[Wikimedia-l] Re: Nine Month Update & Foundation Leadership Team

2022-09-06 Thread Samuel Klein
Seconded — thank you for these continuing updates, and for always inviting conversation. Essential, even when it takes time for those seeds to sprout.  On Tue., Sep. 6, 2022, 7:11 p.m. Craig Newmark, wrote: > Maryana, much appreciated! > > Craig Newmark, craigslist founder >

[Wikimedia-l] Re: Wikivideos - New project proposal

2022-08-23 Thread Samuel Klein
Revisiting this thread: I love these ideas. Crossover design when?  On Fri., Aug. 5, 2022, 8:48 a.m. James Heilman, wrote: > We have a very similar project at VideoWiki which you can see here > > https://mdwiki.org/wiki/Video:Tuberculosis > > The compiler is here > > >

[Wikimedia-l] Re: Invitation to join the Movement Strategy Forum

2022-08-21 Thread Samuel Klein
Quim, thanks for sharing. This feels like a project where going part-way and stopping could make things more confusing, but seriously embracing the challenge of integrating the strengths of discourse and wikis, and ensuring the result helps streamline and integrate and improve communication,

[Wikimedia-l] Re: Reflections about Visa situation for Wikimedians

2022-08-16 Thread Samuel Klein
imedia-l mailing list -- wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org, guidelines >> > at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines and >> > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia-l >> > Public archives at >> > >> https://lists.wikimedia.org/hyperkitty/list/wi

[Wikimedia-l] Re: Wikimedia integration in OpenRefine: looking for developers

2022-08-12 Thread Samuel Klein
meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia-l > Public archives at > https://lists.wikimedia.org/hyperkitty/list/wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org/message/EEIKHJZW7AMSIYGW7RURB5FG7ISZSW52/ > To unsubscribe send an email to wikimedia-l-le...@lists.wikimedia.org -- Samuel Klein @m

[Wikimedia-l] Re: Seven Wikimedia chapters rejected as permanent observers to the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)

2022-07-25 Thread Samuel Klein
Jan -- Nice work. Who will represent us to ECOSOC? ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list -- wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines and https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia-l Public archives

[Wikimedia-l] Re: Announcing the six candidates for the 2022 Board of Trustees election

2022-07-21 Thread Samuel Klein
wiki/Wikimedia-l >> Public archives at >> https://lists.wikimedia.org/hyperkitty/list/wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org/message/ETIW63OYG5WNA2TEYR7VRE4FYBRRWOEO/ >> To unsubscribe send an email to wikimedia-l-le...@lists.wikimedia.org >> >> ___ &g

[Wikimedia-l] Re: @Wikipedia losing opportunities in Twitter

2022-07-12 Thread Samuel Klein
undation.org/> >> >> >> On Tue, Jul 12, 2022 at 1:43 PM effe iets anders < >> effeietsand...@gmail.com> wrote: >> >>> How is @Wikipedia (and similar accounts) being managed right now? I'm >>> mostly curious about the process how the tweets are decided upo

[Wikimedia-l] Re: @Wikipedia losing opportunities in Twitter

2022-07-12 Thread Samuel Klein
and > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia-l > Public archives at > https://lists.wikimedia.org/hyperkitty/list/wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org/message/ZOCBTOH4CXJDCV74J7YR6HAVL7EAGOQF/ > To unsubscribe send an email to wikimedia-l-le...@lists.wikimedia.org -- Samuel Klein

[Wikimedia-l] Re: The Wikimedia Enterprise API project

2022-06-21 Thread Samuel Klein
ticularly interested in your >>>> feedback on how we have designed the checks and balances to this project - >>>> to ensure it is as successful as possible at achieving those two goals >>>> described above while staying true to the movement’s values and culture. &g

[Wikimedia-l] Re: The Wikimedia Enterprise API project

2022-06-21 Thread Samuel Klein
org/wiki/Talk:Wikimedia_Enterprise >>> >>> On this Friday (March 19) we will be hosting two “Office hours” >>> conversations where anyone can come and give feedback or ask questions: >>> >>>- >>> >>>13:00 UTC via Zoom at https

[Wikimedia-l] Re: [Wikidata] A collaboration between three Wikimedia affiliates to advance the technical capacities of the movement around Wikidata

2022-06-21 Thread Samuel Klein
können. Helfen Sie uns dabei! > https://spenden.wikimedia.de > > Wikimedia Deutschland — Gesellschaft zur Förderung Freien Wissens e. V. > Eingetragen im Vereinsregister des Amtsgerichts Berlin-Charlottenburg unter > der Nummer 23855 B. Als gemeinnützig anerkannt durch das Finanzamt für > Körperschaften I Berlin,

[Wikimedia-l] Small joy of the day: Txikipedia

2022-06-19 Thread Samuel Klein
Reminded today of how beautifully this kids encyclopedia has worked out: Txikipedia:Azala (main page), Txikipedia:Gengis_Khan More languages should try that. a) simple skin hack, b) loving

[Wikimedia-l] Re: what do we do with all this opportunity?

2022-06-18 Thread Samuel Klein
> smaller NGO cannot cover these programming expenses for the movement. > > James > > On Sat, Jun 18, 2022 at 3:49 PM Samuel Klein wrote: > >> We face the paradox <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fredkin%27s_paradox> >> of choice <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Overcho

[Wikimedia-l] Re: what do we do with all this opportunity?

2022-06-18 Thread Samuel Klein
We face the paradox of choice , the lull of peace, and the fog of distributed bureaucracy. ~ With great possibility comes disfocus. (and a few things with focus!) ~ With no clear challenge or adversary,

[Wikimedia-l] Re: Developer Portal is launched! Discover Wikimedia’s technical areas and how to contribute

2022-06-15 Thread Samuel Klein
deas and questions are more than welcome on the talk page of > the project > <https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Talk:Developer_Advocacy/Developer_Portal>. > Let's keep discussions in one place. :-) > > > Birgit & the Developer Portal project team > > > > -- > Birg

[Wikimedia-l] Re: Selena Deckelmann joins as Chief Product & Technology Officer

2022-06-13 Thread Samuel Klein
Welcome Selena -- thank you for this kind introduction. I hope you find the Foundation and projects warm and welcoming, with ample humor and beauty in them (and in 'practice, not theory'!). SJ ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list --

[Wikimedia-l] Re: Join the new Movement Strategy Forum community review

2022-06-12 Thread Samuel Klein
Hi Tgr :) Of course you've been involved in Discourse administration as much as anyone. > Our community's hostility to experiments is one of the biggest obstacles > to adaptation and addressing long-present problems > That seems unfair. Please reconsider. (your opinion carries a lot of weight

[Wikimedia-l] Re: Open Call for Wikimania Volunteers

2022-06-11 Thread Samuel Klein
iki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines and > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia-l > Public archives at > https://lists.wikimedia.org/hyperkitty/list/wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org/message/5OENZQ6UCKQT5KXBOP3O2JZ6G7HNZ44Y/ > To unsubscribe send an email to wikimedia-l-le...@lists.wikimedia.org

[Wikimedia-l] Re: Fact-checking where resources flow

2022-06-02 Thread Samuel Klein
tion/e/e4/Wikimedia_Foundation_2020_Form_990.pdf#page=29 > ___ > Wikimedia-l mailing list -- wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org, guidelines > at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines and > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia-l

[Wikimedia-l] Re: Congratulations to accepted candidates for Google Summer of Code 2022 & Outreachy Round 24

2022-05-27 Thread Samuel Klein
What a crew!! Excited to see interest in WDComplete and edit requests Congrats to all, wishing you an inspiring and productive summer.   On Thu., May 26, 2022, 9:04 p.m. Oby Ezeilo, wrote: > Congratulations to all of them  > Regards > Oby Ezeilo > > On Fri, May 27, 2022, 12:59 AM

[Wikimedia-l] Re: Simplifying governance processes

2022-05-24 Thread Samuel Klein
organs. > > Accurate insights from SJ and others, if not necessarily new, but unlikely > to lead to change because all the incentives that led to this place remain. > ___ > Wikimedia-l mailing list -- wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org, guideline

[Wikimedia-l] Simplifying governance processes

2022-05-18 Thread Samuel Klein
Delegate more. Delegate to community. Delegate *design* and *implementation*. Our communities excel at self-organization, and rebel against arbitrary mandates. Avoid language or policies that remove agency or exaggerate staff-community division. 풲♡, SJ -- Samuel Klein @metasj

[Wikimedia-l] Re: Building Partnerships and Identifying and Addressing Harassment Online self-guided courses now available on WikiLearn platform

2022-05-14 Thread Samuel Klein
Cassie + Asaf -- again, very cool, I'd like to share this more widely, but it's still a bit too confusing. - Courses includes some test courses that should probably be hidden, many copies of each course, and no details for the Harassment course. - It's not clear if

[Wikimedia-l] Re: Building Partnerships and Identifying and Addressing Harassment Online self-guided courses now available on WikiLearn platform

2022-05-11 Thread Samuel Klein
wikimedia.org > ___ > Wikimedia-l mailing list -- wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org, guidelines > at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines and > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia-l >

[Wikimedia-l] Re: Open proxies and IP blocking

2022-04-30 Thread Samuel Klein
On Sat, Apr 30, 2022 at 11:25 AM Steven Walling wrote: > On Sat, Apr 30, 2022 at 12:37 AM effe iets anders < > effeietsand...@gmail.com> wrote: > >> This family of methods risks a two class community, but I'm not sure if >> that is worse than the current situation. I'm not sure what would be the

[Wikimedia-l] Re: New co-ED at Wikimedia Deutschland

2022-04-28 Thread Samuel Klein
> Wikimedia-l mailing list -- wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org, guidelines > at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines and > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia-l > Public archives at > https://lists.wikimedia.org/hyperkitty/list/wikimedia-

[Wikimedia-l] Re: Collection / Special:Book usage

2022-04-24 Thread Samuel Klein
__ > Wikimedia-l mailing list -- wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org, guidelines > at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines and > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia-l > Public archives at > https://lists.wikimedia.org/hyperkitty/l

[Wikimedia-l] Re: Collection / Special:Book usage

2022-04-23 Thread Samuel Klein
. > > > > Best regards, > > Jürgen. > ___ > Wikimedia-l mailing list -- wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org, guidelines > at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines and > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia

[Wikimedia-l] Re: Open proxies and IP blocking

2022-04-21 Thread Samuel Klein
iki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines and > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia-l > Public archives at > https://lists.wikimedia.org/hyperkitty/list/wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org/message/UU76SJ5LZI5MA5F3WC3NSY4UMGDQTGXR/ > To unsubscribe send an email to wikimedia-l-le...@li

[Wikimedia-l] Re: Open proxies and IP blocking

2022-04-20 Thread Samuel Klein
gt; <https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines> >> https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines and >> <https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia-l> >> https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia-l >> Public archives at >> <

[Wikimedia-l] Re: Collection / Special:Book usage

2022-04-17 Thread Samuel Klein
edia.org, guidelines > at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines and > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia-l > > Public archives at > https://lists.wikimedia.org/hyperkitty/list/wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org/message/6KAYWL47

[Wikimedia-l] Re: Open letter on negating race and ethnicity as "meaningful distinctions" in the UCoC

2022-04-08 Thread Samuel Klein
Thanks Anasuya. +1 to all of this! For the backlog of specific change proposals like this that have been made and not yet addressed/rebutted or implemented: how should these be sorted? (Ditto for the possibility of implied revisions in the recent announcement) Perhaps we could use more parallel

[Wikimedia-l] Re: UCoC Phase 2 Ratification Results Announcement

2022-04-07 Thread Samuel Klein
On Wed, Apr 6, 2022 at 1:25 AM Željko Blaće wrote: > On Wed, Apr 6, 2022 at 6:34 AM effe iets anders > wrote: > >> >> (sidenote: the fact that this announcement is being made by a WMF staff >> member probably means that this process is less community driven than I >> thought. ) >> For a

[Wikimedia-l] Re: Preserving cities and buildings, block by block

2022-03-24 Thread Samuel Klein
projects on other languages. > > > > Четверг, 24 марта 2022, 18:32 +03:00 от Samuel Klein : > > Are there any projects in the vein of Geograph <https://geograph.co.uk/>, > OSM, Yelp, or Wikipedia for people remembering and preserving images and > information about

[Wikimedia-l] Preserving cities and buildings, block by block

2022-03-24 Thread Samuel Klein
Are there any projects in the vein of Geograph , OSM, Yelp, or Wikipedia for people remembering and preserving images and information about cities, city blocks, buildings? Particularly for cities that are damaged by disaster or war, this seems like a valuable thing to do

[Wikimedia-l] Re: Announcing the 2022 Wikimedia Hackathon

2022-03-08 Thread Samuel Klein
ikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org, guidelines > at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines and > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia-l > Public archives at > https://lists.wikimedia.org/hyperkitty/list/wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org/message/NTSTK5GDEYQ75FX5C46

[Wikimedia-l] Re: Our World in Data (OWID)

2022-03-02 Thread Samuel Klein
ssion with OWID and they have no > capacity to add this infrastructure for a couple of years. We will need to > build something ourselves if we want it sooner. Am looking for volunteers > who are interested :-) Or funding to help hire someone to work on this. > > James > > On Wed,

[Wikimedia-l] Re: Our World in Data (OWID)

2022-03-02 Thread Samuel Klein
imedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines and > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia-l > Public archives at > https://lists.wikimedia.org/hyperkitty/list/wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org/message/JFDYY5EIWNACATLHRWHUIXYSDCTS5LVE/ > To unsubscribe send an email to

[Wikimedia-l] Re: Sanctions against the Russian Federation; support for Ukrainian Wikimedians

2022-03-01 Thread Samuel Klein
PKI4NHHJORZN74L6AQ7/ > To unsubscribe send an email to wikimedia-l-le...@lists.wikimedia.org > -- Samuel Klein @metasj w:user:sj +1 617 529 4266 ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list -- wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org, guidelines at:

[Wikimedia-l] Re: [Wikimedia Announcements] Ukraine's Cultural Diplomacy Month: We are back in 2022!

2022-02-23 Thread Samuel Klein
: > https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l > ___ > WikimediaAnnounce-l mailing list -- > wikimediaannounc...@lists.wikimedia.org > To unsubscribe send an email to > wikimediaannounce-l-le...@lists.wikimedia.org >

[Wikimedia-l] Re: [Wikimedia Announcements] Книжковий Арсенал 2022: потрібні волонтери

2022-02-15 Thread Samuel Klein
__ > WikimediaAnnounce-l mailing list -- > wikimediaannounc...@lists.wikimedia.org > To unsubscribe send an email to > wikimediaannounce-l-le...@lists.wikimedia.org > -- Samuel Klein @metasj w:user:sj +1 61

[Wikimedia-l] Re: Recognition of Wikimedia Community User Group Rwanda

2022-02-10 Thread Samuel Klein
s.wikimedia.org/message/MFA2FLU676R43VFKRHHEW6X63M6LOBXI/ > To unsubscribe send an email to wikimedia-l-le...@lists.wikimedia.org -- Samuel Klein @metasj w:user:sj +1 617 529 4266 ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list -- wikimed

[Wikimedia-l] Re: Form 990 clarification request (for the attention of WMF accounts staff)

2022-02-01 Thread Samuel Klein
sts/Guidelines and > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia-l > Public archives at > https://lists.wikimedia.org/hyperkitty/list/wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org/message/DJ5FEGQDMECLWVQCFBFBLNY7LKEXMSBC/ > To unsubscribe send an email to wikimedia-l-le...@lists.wikimedia.

[Wikimedia-l] Re: Media coverage in Germany: Enterprise / Advocacy

2022-01-31 Thread Samuel Klein
bers. In total, more than 500,000 people >>> supported Wikimedia Deutschland financially last year. In 2021, there was >>> actually money from platforms. While the figure in 2020 was 0%, in 2021 it >>> accounted for about 0.2% of revenue.

[Wikimedia-l] Re: Community Wishlist Survey 2022 is coming. Help us and prepare

2022-01-26 Thread Samuel Klein
ey will at least consider >>>>>> community >>>>>> > requests as they plan upcoming work. We always check to see >>>>>> if >>>>>> > other teams are already working on solutions related to >>>>>&

[Wikimedia-l] Re: The Wikipedia Library: Accessing free reliable sources is now easier than ever

2022-01-26 Thread Samuel Klein
gt; > > ___ > > Wikimedia-l mailing list -- wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org > > <mailto:wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org>, guidelines at: > > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guideli

[Wikimedia-l] Re: The Wikipedia Library: Accessing free reliable sources is now easier than ever

2022-01-24 Thread Samuel Klein
_ > Wikimedia-l mailing list -- wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org, guidelines > at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines and > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia-l > Public archives at > https://lists.wikimedia.org/hyperkitty/list/wikimedia-l@lists.wikimed

[Wikimedia-l] Re: General Maintenance at Commons

2022-01-23 Thread Samuel Klein
CBOLT4CGOX7ZSPU4PONUA/ > To unsubscribe send an email to wikimedia-l-le...@lists.wikimedia.org -- Samuel Klein @metasj w:user:sj +1 617 529 4266 ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list -- wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org, guide

[Wikimedia-l] Re: [Wikitech-l] Re: Re: Re: Uplifting the multimedia stack (was: Community Wishlist Survery)

2022-01-22 Thread Samuel Klein
I asked on th talk page, but posting here as well: -- what's the intended interaction b/t proposals from past years and the current list? Do people need to find and repost older proposals they want to see included? Is there a mechanism for refactoring sets of related proposals?  On Sat.,

[Wikimedia-l] Re: The Wikimedia Foundation Research Award of the Year - Call for Nominations

2022-01-13 Thread Samuel Klein
My post was sharded to just the wikidata list, copying the others :) On Thu, Jan 13, 2022 at 12:59 PM Patricio Lorente < patricio.lore...@gmail.com> wrote: > Thank you, SJ. I fully agree with your recommendations. > > El jue, 13 ene 2022 a las 14:55, Samuel Klein () > escribi

[Wikimedia-l] Re: Luis Bitencourt-Emilio Joins Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees

2022-01-13 Thread Samuel Klein
k, Maciej Wilamowski >(2021) Psychology and Wikipedia: Measuring Psychology Journals’ >Impact by Wikipedia Citations > > <http://nerds.kozminski.edu.pl/wp-content/uploads/2021/02/Psychology-and-Wikipedia-measuring-psychology-journals-impact-by-Wikipedia-citations.pdf> >, *Social

[Wikimedia-l] Re: Is (Wikipedian-in-residence, a proposal) to update?

2022-01-03 Thread Samuel Klein
__ > Wikimedia-l mailing list -- wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org, guidelines > at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines and > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia-l > Public archives at > https://lists.wikimedia.org/hyperkitty/list/

[Wikimedia-l] Re: [Wikitech-l] Re: Uplifting the multimedia stack (was: Community Wishlist Survery)

2022-01-02 Thread Samuel Klein
I appreciate all of the comments; still unsure where to more persistently host the conversation, but for now I posted this still-arbitrary list on Commons . (adding other items mentioned in this thread) SJ - *File formats*: Support

[Wikimedia-l] Uplifting the multimedia stack (was: Community Wishlist Survery)

2021-12-30 Thread Samuel Klein
Separate thread. I'm not sure which list is appropriate. *... but not all the way to sentience .* The annual community wishlist survey (implemented by a small team, possibly in isolation?) may not be the mechanism for prioritizing large changes, but

[Wikimedia-l] Re: Community Wishlist Survey 2022 is coming. Help us and prepare

2021-12-30 Thread Samuel Klein
Szymon: neat, thanks. How do past suggestions carry over? We should definitely make more use of community-curated priority lists (annotated with how separable / hard they are; where they sit on the 'new solution <--> pay off tech debt' spectrum). And see if we can support a broader range of

[Wikimedia-l] Re: Fwd: Meta, WikiMedia, and the Hewlett Foundation partner with Africa No Filter

2021-12-21 Thread Samuel Klein
as the potential to contribute >>>>> something to our shared knowledge and that everyone should be able to >>>>> access that knowledge freely. We host Wikipedia and the Wikimedia >>>>> projects, >>>>> build software experiences for readi

[Wikimedia-l] Re: December 14 Conversation hour about organizing for #WikiForHumanRights 2022

2021-12-14 Thread Samuel Klein
omplex ;-) > > On Tue, 14 Dec 2021 at 17:14, Samuel Klein wrote: > >> Thanks for organizing this again. 'Getting more complex' is right... >> >> On Tue, Dec 14, 2021 at 8:00 AM Alex Stinson >> wrote: >> >>> Hi all, >>> >>> Reminder that the

[Wikimedia-l] Re: December 14 Conversation hour about organizing for #WikiForHumanRights 2022

2021-12-14 Thread Samuel Klein
a Foundation >> Twitter: @sadads >> >> Learn more about how the communities behind Wikipedia, Wikidata and other >> Wikimedia projects create calls to action to invite new contributors >> through campaigns: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Campaigns >> > &

[Wikimedia-l] Re: Approval of Human Rights Policy

2021-12-10 Thread Samuel Klein
/meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines and > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia-l > Public archives at > https://lists.wikimedia.org/hyperkitty/list/wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org/message/37DBZDJ2YUYBN7VARYYYUY62O53LAJ7T/ > To unsubscribe send an

[Wikimedia-l] Re: Auction at Christie's

2021-12-03 Thread Samuel Klein
Thanks for the post; I appreciate finding out from an internal list before social media / the news. Adam, agreed this list isn't a good place for general discussion about it, bit a heads-up seems fine (and a longer thread on wiki appropriate)  >> *I’ll be around for the next 8 hours or so

[Wikimedia-l] Re: Small gratitude to our fellow wikimedians

2021-11-08 Thread Samuel Klein
a/shop?asc=u > > > ___ > Wikimedia-l mailing list -- wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org, guidelines > at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines and > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia-l >

[Wikimedia-l] Re: Meet the new Movement Charter Drafting Committee members

2021-11-01 Thread Samuel Klein
Thank you Kaarel, and kudos to the committee; may the work get off to a solid start. Bodhisattwa Mandal writes: > Coming from South Asia and looking at ESEAP, I am not at all excited > considering the geographical representation of the committee as per > Wikimedia regions[1], excluding WMF

[Wikimedia-l] Re: Manavpreet Kaur's role in AffCom's issues

2021-10-25 Thread Samuel Klein
Michal, Don't be absurd. *Do not use this list for personal attacks*. You seem to be forum-shopping an ethical disagreement with others at WMSVK, and now extending that to attacking anyone who has interacted with you

[Wikimedia-l] Re: Movement Charter Drafting Committee elections are now open!

2021-10-19 Thread Samuel Klein
idelines and > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia-l > Public archives at > https://lists.wikimedia.org/hyperkitty/list/wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org/message/LIVTHULOCCB5Z5ILGJUUEHSHPKEPEOPO/ > To unsubscribe send an email to wikimedia-l-le...@li

[Wikimedia-l] Re: Movement Charter Drafting Committee elections are now open!

2021-10-18 Thread Samuel Klein
l to wikimedia-l-le...@lists.wikimedia.org >> >> >> >> -- >> >> Kaarel Vaidla (he/him) >> >> Movement Strategy <https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Strategy/2030> >> >> Wikimedia Foundation <https://wikimediafoundation.org/> >&

[Wikimedia-l] Re: 100$ million dollars and still obsolete

2021-10-15 Thread Samuel Klein
Luis writes: > For what it is worth, I think the current mobile app is pretty good and I regularly finding pleasant surprises Yea, the mobile app is sweet, editing and all. Responding to two specific earlier comments: 1. *Galder* - "It is 2021 and we still can't edit by mobile phone." -->

[Wikimedia-l] Re: 100$ million dollars and still obsolete

2021-10-15 Thread Samuel Klein
Thanks Galder for the provocative thread and Jonathan for your reflections (in this thread and in issues elsewhere, past and present). Galder -- I'm thinking about how to refactor your observations to make them less personal, more general, easier to work with. This issue and these patterns are

[Wikimedia-l] Re: Toolhub 1.0 is launched! Discover software tools used at Wikimedia

2021-10-14 Thread Samuel Klein
spire you with >> new ideas, and ultimately be useful for your work. >> >> Feedback, bug reports, ideas and questions are more than welcome on the talk >> page of the project <https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Talk:Toolhub>, or >> in Phabricator <https://phabricator.wiki

[Wikimedia-l] Re: Wikimedia Endowment reaches initial $100 million goal and welcomes new board members

2021-09-22 Thread Samuel Klein
Wonderful news, and an amazing set of board members. Thanks to the team for making the endowment a steady and growing pillar of support, and tending to its governance too with care :)  On Wed., Sep. 22, 2021, 10:58 a.m. Lisa Gruwell, wrote: > Dear all, > > Today I am very happy to announce

[Wikimedia-l] Re: [Wikimedia Announcements] Welcoming the new Wikimedia Foundation CEO

2021-09-14 Thread Samuel Klein
Hello Maryana! This is superb news. Brad 'OG' Patrick wrote: > Congratulations and welcome to the best job in the world! > You're not wrong :) Access to knowledge seems to becoming more unequal these days in new ways, with the volume of convincing un-knowledge increasing much faster than the

[Wikimedia-l] Re: Welcoming the first round of grants from the Equity Fund

2021-09-11 Thread Samuel Klein
Broadly agreeing with Gergő — our central challenge in this arena is that the Foundation's total investment in things outside of staffing its own growing org has historically been quite small — even though we recognize that WP itself needed well under $1M to take off, and that we need a wide range

[Wikimedia-l] Re: Paid editing dashboard and metrics?

2021-09-08 Thread Samuel Klein
projects. Many are familiar with large-scale UPE operations. Some of us > already work with tools for automated and semi-automated detection. So it > might be more fruitful to discuss it with contributors experienced in that > area. > > Best, > > Mario > > On Wed, Sep 8, 2021 at 7

[Wikimedia-l] Re: Paid editing dashboard and metrics?

2021-09-08 Thread Samuel Klein
re to help each editor do more, making it > fun, easy and welcoming for new contributors, and fighting the attrition in > admins and other functionaries. If our volunteer community was larger and > healthier, the threat of paid interference would be less scary. > > On Tue, Sep 7, 2021

[Wikimedia-l] Re: Paid editing dashboard and metrics?

2021-09-07 Thread Samuel Klein
. I've cleaned it up a bit and linked it to the German page. This really needs some automated scripting and tracking, at the scale of ORES... Is there any routine analysis / stats compiled of edits associated with these orgs, or of their activity online? On Tue, Sep 7, 2021 at 2:19 PM Samuel Klein

[Wikimedia-l] Re: Results for the most contended Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees election

2021-09-07 Thread Samuel Klein
ists.wikimedia.org, guidelines > at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines and > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia-l > Public archives at > https://lists.wikimedia.org/hyperkitty/list/wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org/message/3GWCGYPKVJMGNJ6UXWQ5553RGYDPRBYN/ >

[Wikimedia-l] Paid editing dashboard and metrics?

2021-09-07 Thread Samuel Klein
Jan Böhmermann published an amazing expose on political WP editing in Germany; it gets good around 15 minutes in . In the video he exposed the workings of a paid editing farm run (by Olaf Kosinsky

[Wikimedia-l] Re: Voting closes for the 2021 Board of Trustees election with a record participation

2021-09-01 Thread Samuel Klein
On Wed, Sep 1, 2021 at 3:26 PM Jackie Koerner wrote: > Diversity was an important goal with these elections. Messages about the > Board election were translated into 61 languages. This outreach worked > well. There were 70 communities with eligible voters voting in this > election for the first

[Wikimedia-l] Re: Wikipedia issues in UNDARK.org #Opinion article to check...

2021-08-17 Thread Samuel Klein
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[Wikimedia-l] Re: Fwd: FW: Professor Jing Wang (1950–2021)

2021-07-30 Thread Samuel Klein
> * I use this address for lists; send personal messages to phoebe.ayers > gmail.com * > ___ > Wikimedia-l mailing list -- wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org, guidelines > at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines and > htt

[Wikimedia-l] Re: Welcoming María Sefidari as a Foundation consultant. :)

2021-06-25 Thread Samuel Klein
with an independent committee consisting of a staff, board and community > representative deciding cases that do not fulfill the 12 months waiting > period. > > Best, > Philip > > On Thu, 24 Jun 2021 at 16:28, Samuel Klein wrote: > >> Jan-Bart: Spot on. It is always up

[Wikimedia-l] Re: Welcoming María Sefidari as a Foundation consultant. :)

2021-06-24 Thread Samuel Klein
Jan-Bart: Spot on. It is always uplifting to see one of your measured notes come over the wire. Jan-Bart de Vreede writes: > The Foundation is supposed to be an example of good Governance for our > entire movement. We (as a movement) have come a long way in the past 20 > years (and that is

[Wikimedia-l] Re: Sharing more details about the Equity Fund

2021-06-10 Thread Samuel Klein
Lisa + all -- Excellent to see this take shape. It pairs well with a vintage CSB ... Thank you for putting out a call for potential projects to support. I'll think more on it before filling out the form

[Wikimedia-l] Re: June WMF Board meeting update

2021-06-03 Thread Samuel Klein
> > María > > -- > > María Sefidari Huici > > Chair of the Board > > Wikimedia Foundation <https://wikimediafoundation.org/> > ___ > Wikimedia-l mailing list -- wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org, guidelines > at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wik

[Wikimedia-l] Re: Thank you. And keep up the good work!

2021-06-02 Thread Samuel Klein
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[Wikimedia-l] Re: Announcing an academic conference on Wikipedia translation

2021-06-02 Thread Samuel Klein
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[Wikimedia-l] Re: Movement funding questions

2021-05-20 Thread Samuel Klein
> > > On Wed, May 19, 2021 at 12:05 PM Julia Brungs > wrote: > >> Dear SJ, > >> > >> Thank you very much for your questions here and on meta. We are working > on answering them and will post the answers on meta (don't worry I will > reply to this threa

[Wikimedia-l] Re: Movement funding questions

2021-05-18 Thread Samuel Klein
onversations and the more > granular we can be in our answers the better the reaction we get. > > Cheers, > Dimi > > На пн, 17.05.2021 г. в 21:13 ч. Samuel Klein написа: > >> Dear list, >> >> Risker posed an excellent question in the AffCom thread about *rev

[Wikimedia-l] Movement funding questions

2021-05-17 Thread Samuel Klein
Dear list, Risker posed an excellent question in the AffCom thread about *review and development of movement funding*, which could use its own dedicated thread. Riffing on the theme, here are a dozen questions for anyone who knows part of the answer -- particularly those who helped develop the

[Wikimedia-l] Re: COVID-19 second wave and protection of our most valuable movement asset

2021-05-10 Thread Samuel Klein
.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScYcjEeuT7vUxP3NJg7KfIiZaude9IXLyCagsDarTx11J4ymA/viewform > > There are still some logistical constraints to be fully operational, but > we are trying to figure those out as soon as we can. Hopefully, all will be > set by next week. > > Regards, > Bodhisattwa &g

[Wikimedia-l] Flourishing of the Endowment

2021-04-29 Thread Samuel Klein
(Retitling this thread, which is now focused on the endowment) As a meta note, it is a true delight that our primary concerns surrounding the endowment, 5 years in, are that it is flourishing well beyond expectations*. An extremely warm *thank you* to everyone who has made that possible, it sets

Re: [Wikimedia-l] COVID-19 second wave and protection of our most valuable movement asset

2021-04-29 Thread Samuel Klein
wants to speak with me, please feel free to >> contact me. >> >> Wishing everyone and their families a healthy and happy life. >> >> Namaste, >> >> Rajeeb. >> >> >> >> >> >> >> >> >> >> On Tue, 27 Apr

Re: [Wikimedia-l] COVID-19 second wave and protection of our most valuable movement asset

2021-04-27 Thread Samuel Klein
rint shop: https://www.redbubble.com/people/Gnangarra/shop?asc=u > > > _______ > Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines and > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia-l > New messa

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Logo of MediaWiki has changed

2021-03-31 Thread Samuel Klein
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, > <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe> > -- Samuel Klein @metasj

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Report of grants given out by the Wikimedia Foundation in 2019−2020

2021-03-31 Thread Samuel Klein
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Re: [Wikimedia-l] The Wikimedia Enterprise API project

2021-03-20 Thread Samuel Klein
a.wikimedia.org/wiki/Okapi> Community Liaison > Wikimedia Foundation > > ___ > Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines and > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia-l > N

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Research Showcase] March 17: Curiosity

2021-03-11 Thread Samuel Klein
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Re: [Wikimedia-l] Idea of a new project: Wikifacts ?

2021-02-10 Thread Samuel Klein
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Re: [Wikimedia-l] Thanks for all the fish! / Stepping down April 15

2021-02-04 Thread Samuel Klein
rine > > [1] https://viewcrestadvisors.com/ > > > > > > -- > > > > [image: Image removed by sender.] > > *Katherine Maher *(she/her) > > CEO > > Wikimedia Foundation <https://wikimediafoundation.org/> > > > > > _

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Board Ratification of Universal Code of Conduct

2021-02-02 Thread Samuel Klein
t > > ___ > Wikimedia-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://li

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