Re: [Wikimedia-l] Future of Wikipedia

2015-07-14 Thread Renata St
I know this probably sounds like I had to hike 20 miles to school with snow up to my waist - which I didn't - but I offer it only to say that we humans are a pretty persistent and creative bunch and when determined enough we can make things work. Sometimes, having to really dig for

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Future of Wikipedia

2015-07-14 Thread Renata St
These kids do not appreciate knowledge and information because they grew up with its abundance. When I was growing up (and I am only 30), printed encyclopedia was the only research tool. You would have been 8 years old when Encarta was launched. I am from a small non-English speaking

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Dillon gallery?

2013-08-30 Thread Renata St
about that... 3) why there is nothing about it anywhere? 4) when did this policy change come about? I know Sue was quite adamantly against it... Thanks! Renata On Thu, Aug 29, 2013 at 8:39 PM, Lisa Gruwell lgruw...@wikimedia.orgwrote: Hi Renata St and Dan- I just wanted to assure you

[Wikimedia-l] Dillon gallery?

2013-08-29 Thread Renata St
Hi, so I got this snail mail with an invitation(?) to an event(?) at Dillon Gallery on Oct 1 for a suggested(?) donation of $500... and it left me confused more than anything else. What's the event about? I can't find anything anywhere else (not that I looked very hard). I understand it's a