[Wikimedia-l] WMF Chief of Staff transition

2021-03-10 Thread Ryan Merkley
will continue to be a part of this Big Open movement, and look forward to seeing you again — online or (fingers crossed) in person. With gratitude, Ryan Ryan Merkley (he/him) Chief of Staff and Board Liaison Wikimedia Foundation <https://wikimediafoundation.

[Wikimedia-l] Movement Strategy: transition to implementation begins

2020-06-09 Thread Ryan Merkley
-yqaq-zdk>) [7] to share any comments and ask questions. Our email channel is always open: strategy2...@wikimedia.org <mailto:strategy2...@wikimedia.org>. Best, Ryan Merkley Chief of Staff, Wikimedia Foundation [1] https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Strategy/Wikimedia_mov

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Passings of Users Tsirel, Muidlatif, Dmitrismirnov, and Ronhjones

2020-05-02 Thread Ryan Merkley
I’m incredibly sad to learn of Muid’s passing. He was such a bright light with an enormous personality. I was very fortunate to know him though my work at CC. r. _ Ryan Merkley (he/him) Chief of Staff, Wikimedia Foundation <https://wikimediafoundation.org/>

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Face recognition

2020-01-19 Thread Ryan Merkley
> directly state, that AI training is a derivative work; could you clarify > that? > > > > On Jan 18, 2020, at 2:58 PM, Ryan Merkley wrote: > > > [My comments are my own, and don’t reflect or suggest any official > position from WMF] > > > > The NBC story lin

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Face recognition

2020-01-18 Thread Ryan Merkley
e FAQs are here: https://creativecommons.org/faq/#artificial-intelligence-and-cc-licenses <https://creativecommons.org/faq/#artificial-intelligence-and-cc-licenses> r. _____ Ryan Merkley (he/him) Chief of Staff, Wikimedia Foundation <https://wikimediafoundati