaviour WMF

2019-06-17 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
whoa! pushing people who felt harassed or mistreated to step forward is not ok at all. I do not honestly understand why the story from nearly a year ago has emerged, with personal details. It is not unusual for people who caused distress to not have done it intentionally, and to genuinely

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Be the change you want to see (was: WMF commitment for a Wikimedia projects archive)

2019-05-16 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
The thing is, we have a number of tools with a lot of cultural/behavioral as.well as.technological heritage. Yes, it would be nice to have a stable one point of entry communication. Unfortunately, even investing a lot in tech does not warrant a success. People tend to the most co..on

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Be the change you want to see (was: WMF commitment for a Wikimedia projects archive)

2019-05-15 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
Likewise. I often refrain from commenting when I think it is more collaborative and peaceful to do so, though. dj "pundit" On Wed, May 15, 2019 at 6:00 PM James Heilman mailto:jmh...@gmail.com>> wrote: As I trustee, I read and generally find this mailing list useful. Per the comments around

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [wikicite-discuss] Leaving the Wikimedia Foundation, staying on the wikis

2019-02-14 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
Dario, It has been amazing to watch you develop research at the Foundation, and I mean it both as a researcher myself, and a Wikimedian! DJ "pundit" On Thu, Feb 14, 2019, 14:52 Amir Sarabadani mailto:ladsgr...@gmail.com>> wrote: Dario, I will never forget all of your help when I started

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikipedia in an abstract language

2018-11-13 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
lto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org<mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org>?subject=unsubscribe> -- ____ [http://crow.kozminski.edu.pl/minds.jpg]<http://nerds.kozminski.edu.pl/> prof. dr hab. Dariusz J

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Celebrating Wikimania 2018 online

2018-07-23 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
Hi Romaine, What a nice idea! Thanks! Dj "pundit" On Mon, Jul 23, 2018, 20:25 Romaine Wiki wrote: > The official part of Wikimania is over, this does not prevent ourselves > from celebrating Africa's first Wikimania online, in more particular: > writing Wikipedia articles. > > Africa is

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Craig Franklin passed away

2018-04-16 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
This is deeply saddening. Craig was lively, funny and smart. I will miss him. Dj On Mon, Apr 16, 2018, 19:57 Lodewijk wrote: > Hi all, > > Through various other channels I learned the unfortunate news that Craig > Franklin (Lankiveil) has recently passed away. He

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Time to simplify the Bureaucracy ?

2018-03-07 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
dj "pundit" -- <http://nerds.kozminski.edu.pl/> Dariusz Jemielniak, Ph.D. Professor of Management Chair of MINDS (Management in Networked and Digital Societies) Department Kozminski University http://nerds.kozminski.edu.pl <http://nerds.kozminski.edu.pl/> associate

Re: [Wikimedia-l] About Facebook Linked in some of Wikimedia projects

2018-02-28 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
My personal preference is to NOT link to Facebook. I think they use the energy of people enough already. However, I also think it is up to local communities to decide what works for them best, there is no "one size fits all" here, IMHO best, DJ "pundit" On Feb 28, 2018 20:06, "Jimmy Wales"

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Heat Maps

2017-12-29 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
That'd be pretty cool. On Dec 29, 2017 17:44, "James Heilman" wrote: > Also all the underlying software is also under an open license, > specifically the MIT license and can be found on Github per > > https://ourworldindata.org/about/ > > James > > On Fri, Dec 29, 2017 at 9:37

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Board approval of FDC recommendation 2017-2018- Round 1

2017-12-22 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
correction of the link: https://wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/Resolution:Board_approval_of_FDC_recommendation_(2017-18,_Round_1) (Thanks Frans and Anders for spotting and reaching out!). dj On Fri, Dec 22, 2017 at 11:51 AM, Dariusz Jemielniak <dar...@alk.edu.pl> wrote: >

[Wikimedia-l] Board approval of FDC recommendation 2017-2018- Round 1

2017-12-22 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
of the participating organizations and are looking forward to the next round of applications in April 2018. Sincerely, Dariusz Jemielniak ("pundit"), on behalf of the Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees [1] https://wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/Resolution:Board_approval_of_FDC_recommendation_(2016-1

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Experimental onion service for all Wikimedia projects set up by Alec Muffett

2017-11-24 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
; https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Grants:IdeaLab/A_Tor_ >> > Onion_Service_for_Wikipedia >> > [3]:https://twitter.com/AlecMuffett/status/933739816038076419 >> > [4]: https://github.com/alecmuffett/eotk >> > [5]: >> > https://arstechnica.com/information-technol

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Experimental onion service for all Wikimedia projects set up by Alec Muffett

2017-11-24 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
a choice). For unlogged Wikipedia reading this solution is practically transparent for users. I've recently contacted the WMF with Orbot people and hope that at least we can evaluate this approach as a possibility. best, Dariusz Jemielniak "pundit" On Fri, Nov 24, 2017 at 2:11 AM, Cristia

Re: [Wikimedia-l] What to do when the WMF is stingy with the community?

2017-06-28 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
hi David, On Wed, Jun 28, 2017 at 7:52 PM, David Cuenca Tudela wrote: > Recently the review for the Wikidata conference grant application has > started, and I have complained that the funds allocated are insuficient to > cover the needs of the grants. The requested amount

[Wikimedia-l] Board approval of FDC recommendation 2016-2017- Round 2

2017-06-28 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
for being elected. The Board is looking forward to working with you. Sincerely, Dariusz Jemielniak (“pundit”), on behalf of the WMF Board of Trustees [1] https://wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/Resolution:Board_approval_of_FDC_recommendation_(2016-17,_Round_2) [2] https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Advisory Board of the Wikimedia Foundation

2017-06-27 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
e paper you brought to the BGC on > the 13th April, then? Or are you ready to discuss them now? Or will the > possibility of establishing them be postponed until some time after the > Advisory Board is reconstituted? > > "Rogol" > > On Tue, Jun 27, 2017 at 11:14 AM, Dari

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Advisory Board of the Wikimedia Foundation

2017-06-27 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
uted Board and the Community at large, nor > opportunities for the Community at large to be involved in suggesting > names. I assume then that engagement with the Community is not considered > important here? > > "Rogol" > > On Mon, Jun 26, 2017 at 9:31 AM, Dariusz Jemie

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Advisory Board of the Wikimedia Foundation

2017-06-26 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
> > > Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, > > > <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe> > > ___ > > Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta

[Wikimedia-l] FDC results

2017-06-22 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
Hi, Somehow the results of the FDC elections have not been yet announced here on the list. The certified outcome of the elections can be found here: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Foundation_elections/2017/Results Congratulations to: FDC members - Michał Buczyński – User:Aegis

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Let's set up a Tor onion service for Wikipedia

2017-06-14 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
hi Faidon, On Wed, Jun 14, 2017 at 4:57 PM, Faidon Liambotis wrote: > > > However, it hasn't been a priority for me or my team for these reasons: > - As long as communities feel so-and-so about Tor overall, and e.g. > block edits from Tor users, it's hard to justify us

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Let's set up a Tor onion service for Wikipedia

2017-06-13 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
On Tue, Jun 13, 2017 at 11:38 AM, Yongmin H. wrote: > FYI: Editing through tor is blocked for logged in users too, unless you > have `ipblock-exempt`. (It's included in admins and IP Block Exemptions.) it is NOW, it does not have to be - through an app. cheers, dj

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Let's set up a Tor onion service for Wikipedia

2017-06-13 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
On Mon, Jun 12, 2017 at 7:22 PM, Trillium Corsage wrote: > 06.06.2017, 01:11, "Risker" : > > As far as I can tell (and from comments made in the past by actual Tor > > users), there is no problem whatsoever for Tor users to read Wikipedia > > while

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Katherine Maher is making me happy this week

2017-06-01 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
w messages to: Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org > > Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, > > <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe> > ___ > Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Results of the 2017 Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees election

2017-05-23 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
t; >> > > >> > On 22 May 2017 at 11:53, Rogol Domedonfors <domedonf...@gmail.com> > >> wrote: > >> > > >> > > Indeed. It would be appropriate for members of the Board to state > now, > >> > in > >> > > publ

Re: [Wikimedia-l] WMIL General Assembly meeting and Board elections 2017

2017-05-09 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
Congrats! You clearly do something right :) On May 9, 2017 11:02 AM, "Itzik - Wikimedia Israel" wrote: Dear all, Yesterday (8.5.17) Wikimedia Israel (WMIL) held a general assembly meeting, during which the members held the elections for members of the Board of WMIL.

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Join us for a conversation with Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustee candidates

2017-05-07 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
-- > >>> Lane Rasberry > >>> user:bluerasberry on Wikipedia > >>> 206.801.0814 <(206)%20801-0814> > >>> l...@bluerasberry.com > >>> ___ > >>> Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Join us for a conversation with Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustee candidates

2017-05-07 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
-- > >>> Lane Rasberry > >>> user:bluerasberry on Wikipedia > >>> 206.801.0814 <(206)%20801-0814> > >>> l...@bluerasberry.com > >>> ___ > >>> Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Affiliates] Chapter De-Recognition: Wikimedia Philippines

2017-04-25 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
On Tue, Apr 25, 2017 at 4:42 PM, Gnangarra wrote: > > I look at the current processes around affiliates thats made it a longer > journey for any group to become a chapter, but once there it appears rather > to not take that way in reverse. Maybe the process could be

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [arbcom-l] Where is WMF with pursuing companies that offer paid editing services

2017-04-14 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
On Fri, Apr 14, 2017 at 5:23 AM, Gnangarra wrote: > > > but they didnt spam, nor did they introduce any false hoods, or remove > > controversial content, they just put a description of the Whopper for the > > opening sentence. I agree with James on this one. They

Re: [Wikimedia-l] WMF advanced permissions for employees

2017-02-16 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
kimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/ > wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines and https://meta.wikimedia.org/ > wiki/Wikimedia-l > New messages to: Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org > Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, > <mail

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Chapter De-Recognition: Wikimedia Hong Kong

2017-02-08 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
On Wed, Feb 8, 2017 at 9:22 AM, Gnangarra wrote: > Observation: When we place trust within the projects and the community it > appears that we like to grab the biggest stick possible to whack people > with it with at the first opportunity. I am not going to comment on this

Re: [Wikimedia-l] February 2: Update on Wikimedia movement strategy process (#5)

2017-02-05 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
On Sat, Feb 4, 2017 at 4:41 PM, Oloruntoba Oyeyele < oloruntobaoyey...@gmail.com> wrote: > Thanks for this update. Most especially, it's interesting to know the > renewed focus on the African community. It has been overdue and it is great we can work more in this exciting region! :) dj

Re: [Wikimedia-l] WikiProject Medicine Foundation: New Board Elected

2017-01-29 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/ > wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines > New messages to: Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org > Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, > <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe>

Re: [Wikimedia-l] News regarding Wikimania 2018

2017-01-10 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
scribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, > <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe> -- __ prof. dr hab. Dariusz Jemielniak kierownik katedry Zarządzania Międzynarodowego i grupy badawczej NeRDS Akademia Leona Koź

Re: [Wikimedia-l] "Delegation of policy-making authority" resolution

2016-12-21 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
hi Craig, On Wed, Dec 21, 2016 at 5:18 AM, Craig Franklin wrote: > As frustrating as the drama was at the beginning of the year for us, I'd > prefer to get one well considered story from someone like Dariusz, rather > than a mishmash of uncoordinated replies that have

[Wikimedia-l] Board approval of FDC recommendation 2016-2017- Round 1

2016-12-19 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
Dear members of the Wikimedia community, On behalf of the Board of Trustees of the Wikimedia Foundation, I write to share the news that we have approved [1] the full slate of the FDC’s Round 1 2016-2017 recommendations [2] for the Annual Plan Grants. In this round, 11 organizations will be

Re: [Wikimedia-l] (no subject)

2016-11-15 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
hi Rogol, On Mon, Nov 14, 2016 at 4:38 PM, Rogol Domedonfors wrote: > I quite understand that some members of the Board feel that there are more > important calls on their collective time and resources than engaging > directly with individual members of the community,

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Agenda for the November 13, 2016 Board Meeting

2016-11-14 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
On Mon, Nov 14, 2016 at 11:37 AM, Chris Keating wrote: > Since the board meeting has just happened, is now the right time to > mention minutes? :) > > In the past the idea's been floated that something could be published > shortly after the meeting - be it draft

Re: [Wikimedia-l] (no subject)

2016-11-14 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
Dear Rogol, On Sun, Nov 13, 2016 at 5:21 PM, Rogol Domedonfors wrote: > Jimmy Wales wrote: "it is possible and welcomed to bring forward issues to > board members at any time". > > It would be most helpful to know where and how the Board in general would > welcome such

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Agenda for the November 13, 2016 Board Meeting

2016-11-14 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
gt; New messages to: Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org > Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, > <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe> > -- __ prof. dr hab. Dariusz Jemielniak kierownik katedry

Re: [Wikimedia-l] How should security of Wikimedia accounts be better?

2016-11-12 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
ikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe> > ___ > Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/ > wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines > New messages to: Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org > Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/l

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Respect and good faith

2016-11-08 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
On Tue, Nov 8, 2016 at 7:29 PM, Rogol Domedonfors wrote: > Since however, board and staff members are so concerned about respect and > good faith, perhaps they would like demonstrate their commitment by being > more willing to extend those courtesies to members of the

Re: [Wikimedia-l] WMF Board: Vacant appointed seats and Turnover (Was: Personal Update)

2016-11-05 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
+1 to what Lodewijk, Anders, and James wrote. I see benefits in onboarding around Wikimania, and having a system in which each year we add three people (one year from the community, one from chapters, one from experts). However, I don't see it as an argument to extend the terms for current

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Ray Saintonge has died

2016-09-13 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
ailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe> -- ______ prof. dr hab. Dariusz Jemielniak kierownik katedry Zarządzania Międzynarodowego i grupy badawczej NeRDS Akademia Leona Koźmińskiego http://n <http://www.crow.alk.edu.pl/>wrds.kozminski.edu.p

[Wikimedia-l] FDC appointments

2016-09-02 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
Dear Wikimedians, We are pleased to inform you that the WMF Board of Trustees has come to a decision about which four candidates to appoint to the FDC for the next 2 years. It wasn't easy, as the caliber of candidates[*] was extremely high, and their range of skills and expertise extremely

Re: [Wikimedia-l] New Elections Committee

2016-08-25 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
On Thu, Aug 25, 2016 at 8:09 PM, Risker wrote: > I am also curious whether the committee members (and by extension the WMF > staff and Board liaisons) have undertaken to not run in the next election. > Given that the Committee is tasked with reviewing and potentially

Re: [Wikimedia-l] 2016 call for Board Governance Committee Volunteer and Advisory members [results]

2016-08-17 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
+1, and also I'm amazed how many outstanding people are willing to help! 17.08.2016 2:34 AM "Christophe Henner" napisał(a): > I hope nobody will mind, but I'll "Yay" with you too. > > Thanks and kuddos to Natalia for bringing the idea up, leading the process, > and making

[Wikimedia-l] FD candidates - shortlisted

2016-08-05 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
Many thanks to all those who nominated themselves for the four vacancies on the FDC; we have an exceptional slate of candidates this round, of diverse backgrounds and experiences. The shortlist of candidates has been posted on meta:

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Suggesting moderation

2016-07-26 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
On Tue, Jul 26, 2016 at 1:38 PM, Adrian Raddatz wrote: > Considering how horrible on-wiki dispute resolution can currently be for > all involved, I'm OK with keeping this in private here. > > Fair enough. My comment was meant to rather point out that we don't have rules of

Re: [Wikimedia-l] New Elections Committee

2016-07-26 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
On Tue, Jul 26, 2016 at 4:22 AM, WereSpielChequers < werespielchequ...@gmail.com> wrote: > Pine has a point. We all know that the founder seat will go eventually. > Whether it goes on the death or incapacity of the founder or earlier is a > valid question for the board and the community. I'm not

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimania-l] [Wikimania Committee] Wikimania 2018

2016-07-23 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
On Sat, Jul 23, 2016 at 6:43 PM, Florence Devouard wrote: > > We have listened to a lot of community members, both those present at > Wikimania 2016 and more widely, and decided overall that, given there was > strong desire for holding Wikimania every year, we should

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] June minutes from the Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees

2016-07-23 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
On Fri, Jul 22, 2016 at 11:18 PM, Pine W wrote: > > I feel that it's important that Board members be able to ask employees at > any level of the company how things are going. That is different from > providing direction, which can remain in the management structure adding

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] June minutes from the Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees

2016-07-22 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
hi Pine, On Fri, Jul 22, 2016 at 9:17 PM, Pine W wrote: > It seems to me that it's > the Board's job to supervise the ED, which hopefully includes supporting > him/her but also may include providing direction or removing him/her. I > personally feel that Katherine is doing

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Conference: Report 2016, Outlook 2017

2016-07-21 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
> Körperschaften I Berlin, Steuernummer 27/029/42207 > ___ > Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines > New messages to: Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org > Unsubscribe: http

[Wikimedia-l] The FDC's funding recommendation approved by the Board

2016-06-28 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
Dear members of the Wikimedia community, On behalf of the Board of Trustees of the Wikimedia Foundation, I write to share the news that we have approved [1] the full slate of the FDC’s Round 2 2015-2016 recommendations [2] for the Annual Plan Grants, as well as taken good note of the remarks and

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Board Governance Committee update

2016-06-28 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
On Tue, Jun 28, 2016 at 6:18 PM, Sydney Poore wrote: > With the growth in new methods and processes is the Board planning to have > a method to monitor/measure the success of these activities? > in fact, we have discussed a public "to-do" tracking system, but we are

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Community survey to support the WMF ED search starts right now

2016-06-05 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
On Sun, Jun 5, 2016 at 5:32 PM, Pine W wrote: > I'll add a question of my own here. I find this statement interesting: > "Please > rate these other qualifications: (Please rate 0 to 5 with 0 being 0 not > important; 5 for extremely important)... Experience of working in an >

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Community survey to support the WMF ED search starts right now

2016-06-05 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
On Sun, Jun 5, 2016 at 5:07 PM, Nikola Kalchev wrote: > Dariusz, thank you for your clarification. I understand that translations > take time. > > Would you please elaborate on the assumption that the most important > principle of the ED search committee was speed and

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Community survey to support the WMF ED search starts right now

2016-06-05 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
t; > New messages to: Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org > > > Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, > > > <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe> > > > > > ___________ &g

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Community survey to support the WMF ED search starts right now

2016-06-03 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
On Fri, Jun 3, 2016 at 5:56 PM, Luis Villa wrote: > > I would love to see a solid and rigorous hiring process that lends > credibility to the eventual selection. Has the board done an analysis of > the previous hiring process to help ensure that the new process will be > solid and

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Thoughts on WMF Governance reviews

2016-06-02 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org > Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, > <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe> -- __ prof. dr hab. Dariusz Jemielniak kierownik katedry Zarządzania Międzynaro

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Community survey to support the WMF ED search starts right now

2016-06-01 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
On Wed, Jun 1, 2016 at 5:36 PM, James Salsman wrote: > > Can we at least get confirmation that her performance working at the > Foundation will be appropriately weighted in her favor if we do have > another lengthy, expensive, third-party search? > I believe it is always

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Community survey to support the WMF ED search starts right now

2016-06-01 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
ia.org?subject=unsubscribe> > > > > > -- > James Heilman > MD, CCFP-EM, Wikipedian > > The Wikipedia Open Textbook of Medicine > www.opentextbookofmedicine.com > ___ > Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: &g

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] April 2016 minutes for the Board of Trustees

2016-05-25 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
hi, On Wed, May 25, 2016 at 5:12 PM, Ben Creasy wrote: > Last month, "Geoff and Stephen prepared a draft set of basic best-practice > recommendations [on governance]". These weren't released publicly as far > as I > am aware. "Maria and Dariusz were tasked with preparing a

Re: [Wikimedia-l] governance improvements

2016-05-15 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
On Sun, May 15, 2016 at 12:19 PM, Chris Keating wrote: > * Does your discussion on Monday include the Code of Conduct and > Confidentiality Agreement mentioned in the March minutes? > Actually, we have discussed and voted on them in April (minutes are in the process

Re: [Wikimedia-l] governance improvements

2016-05-15 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
On Sun, May 15, 2016 at 11:59 AM, Gerard Meijssen wrote: > Hoi, > I wonder what you mean by doing better. Are you doing your best given the > circumstances? If so you do what can be expected of you. When people think > that is not enough, it is their problem. They are

[Wikimedia-l] governance improvements

2016-05-15 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
ernal governance improvements, communication, onboarding processes, apart from our usual load. We still can do better, and I hope we are on a right path. best, Dariusz Jemielniak, "pundit" (a current WMF Trustee) [1] https://wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/Minutes/2016-03 [2] https://meta.wik

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Board meeting minutes

2016-05-10 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
On Tue, May 10, 2016 at 5:10 PM, Rogol Domedonfors wrote: > I can see no reason for this failure. We know that the Board is busy, but > it is a legal requirement that the minutes be drawn up and discussed, so > that publication is or should be a matter of very little

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Account of the events leading to James Heilman's removal

2016-05-08 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
As some of you may remember, I was the only trustee who voted against James' removal except himself. Nevertheless, I still believe that any functioning body as our Board has to have the right to expel a person, whom they feel like not being able to work with. If a majority of my fellow Board

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Account of the events leading to James Heilman's removal

2016-05-06 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
04.05.2016 22:00 "Katie Horn" napisał(a): > > Either way, I would be deeply encouraged to see progress in creating a more > robust and predictable connection between the board and WMF staff. Whether > that connection ends up being a board liaison or something else, I suspect

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Account of the events leading to James Heilman's removal

2016-05-04 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
On Wed, May 4, 2016 at 3:43 PM, Jake Orlowitz wrote: > 2) The whistleblower policy was indeed insufficient because even very > serious ethical complaints raised did not rise to the level of strict > illegality. > without referring to issues in the past, I think that a

Re: [Wikimedia-l] election for 2 seats on WMF board of trustees ends May 7...

2016-05-03 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
On Tue, May 3, 2016 at 11:08 AM, Itzik - Wikimedia Israel < it...@wikimedia.org.il> wrote: > I'm against publishing the chapters votes before the end of the elections. > More than that - I even offered before the election started that the > chapters votes will be confidential between them and be

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Crisis of Confidence

2016-05-02 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
On Mon, May 2, 2016 at 9:48 AM, Fæ wrote: > Your email fits perfectly with my description of the WMF board: "have > not apologized or even changed a single part of their governance > processes, despite vague unmeasurable offers to look into it." I'm not sure if it is typical

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Crisis of Confidence

2016-05-02 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
02.05.2016 5:22 AM "Fæ" napisał(a): > > Perhaps we could stick to facts? > > In the very recent case of Arnnon Geshuri, the WMF board of trustees > proved themselves to be completely out of touch with the > community.[1][2] 314 Wikimedians took part in the vote of no >

[Wikimedia-l] [wikimedia] Wikimania training for external Board members

2016-04-29 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
hi, within the Board Governance Committee, we have discussed several areas for improvement of the Board members skills. One of the areas we should cover is deeper enculturation of external Board members. Both Guy and Kelly are excited to be part of Wikimedia movement, and they want to learn

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fwd: Wikimedia Foundation ED search steering group created

2016-04-18 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
On Mon, Apr 18, 2016 at 6:43 AM, Joseph Seddon wrote: > Does Dariusz as a community selected board member not count? > > I would certainly hope that people DO approach me with ideas, and I am definitely very open to the discussion within the community. dj

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [FDC] Wikimédia France Annual Plan Grant - 2015-2016 R2

2016-03-25 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
edia-l, > <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe> -- __ prof. dr hab. Dariusz Jemielniak kierownik katedry Zarządzania Międzynarodowego i grupy badawczej NeRDS Akademia Leona Koźmińskiego http://n <http://www.crow.alk.edu.pl/&g

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Open and recorded WMF Board meetings

2016-03-03 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
On Thu, Mar 3, 2016 at 12:07 PM, Andrew Lih wrote: > > I’d be eager to try this idea of observers/scribes from the community, > with the slight amendment that I don’t think it *needs* to be a different > person every time, though it should certainly be open to participation

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Armenia candidate for the board

2016-03-03 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
n.org> > > > > Imagine a world in which every single human being can freely share in > > the sum of all knowledge. Help us make it a reality! > > https://donate.wikimedia.org > > ___ > > Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: > &

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Open and recorded WMF Board meetings

2016-03-03 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
On Thu, Mar 3, 2016 at 10:00 AM, Risker wrote: > >> > "Responsible for reviewing the minutes". This is a lovely ideal. Can we > now be realistic? What do we really expect that "observer" to do? Will > they have input in to what the minutes finally say? Do they have

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Open and recorded WMF Board meetings

2016-03-03 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
who is legitimized without the need to organize yet another elections. To reduce costs, this person could be connecting via Hangout, but physical presence would also be an option. We could ask this person their views, but they would mostly be an observer. dj -- __________ prof.

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Meeting in Berlin (was: Executive transition planning)

2016-03-01 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
Hi, Since the whole Board is in heavy overload right now, I'm writing basically to acknowledge this proposal and thank for it. Since I've been discussing the WMDE governance with its Board in the past, I think there are definitely useful learning points, and it is great that you take this

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Open letter: Issues needing addressing by the Wikimedia Foundation's Board of Trustees

2016-02-29 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
On Mon, Feb 29, 2016 at 10:55 AM, Andreas Kolbe wrote: > Here is what I don't understand: both Dariusz and James have said that they > pushed hard for transparency and community engagement about the project at > that time, and expressed concern that there hadn't been any. Do

Re: [Wikimedia-l] I am going to San Francisco

2016-02-29 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
On Mon, Feb 29, 2016 at 10:00 AM, Andreas Kolbe wrote: > Do you believe the various non-disclosure agreements and non-disparagement > clauses that staff have to sign to work at the WMF should be public? Will > you encourage staff to share their content, in the interests of >

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Movement representation vs WMF board reform

2016-02-28 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
On Sun, Feb 28, 2016 at 11:30 AM, Ad Huikeshoven wrote: > B) Another way would be to use securepoll to (s)elect a number of people in > a specific country by active editors in that country to accept certain > representative roles, for example in two way communication between >

Re: [Wikimedia-l] What it means to be a high-tech organization

2016-02-28 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
On Sun, Feb 28, 2016 at 10:18 AM, Yaroslav M. Blanter wrote: > Actually, in the facebook discussion which was earlier referenced on this > list someone noticed (unfortunately, without much impact) that WMF is not a > business company and not a high-tech company, but more like a

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Transition plans for WMF leadership - Board Reform

2016-02-25 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
On Thu, Feb 25, 2016 at 10:43 AM, Milos Rancic wrote: > Thus, not the senate, but assembly is the right form of our > organization: assembly which would select *paid* Board members. > Besides the load, I want Board members to be accountable to > Wikimedians, not to the

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Transition plans for WMF leadership - Board Reform

2016-02-23 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
On Tue, Feb 23, 2016 at 11:02 AM, Andreas Kolbe wrote: > > (1) The most compelling arguments in favour of having appointees as voting > board members (as opposed to having them as advisory board members), > I'm not sure what you're asking. I think that both external experts

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