Re: [Wikimedia-l] [feedback requested] Taxonomy of knowledge gaps

2020-09-26 Thread Samuel Klein
Thank you Leila -- I appreciate the reflection and the update here. The paper is thorough and methodical in its approach, which makes it easier for me to see a problem (for my own ideas): I don't see a focus on the primary tremendous *gaps *-- which for content is depth + breadth + freshness,

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Board of Trustees elections, membership, quorum, and

2020-09-14 Thread Samuel Klein
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Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Covid-19] Introducing a new risk assessment tool and guidelines for in person gatherings

2020-09-14 Thread Samuel Klein
--- > > > > *Jáneen Uzzell* > > Chief Operating Officer > > Wikimedia Foundation <https://wikimediafoundation.org/> > > @janeenuzzell > ___ > Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: > https://meta.wik

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [feedback requested] Taxonomy of knowledge gaps

2020-09-11 Thread Samuel Klein
Wow. Thanks for doing this. a) did you mine emijrp's subconscious yet? b) what meta-gaps are you aware of (areas where the gap analysis itself might have blind spots) c) this seems appropriate for a wikijournal of knowledge...  On Thu, Sep

Re: [Wikimedia-l] A Universal Code of Conduct draft for review

2020-09-09 Thread Samuel Klein
Dear anonymus, The problem starts when the administrators who are called to > perform those rules are the harrashers themselves and don' t get punished. > A code of conduct should preempt this. > For example [users who can] fly under the rader and be likeable. [users who] run the annual

Re: [Wikimedia-l] A Universal Code of Conduct draft for review

2020-09-08 Thread Samuel Klein
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Re: [Wikimedia-l] New essay on the ambiguity of NC licenses

2020-08-11 Thread Samuel Klein
08:52:31 CEST, Erik Moeller < > eloque...@gmail.com> ha scritto: > > On Sun, Aug 2, 2020 at 3:52 PM Samuel Klein wrote: > > > I don't think we should mix NC with free-knowledge licenses . > > I do absolutely think we should maintain an archive, visible to the >

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Announcing a new Wikimedia project: Abstract Wikipedia

2020-08-05 Thread Samuel Klein
I applaud this idea. Preferably a language family with a large community of practice, 'minority' in the sense of coverage and support by modern tools and scaffolding, not in the sense of limited use. We used to have a roughly weighted list of major world languages by (spoken, written; primary,

Re: [Wikimedia-l] New essay on the ambiguity of NC licenses

2020-08-02 Thread Samuel Klein
I don't think we should mix NC with free-knowledge licenses . I do absolutely think we should maintain an archive, visible to the public with at most a simple hoop to jump through, of material that is offered to us in any legal way but not yet free. This would include: material currently under a

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Paid API?

2020-07-22 Thread Samuel Klein
+1 This sounds like an ideal approach. ! Else: surprised that noone mentioned public cloud options running on OpenStack. Is there no obvious place to start there?  On Mon., Jul. 20, 2020, 3:19 p.m. Victoria Coleman, < vstavridoucole...@gmail.com> wrote: > +1 Kunal! The WMF Cloud Services

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Announcing a new Wikimedia project: Abstract Wikipedia

2020-07-02 Thread Samuel Klein
Best news all year. Thank you for moving swiftly on this :) It has been a fine thing too, to see WikiLambda experiments on Wikispore. https://wikispore.wmflabs.org I hope this may Herald a new wave of new and complementary projects. There are yet so many types of knowledge that have not found a

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Board update on Branding: next steps

2020-06-29 Thread Samuel Klein
Thanks WSC; elegantly put. On survey process: seconding what others have said, if you have gotten ~1000 of a desired 4000 responses, and haven't asked two questions that you realize are essential, yes it is absolutely worth running a new survey w the new options. You can even identify

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Board Update on Branding

2020-06-23 Thread Samuel Klein
Brad: this was brilliant, thank you. I have been thinking about how to phrase this all week, and you touched it with a needle. The Foundation's one undelegable role is to protect the community identity through its marks. That is a foundation upon which all else rests. There are many ways we can

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Deutschland: general assembly and new Supervisory Board

2020-06-22 Thread Samuel Klein
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Re: [Wikimedia-l] 3, 000, 000 Wikidata Infoboxes in Commons categories

2020-06-21 Thread Samuel Klein
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Re: [Wikimedia-l] Paid API?

2020-06-16 Thread Samuel Klein
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Re: [Wikimedia-l] IMPORTANT: Entire list on moderation and notes on conduct

2020-06-16 Thread Samuel Klein
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Re: [Wikimedia-l] Trust and safety on Wikimedia projects

2020-05-25 Thread Samuel Klein
> A former steward fellow and I > discussed this topic at the Safety Space at Wikimania. Due to the nature of > the space, the discussion have not been documented but you can find the > presentation with backgrounds of the situation and open questions on > Commons > < >

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Commons

2020-05-21 Thread Samuel Klein
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Re: [Wikimedia-l] Commons

2020-05-18 Thread Samuel Klein
Commons needs iterative workflows that tag problems and modify what reuses / transfusions are supported, rather than making everything a crude delete/keep decision. Else it will always struggle w scaling to these uses.  On Mon., May 18, 2020, 9:48 a.m. Alessandro Marchetti via Wikimedia-l,

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Proposal for a multilingual Wikipedia

2020-05-05 Thread Samuel Klein
imedia.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 w:user:sj

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Annoying ads

2020-05-05 Thread Samuel Klein
> > This is a complaint about multiple banners on the same page. > I believe it would be better to put the add on the lower part of the > viewport, for all users, and for a limited time. Posting ads at random > locations I couldn't figure out how to experience this feature -- can you share a

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Annoying ads

2020-05-04 Thread Samuel Klein
> > If you're browsing in a private-window, this means the browser cannot > remember (save in a cookie) that you clicked "close" or saw the banner > already, hence you might be seeing more banners than most readers would. > Worth mentioning each time it comes up: This seems like an instance of

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Is the Wikimedia-movement apolitical?

2020-04-26 Thread Samuel Klein
Very well put. S  On Sat., Apr. 25, 2020, 10:06 p.m. Gnangarra, wrote: > Kaya > > From my perspective we have always been political, from the moment we > started with the concept of Free Knowledge, Eduardo listed many of the > aspects that go with it. We are doing so much more we want

Re: [Wikimedia-l] WMF political activism

2020-04-24 Thread Samuel Klein
Everyone supports Earth Day. Earth Day Live was confusingly different... in a strange time. On Thu, Apr 23, 2020 at 10:42 PM Chris Gates via Wikimedia-l < wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org> wrote: > Adding onto this, it appears the WMF is proudly and publicly displayed on > the participants, which

Re: [Wikimedia-l] COVID-19 & EduWiki response: Wikipedia & Education User Group Open Meeting

2020-04-01 Thread Samuel Klein
-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, > <mailto:wikimedia

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Message to readers from the Wikimedia Foundation regarding COVID-19

2020-03-19 Thread Samuel Klein
idelines 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

Re: [Wikimedia-l] WikiProject COVID-19 (English Wikipedia) is started

2020-03-17 Thread Samuel Klein
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Re: [Wikimedia-l] Brand Project: Who are we as a movement?

2020-03-15 Thread Samuel Klein
Hello Essie, Given all of the feedback so far, it seems we need a strong brand *network*, more than a struggle over a single brand; and strong shared identity *within* the communities and their contributors. I am glad that recent discussions seem to be grounded in identity and clarity. If we

Re: [Wikimedia-l] April could be our Wikimedia month of kindness

2020-03-12 Thread Samuel Klein
media.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 w:user:sj +1 617 529

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Why renaming to Wikipedia will wreak havoc on other projects

2020-02-26 Thread Samuel Klein
Thanks for this clarity Paulo. Is there a way to move more of the underlying policies onto a public wiki rather than a closed one, to limit some of this confusion?  On Wed., Feb. 26, 2020, 5:36 a.m. Paulo Santos Perneta, < paulospern...@gmail.com> wrote: > The OP is misleading. The issue is

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Treatment of newbies with mild CoI

2020-02-19 Thread Samuel Klein
It would be nice to have a tool for long standing editors to clean up a newbies talk page for them, leave messages for the overeager templaters, and help them out / welcome them in untemolsted language. Then a little ML could go a long way in guessing which newbies are in this situation and

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Next steps on Wikimedia Space

2020-02-18 Thread Samuel Klein
Phase V confirmed! -- I hope this means related features (a calendar + forum :) are getting included in mediawiki propre...  On Tue., Feb. 18, 2020, 5:31 a.m. Quim Gil, wrote: > Last year, the Wikimedia Foundation launched Wikimedia Space to experiment > with new ways to connect

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Café - Saturday 25 Jan 2020 4:30 PM UTC...

2020-01-24 Thread Samuel Klein
edia-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 w:user:sj +1 617 529 426

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Snøhetta and Wikimedia

2020-01-18 Thread Samuel Klein
wikimedia-l, > <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe> -- Samuel Klein @metasj w:user:sj +1 617 529 4266 ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines

Re: [Wikimedia-l] .org TLD for sale?

2020-01-11 Thread Samuel Klein
publish the > articles of incorporation once they do, in case folks want to take a look > for themselves. > > Happy New Year! > > Katherine > > On Tue, Nov 26, 2019 at 7:03 AM Florence Devouard > wrote: > > https://savedotorg.org > > > > Mess

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Donating to Wikipedia

2019-12-18 Thread Samuel Klein
sted, etc. > > The reality of the matter is that the alarmist and misleading stuff > *works*. And that it's most probably not going anywhere. Just like last > year and the year before. > > > On Wed, 18 Dec 2019, 22:58 Samuel Klein, wrote: > > > I've heard this asked thi

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Donating to Wikipedia

2019-12-18 Thread Samuel Klein
rg > > Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, > <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe> > > -- > fae...@gmail.com https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Fae > > Personal and confidential, please do not circulate or

Re: [Wikimedia-l] The wikisites looks like 1996

2019-12-12 Thread Samuel Klein
Nice find, thanks for sharing! Amir: yes, we need global templates -- a framework for them and incremental way editors and tools can migrate to that. What's the latest overview of where that work sits? What can we all do to help?  On Thu., Dec. 12, 2019, 8:37 a.m. John Erling Blad,

Re: [Wikimedia-l] .org TLD for sale?

2019-11-24 Thread Samuel Klein
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 w:user:sj +1 617 529 4266 __

Re: [Wikimedia-l] WikiConference North America live stream

2019-11-21 Thread Samuel Klein
> ___ > 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://lists.wikimedia.or

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimania 2020 will be on August 5-9. Bangkok, Thailand.

2019-10-08 Thread Samuel Klein
Surely synchronized vandalfighting is in the pipeline for a future Olympic lineup!  On Tue., Oct. 8, 2019, 1:54 p.m. Kiril Simeonovski, < kiril.simeonov...@gmail.com> wrote: > Dear Roman, > > Thank you for announcing the dates of Wikimania 2020 and suggesting a trip > to other East Asian

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Welcoming Amanda Keton to the Wikimedia Foundation

2019-10-03 Thread Samuel Klein
imedia > community. For more information about Wikimedia-l: > https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l > ___ > WikimediaAnnounce-l mailing list > wikimediaannounc...@lists.wikimedia.org > https://lists.wikimedia.org/mai

[Wikimedia-l] Fwd: [Huhall] Viola wikipedia

2019-10-01 Thread Samuel Klein
ated to our work - Wikipedia, as cited herein for example. The best token return we can think of is to name a plant accordingly, so it therefore gives us pleasure to record our gratitude via the replacement epithet of this species, as a noun in apposition.” -- Samuel Klein @metasj

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Foundation joins the global climate strike

2019-09-23 Thread Samuel Klein
do long trips." > > > > > > > > > > > > When looking up what was sais for Wikimania 2019 I read: > > > > > > "Wikimedia CH offers scholarships for active Wikimedians. They > > cover > > > > > &g

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Foundation joins the global climate strike

2019-09-20 Thread Samuel Klein
On Fri, Sep 20, 2019 at 4:00 PM Robert Fernandez wrote: > I think we could drastically lower our carbon footprint by not using > community digital resources to beat the same dead horse for a billionth > time. > I laughed out loud. AND. I love that the WMF joined the strike, and have some

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Distr game on Wikidata

2019-08-04 Thread Samuel Klein
Is this the (amazing, not new) Wikidata Game? I haven't seen #Distr associated with it... On Sun., Aug. 4, 2019, 12:15 p.m. Anders Wennersten, < m...@anderswennersten.se> wrote: > Since end of June I am following closely (via Listerialists) all changes > in Wikdata on the 15000 object i have

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

2019-08-01 Thread Samuel Klein
-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe> > > > > -- > *Felix Nartey* > *Cofounder/Board Chair * > *Website: Open Foundation West Africa > <https://openfoundationwestafrica.org/>* > *+233242844987 | **+4915202421275* > *Skype:Flixtey* > _

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Introducing our newest chapter, Wikimedia Colombia

2019-08-01 Thread Samuel Klein
a-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe> > > > ___ > Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines and > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wik

Re: [Wikimedia-l] fallout from 2018 Wikimedian of the Year announcement

2019-07-25 Thread Samuel Klein
n > > >>>>> > > >>>>> 04.10.2018, 08:32, "Pine W" : > > >>>>>> Hi Farhad, > > >>>>>> > > >>>>>> I'm very impressed with your successe

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Open Letter to Affiliations Committee : Wikimedia India's Demand For A Fair And Transparent Hearing

2019-07-15 Thread Samuel Klein
+1 Lodewijk -- I was thinking the same thing. Abhinav and Kirill: thanks each for sharing these public updates. On Mon., Jul. 15, 2019, 4:29 p.m. effe iets anders, < effeietsand...@gmail.com> wrote: > > I think it would be at the very least helpful to the wider community to > better understand

Re: [Wikimedia-l] An updated design for the Wikimedia Foundation website

2019-07-10 Thread Samuel Klein
onouns - he/his/him) > > Communications Strategist > > Wikimedia Foundation <https://wikimediafoundation.org/> > ___ > Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_list

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fram en.wp office yearlock block

2019-07-05 Thread Samuel Klein
Jonathan + Adrian -- thank you for the thoughtful ideas. Seconding that: ~ We could use warmer, less confusing ways to handle edit conflicts, deletion, and edit wars ~ We have the luxury of trying many approaches in different places, and iterating Nathan wrote: > You want a revolution to make

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fram en.wp office yearlock block

2019-07-03 Thread Samuel Klein
acity, > > Pine > ( https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Pine ) > ___ > Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines and > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia-l &g

Re: [Wikimedia-l] WikiJournals: A proposal to become a new sister project

2019-06-28 Thread Samuel Klein
.org?subject=unsubscribe> > _______ > 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.w

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Introducing Wikimedia Space: A space for movement news and conversations

2019-06-26 Thread Samuel Klein
I love the idea of experimenting like this. More like this please. The simpler and lighter weight experiments can be (w little drama ;) the more of possibility space we can explore. And that's a space we should all be excited by. On Wed., Jun. 26, 2019, 12:47 p.m. Quim Gil, wrote: > Hi, thank

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Foundation management of volunteers

2019-06-23 Thread Samuel Klein
An element of our community which gives me hope, is that we are ready to earnestly engage with any input, even the tendentious. This is getting a bit repetitive, however, and as Martijn notes is not the best use of this list. On Mon, Jun 17, 2019 at 6:06 PM Martijn Hoekstra wrote: >

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Statement of Wikimedia Taiwan to the Foundation and the global Wikimedia Movement communities

2019-06-18 Thread Samuel Klein
Ahh so. Thank you for thinking about this and sharing the results of your deliberation. SJ On Tue., Jun. 18, 2019, 10:36 a.m. Ted Chien, wrote: > Hi all, > > Regarding to the recent Hong Kong Extradition Bill, Wikimedia Taiwan has > issued the following statement, please have a read. > > *** >

Re: [Wikimedia-l] WikiJournals: A proposal to become a new sister project

2019-06-18 Thread Samuel Klein
Nice work. It will take time, but keep it up. On Thu., Jun. 6, 2019, 10:05 p.m. Thomas Shafee, wrote: > Some more notes, responses and thoughts on the topics raised above! > > *Impact and reach* > I fully agree that impact factor is of primary importance to many > researchers. However, many

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

2019-05-15 Thread Samuel Klein
gt; > > WMF's power to change it. C-levels, the ED, and other managers at > > WMF > > > > > could all decide to participate more actively in this list; to > > respond > > > to > > > > > questions or delegate the answering to their subordinates, who

Re: [Wikimedia-l] WMF commitment for a Wikimedia projects archive

2019-05-14 Thread Samuel Klein
Dearests. The archival question is a good one. The wikiverse could use a more archival gloss, and currently regularly breaks links where a slight commitment to longer term reliably would preserve them intact. Nathan: long term preservation is not yet part of the projects' raison d'etre. Perhaps

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Dispute between Common and Outreach

2019-05-13 Thread Samuel Klein
ot; Ganicz > > > > > > > > http://pl.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Polimerek > > > > > > > > http://www.ganicz.pl/poli/ > > > > > > > > ___ > > > > &

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Dispute between Common and Outreach

2019-05-13 Thread Samuel Klein
dia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe> > > > > -- > James Heilman > MD, CCFP-EM, Wikipedian > ___ > Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wi

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Announcing Community Strategy Liaisons

2019-04-19 Thread Samuel Klein
; Wikimedia Foundation <https://wikimediafoundation.org/> > > "Imagine a world in which every single human being can freely share in the > sum of all knowledge. That's our commitment." > ___

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Supporting Wikinews [was: Reviewing our brand system for our 2030 goals]

2019-04-17 Thread Samuel Klein
; > > Hello, > > Some years ago, some volunteers have proposed a new Wikimedia wiki. It > did > > not turn out as expected. That‘s okay, the movement should try out thing > > from time to time. > > But this wiki should not be seen as an eternal obligation to be kept. > >

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Supporting Wikinews [was: Reviewing our brand system for our 2030 goals]

2019-04-16 Thread Samuel Klein
> > <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe> > ___ > Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines and > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wik

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Reviewing our brand system for our 2030 goals

2019-04-13 Thread Samuel Klein
On Sat., Apr. 13, 2019, 2:27 a.m. Gerard Meijssen, < gerard.meijs...@gmail.com> wrote: > > Wikipedia is indeed clearly the core global brand. The notion that > Wikidata will "never match Wikipedia whatever its future success" is a sad > argument. > You misunderstand me. I do not mean in

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Reviewing our brand system for our 2030 goals

2019-04-12 Thread Samuel Klein
Wikipedia is clearly the core global brand. It also has a prominence in the history of the Web and internetworked society that Wikidata, whatever its future success, will never match. Internally, as all have noted, the dilemma is that it is associated with the focus and policies of one project.

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Sverige receives a total of USD 500, 000+ in funding for three new projects, and a cost reduction of USD 30, 000/year

2019-03-28 Thread Samuel Klein
Wonderful. Wikispeech will be amazing :) On Thu., 28 Mar. 2019, 6:31 am John Andersson, wrote: > Wikimedia Sverige is proud to be the recipient of three new grants totaling > around USD 500,000. We hope to work with many of you as part of these > projects. If you are interested in getting

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikidata now officially has more total edits than English language Wikipedia

2019-03-20 Thread Samuel Klein
On Wed, Mar 20, 2019 at 1:50 PM Emilio J. Rodríguez-Posada wrote: > This is the escape velocity, I think that Wikipedia will never surpass > Wikidata again. > > The singularity is near. > Hey Emilio! Or, it passed us a while ago, but so quickly that we're only now noticing it. ///S

Re: [Wikimedia-l] The latest news from the Movement Strategy Process

2019-03-01 Thread Samuel Klein
Thanks for the update Nicole, I was just thinking about this. WOW will have feedback to share. On Fri., 1 Mar. 2019, 12:10 pm Nicole Ebber, wrote: > Dear fellow Wikimedians, > > We have some “hot off the press” updates from the Movement Strategy Process > Wikimedia 2030: > > == What are the

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Video Wiki

2019-02-27 Thread Samuel Klein
imedia-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, > <mailto:wikimedia-l

Re: [Wikimedia-l] CIS-A2K January Newsletter

2019-02-25 Thread Samuel Klein
em_type=intro_card_work_context_item_source=10940438851=tag > > > > > > > +91-9739811664 > > _______ > > Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: > > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines and > &g

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

2019-02-13 Thread Samuel Klein
twitter.com/readermeter> > > -- > Meta: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/WikiCite > Twitter: https://twitter.com/wikicite > --- > You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups > "wikicite-discu

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikidata used by other then Wikipedia

2019-01-31 Thread Samuel Klein
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> -- Samuel Klein @metasj w:user:sj +1 617 529 4266 __

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Content showcases? Examples needed

2019-01-11 Thread Samuel Klein
to: Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org > > Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, > > <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe> > > > > -- > James Heilman > MD, CCFP-EM,

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Is the death of Wikipedia imminent?

2018-12-31 Thread Samuel Klein
Dear Kiril, I assume you mean these lovely experiments by Shared Knowledge: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Videos_from_the_Republic_of_Macedonia They are lovely, and look like they are now in use. I like specific examples like these; was there any description of the project

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Announcement: Wikimedia's new Chief of Community Engagement

2018-12-11 Thread Samuel Klein
> > 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.org/wiki/Mailin

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Mobile fundraising ads

2018-12-06 Thread Samuel Klein
I love the focus on mobile and smaller format interfaces, quite generally; it's increasingly how I use the projects too! A) This banner-text-series is clearly impactful, gave me a bit of a jump scare, and got me to read it to find out why. I'm still not sure how I feel about it. ~ Visual effect:

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Jamal Khashoggi's call to action

2018-10-18 Thread Samuel Klein
would accept as citations > > ___ > Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines and > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia-l > New messages

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Plea from Wikimedia Portugal

2018-10-10 Thread Samuel Klein
. We’re reaching our physical, psychological, and > > motivational limit, in great part due to AffCom’s actions and > inexplicable > > lack of support and transparency. > > > > It is time to stop this! Despite what we still believe were your best > > intentions, AffCo

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

2018-09-29 Thread Samuel Klein
I just saw this on the conference program! It looks wonderful. Curious about the estimated magnitudes :) Thank you for sharing. On Sat, Sep 29, 2018, 2:32 PM Denny Vrandečić wrote: > Semantic Web languages allow to express ontologies and knowledge bases in a > way meant to be particularly

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

2018-07-31 Thread Samuel Klein
ens e. > > > > V. Eingetragen im Vereinsregister des Amtsgerichts > > > > Berlin-Charlottenburg unter der Nummer 23855 B. Als gemeinnützig > > > > anerkannt durch das Finanzamt für Körperschaften I Berlin, > > > > Steuernummer 27/029/42207. > > >

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] [PRESS RELEASE] Wikimedia Foundation and Kiwix partner to grow offline access to Wikipedia

2018-07-25 Thread Samuel Klein
It would be nice to have a little 6-pg workbook describing the idea of wiki, and explaining how to create + edit your own wiki pages. Texting a phone # (for tiny facts + images), offline/on a phone, on a local server, or posting asynchronously to wikimedia; and details of what is expected of edits

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Board of Trustees participation in the Movement Strategy Process

2018-07-19 Thread Samuel Klein
vement > strategy > > have happened at the Wikimedia Conference. > > > > I genuinely don't know whether anyone including WMF thinks the WMF > advisory > > board still exists. > > > > Chris > > > > On Thu, 19 Jul 2018, 17:07 Sa

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Board of Trustees participation in the Movement Strategy Process

2018-07-19 Thread Samuel Klein
> > On Thu, Jul 19, 2018 at 4:48 PM Craig Newmark > wrote: > > > > Maria, thanks, much appreciated! > Hear, hear! It has been good to see the updates all year. > > Which group focuses on information quality and accuracy? > And which group focuses on information breadth and coverage? If these

Re: [Wikimedia-l] On traceability and reliability of data we publish [was Re: [Wikidata] Solve legal uncertainty of Wikidata]

2018-07-08 Thread Samuel Klein
Hello Mathieu! I agree that tracing the full history of a data cite is important, independent of license. I'm thinking about scalable solutions for this. It's definitely not the only factor in reliability; but it does matter who entered the data (for instance) as one way to estimate the

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Affiliates] Recognition of Jenga Wikipedia ya Kiswahili User Group

2018-06-11 Thread Samuel Klein
delines 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 @

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Appropriation of the Wikimedia Blog by the WMF

2018-06-08 Thread Samuel Klein
Hi David! As always, I appreciate your wisdom and thoughtfulness. I don't understand the issue at hand, however. A change from blog.wm.org to blog.wmf.org? Something else? We do surely need to help individual metapedians grow, mentor, become more effective over time, without becoming

Re: [Wikimedia-l] temporary changes to WMF's grants programs

2018-06-06 Thread Samuel Klein
t; > is important for everyone interested to participate, and that what comes > > next derives from a collective effort. Kindly direct any questions or > > comments to the discussion page on Meta wiki.[2] Best wishes,Katy > > LoveDirector,

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Category: French Jews on en.wp / GDPR

2018-05-31 Thread Samuel Klein
I agree with everything you say 100%. On Fri 1 Jun, 2018, 2:50 AM sashi, wrote: > Another follow-up: > > == > Benjamin Lees wrote: "No, French Christians are just tagged with > subcategories of Category:French Christians. The "requiring diffusion" > category that you complain of is in fact

Re: [Wikimedia-l] ⠠⠺⠓⠁⠞⠄⠎ ⠍⠁⠅⠊⠝⠛ ⠽⠕⠥ ⠓⠁⠏⠏⠽ ⠞⠓⠊⠎ ⠺⠑⠑⠅⠦ / What's making you happy this week? (Week of 20 May 2018)

2018-05-21 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://l

Re: [Wikimedia-l] ⠠⠺⠓⠁⠞⠄⠎ ⠍⠁⠅⠊⠝⠛ ⠽⠕⠥ ⠓⠁⠏⠏⠽ ⠞⠓⠊⠎ ⠺⠑⠑⠅⠦ / What's making you happy this week? (Week of 20 May 2018)

2018-05-21 Thread Samuel Klein
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.wiki

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

2018-05-16 Thread Samuel Klein
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] How to deal with spam subscription to mailing list

2018-05-09 Thread Samuel Klein
This is being discussed in detail on listadmins@wikimedia -- all list admins should consider joining that v. low-traffic list. I hope we can find a solution other than banning the entire aol network... We should let aol know as well. On Wed 9 May, 2018, 6:28 AM Gnangarra,

Re: [Wikimedia-l] The fact-checked encyclopedia

2018-04-26 Thread Samuel Klein
Yea, looks like a K*mart ad. On Thu, Apr 26, 2018, 2:55 AM Jan Ainali wrote: > Well, I guess Occam has it that a local Kmart store thought it was good to > use a keyword that put them in the top of a fairiy common search result. > Sneaky. > > Med vänliga hälsningar > Jan Ainali >

Re: [Wikimedia-l] The fact-checked encyclopedia

2018-04-15 Thread Samuel Klein
> > 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://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinf

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Paid translation

2018-03-05 Thread Samuel Klein
+100 to this. Thank you, John. I have slightly different ideas about what this should cost and how to encourage translators and support a 100k-person network of polylinguals + babelfish + just.in.time conversion tools to melt language barriers. But simplicity, focus, persistence are what

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Announcing the 2018 Ombuds Commission members

2018-01-31 Thread Samuel Klein
“thank you” to those returning and those > > coming aboard for the first time, as well as to all those applied. The > > applications we received this year showed us an extremely able group of > > volunteers across a diverse array of languages and projects, and while >

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Copyright enforcement?

2018-01-29 Thread Samuel Klein
Editors used to do plenty by hand, if you recall. The on-wiki list of mirrors and forks had compliance info, and individuals would reach out and ask for license changes or takedowns. Since having a legal team I don't know how these have happened, or which individuals have made such claims &

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