Re: [Wikimedia-l] Proposal towards a multilingual Wikipedia and a new Wikipedia project

2020-04-15 Thread Info WorldUniversity
Denny, and Wikimedians, How to maintain the diversity of contributions, edits, individual knowledge generators / writers, et al, on the human side of Wikipedia, by many different language communities if these were to grow, I wonder? Is this already part of your proposal, which I haven't come

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Proposal towards a multilingual Wikipedia and a new Wikipedia project

2020-04-15 Thread Info WorldUniversity
Hi Denny, Markus, and Wikimedians / Wikidatans, Thanks so much for this momentous next step in Wikipedia & Wikidata's ~300 languages, and for this great overview "Keynote by Denny Vrandečić at SWAT4HCLS 2019" & thanks too for mentioning the evolution of Wikipedia's

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Movement Strategy: Last chance to review the recommendations, next steps

2020-02-14 Thread Info WorldUniversity
Thanks for this great plan of action or policy designed to achieve a major or overall aim - regarding the sum of all knowledge. I enjoyed your podcast -,_a_strategy_interview.mp3#%7B%7Bint%3Afiledesc%7D%7D - in particular. (Seems like

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

2019-08-28 Thread Info WorldUniversity
Gerard, Katherine and Wikimedians, Am wondering if the Wikimedia Foundation is in Google for NonProfits which is holding an online training for managing volunteers on September 10th - (WUaS is in Google for Nonprofits and

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Farewell, Erik!

2019-02-10 Thread Info WorldUniversity
Thanks so so much for your great contributions to the Wikimedia Movement, Erik! Regards, Scott - On 8:46PM, Thu, Feb 7, 2019 Michael Snow On 2/7/2019 7:41 PM, Erik Moeller wrote: > > Thank you, Erik, for helping Wikimedia to know

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Katherine Maher is now CEO and ED of the Wikimedia Foundation

2019-02-05 Thread Info WorldUniversity
Congratulations, Katherine! Regards, Scott - - On Fri, Feb 1, 2019 at 1:44 PM Philippe Beaudette wrote: > This is a common sense, reasonable update. Nice work. :) > > On Fri, Feb 1, 2019 at 10:21 AM María Sefidari > wrote: > > > Dear

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [foundation-optional] A difficult goodbye

2019-01-14 Thread Info WorldUniversity
Thank you for your contributions to Wikimedia and the Wikimedia movement, Victoria, Regards, Scott - On Thu, Jan 10, 2019 at 5:31 PM Traci Sigmon wrote: > That sounds like an incredible opportunity, Victoria. It was great working >

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

2018-12-15 Thread Info WorldUniversity
Hi Ariel, Denny, and Wikimedians, I sent this at noon today, but it didn't go through to this email address, so am re-sending now from here. Suggestions about how these email lists might work differently? Best, Scott Scott MacLeod 12:01 PM (5 hours ago) to Wikimedia Thanks, Ariel, Denny,

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Recognition of the Vietnam Wikimedians User Group

2018-09-16 Thread Info WorldUniversity
Congratulations, as well! Cheers, Scott Scott_WUaS On 4:16AM, Sun, Sep 16, 2018 Moheen Reeyad wrote: > Congratulations! > > On Sun, Sep 16, 2018 at 5:07 PM Nurunnaby Hasive > > wrote: > > > Congratulations! > > > > > > Hasive > > WMBD > > > > On Sun, Sep 16, 2018 at 2:31 PM Shlomi Fish > >

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Deutschland: Annual Report 2017

2018-08-23 Thread Info WorldUniversity
Thank you, Cornelius and WMDE, Cheers, Scott Scott_WUaS On Wed, Aug 22, 2018 at 5:14 AM, Cornelius Kibelka <> wrote: > Hi all, > We have recently published our Annual Report 2017. If you would like > to learn more about examples of Wikimedia Deutschland's projects

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Movement Strategy: First round of Working Group members

2018-07-31 Thread Info WorldUniversity
And perhaps with a further focus on specific African countries that speak Portuguese? Scott_WUaS On 5:46AM, Tue, Jul 31, 2018 Gerard Meijssen wrote: > Hoi, > How about Portuguese from Africa? > Thanks, > GerardM > > On 27 July 2018 at 16:41, Paulo Santos Perneta > wrote: > > > Hello

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Solve legal uncertainty of Wikidata

2018-05-19 Thread Info WorldUniversity
Hi Mathieu, Rob, Denny, and Wikidatans, I'm writing to inquire about further Wikidata CC licensing clarifications. Wikidata may be heading to which allows for a) sharing b) adapting and even c) commercially MIT OCW uses, by way of comparison,

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Request for status update on CC-BY-SA 4.0

2018-05-16 Thread Info WorldUniversity
I think this CC-4 licensing would allow for 1) sharing, 2) adapting, but 3) non-commercially. At least this is what I learned when I was in communication a number of times with the MIT associate *dean* of digital *learning Cecilia d'Oliveira *at the time about sharing CC-4 licensed MIT

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Paid translation

2018-02-25 Thread Info WorldUniversity
John and All, As a possible complement to this discussion, CC-4 MIT OpenCourseWare-centric World University and School seeks to matriculate students in all ~200 countries' official/main languages (, and may compensate them for work in a

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Personal Update

2016-11-01 Thread Info WorldUniversity
Welcome, Kelly, and thanks for the information! Warm regards, Scott On Tue, Nov 1, 2016 at 1:28 PM, Anna Stillwell wrote: > Congratulations on your new role, Kelly. > Warmly, > /a > > On Tue, Nov 1, 2016 at 1:24 PM, Kelly Battles > wrote: > >

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Discussing Creative Commons 4.0

2016-10-09 Thread Info WorldUniversity
Great, Stephen and Rupert! I'd like to invite you both (and all Wikidatans in the SF Bay Area) to the Wikidata 4th birthday party on Wednesday, October 26 from 12:30-1:30 at Red Door Coffee SF on 111 Minna Street - Perhaps we can talk