[Wikimedia-l] Improving tools for handling vandalism, harassment, & spam

2020-02-17 Thread Sydney Poore
diting:_Privacy_Enhancement_and_Abuse_Mitigation/Improving_tools 4. https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Special:EmailUser/SPoore_(WMF) Warm regards, Sydney -- Sydney Poore (she/her) Strategist, socio-technical Wikimedia Foundation Trust and Safety team; Anti-harassment tools team ___ Wikim

[Wikimedia-l] Requesting feedback about vandalism detection tools

2020-01-14 Thread Sydney Poore
: (_AT_)]wikimedia.org.) https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/IP_Editing:_Privacy_Enhancement_and_Abuse_Mitigation/Improving_tools Regards, Sydney - Sydney Poore (she/her) Strategist, socio-technical Wikimedia Foundation Trust and Safety team; Anti-harassment tools team

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Leadership change at Wikimedia Israel

2019-12-20 Thread Sydney Poore
iling 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/li

[Wikimedia-l] New Partial block model policy

2019-12-06 Thread Sydney Poore
blocks model policy https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Partial_block_model_policy 2 Use Case examples https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Partial_blocks_use_case_examples -- Sydney Poore (she/her) Strategist, socio-technical Wikimedia Foundation Trust and Safety team; Anti-harassment tools team

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Partial blocks update

2019-09-20 Thread Sydney Poore
<https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T218626>. Or you can reach out directly to me or Niharika (AHT Product Manager) English Wikipedia plans to hold a discussion <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Requests_for_comment/Partial_blocks>in the not too distant future. Sydney Poore On Fri, Sep 20, 2019 at 2:

[Wikimedia-l] Partial blocks update

2019-09-19 Thread Sydney Poore
ta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Community_health_initiative/Partial_blocks/Feedback> or by email <https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Special:EmailUser/SPoore_(WMF)>. For the Anti-Harassment Tools team. Sydney -- Sydney Poore (she/her) Strategist, socio-technical Wikimedia Foundation Trust and Safety te

Re: [Wikimedia-l] WikiNusantara

2019-05-08 Thread Sydney Poore
ch every single human being can freely share in the > sum of all knowledge. Help us make it a reality! > https://donate.wikimedia.org > ___ > Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guideli

[Wikimedia-l] User reporting system consultation 2019

2019-04-04 Thread Sydney Poore
forward to working together on this important project. Warm regards, Sydney -- Sydney Poore (she/her) Strategist, Community health Wikimedia Foundation Trust and Safety team; Anti-harassment tools team ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.

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 Sydney Poore
kimedia.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-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe&

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Celebrating Women's Day : Wikimedia India

2019-03-08 Thread Sydney Poore
; ___ > 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.wi

[Wikimedia-l] Status update about improvements to Special:Block with partial blocks

2019-01-16 Thread Sydney Poore
namespace,_and_upload_blocking> or by email to give us feedback about the changes to Special:Block. Sydney -- Sydney Poore Trust and Safety Specialist Wikimedia Foundation Trust and Safety team; Anti-harassment tools team ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guideline

[Wikimedia-l] How to measure the effectiveness of user blocks?

2018-10-01 Thread Sydney Poore
/Talk:Community_health_initiative/Measuring_the_effectiveness_of_blocks For the Anti-Harassment Tools team and Morten Warncke-Wang Sydney -- Sydney Poore Trust and Safety Specialist Wikimedia Foundation Trust and Safety team; Anti-harassment tools team ___ Wikimedia-l

[Wikimedia-l] (no subject)

2018-10-01 Thread Sydney Poore
/Talk:Community_health_initiative/Measuring_the_effectiveness_of_blocks For the Anti-Harassment Tools team and Morten Warncke-Wang Sydney -- Sydney Poore Trust and Safety Specialist Wikimedia Foundation Trust and Safety team; Anti-harassment tools team ___ Wikimedia-l

[Wikimedia-l] Special:Block - See the new designs and give feedback about logging blocks

2018-09-11 Thread Sydney Poore
dia.org/wiki/Talk:Community_health_initiative/Per-user_page,_namespace,_and_upload_blocking#Third_designs For the Anti-Harassment Tools team, Sydney Poore -- Sydney Poore Trust and Safety Specialist Wikimedia Foundation Trust and Safety team; Anti-harassmen

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Sverige receives $65k+ in funding for our Library Data project

2018-08-27 Thread Sydney Poore
g/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-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe> -

[Wikimedia-l] Special:Block with partial block function, Second set of designs up for comment

2018-08-03 Thread Sydney Poore
,_category,_and_upload_blocking 2. https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Talk:Community_health_initiative/Per-user_page,_namespace,_and_upload_blocking#Second_designs For the Anti-Harassment Tools team, Sydney Poore -- Sydney Poore Trust and Safety Specialist Wikimedia Foundation Trust and Safety team

[Wikimedia-l] First designs for Special:Block with Granular blocks feature

2018-05-31 Thread Sydney Poore
,_namespace,_category,_and_upload_blocking#First_designs For the Anti-Harassment Tools team, Sydney Poore -- Sydney Poore Trust and Safety Specialist Wikimedia Foundation Trust and Safety team; Anti-harassment tools team ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Was macht dich diese Woche glücklich? / What's making you happy this week? (Week of 15 April 2018)

2018-05-09 Thread Sydney Poore
Hello Mz7, The Anti-Harassment Tools team who is doing this work really appreciates your comment. We're happy, too, to address this issue. I'll be sure to let the team's developers, David and Daylann know about your comment. Sydney Poore Wikimedia Foundation Anti-Harassment Tools team On Wed

Re: [Wikimedia-l] User:Bhadani has passed

2018-02-12 Thread Sydney Poore
Very sorry to learn of his passing. He will be missed. Sydney Sydney Poore User:FloNight Co-founder Kentucky Wikimedians, Co-founder WikiWomen User Group, Co-founder WikiConference North America Board member of Wiki Project Med Foundation On Thu, Feb 8, 2018 at 8:56 PM, Md. Ibrahim Husain

[Wikimedia-l] Invitation to discussion about Blocking Tools

2017-12-13 Thread Sydney Poore
ppened on your wiki, share the links <https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Community_health_initiative/Blocking_tools_and_improvements/Links> . *Help summarize the discussion and share back to your wiki. . For the Anti-Harassment Tools team, Sydney -- Sydney Poore Community Advocate, Wikimedi

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Appointment of Esra’a Al Shafei to Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees

2017-12-01 Thread Sydney Poore
Welcome Esra! I'm thrilled to have you join the Board. Sydney Sydney Poore User:FloNight Co-founder Kentucky Wikimedians, Co-founder WikiWomen User Group, Co-founder WikiConference North America Board member of Wiki Project Med Foundation On Fri, Dec 1, 2017 at 3:59 PM, Christophe Henner

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Women in red

2017-10-16 Thread Sydney Poore
/Learning_and_Evaluation/Evaluation_reports/2013/On-wiki_writing_contests Sydney Poore User:FloNight Co-founder Kentucky Wikimedians, Co-founder WikiWomen User Group, Co-founder WikiConference North America Board member of Wiki Project Med Foundation On Mon, Oct 16, 2017 at 3:20 PM, Todd Allen <todd

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Women in red

2017-10-15 Thread Sydney Poore
from around the world so the goal of 20% is reached faster. Sydney User:FloNight Sydney Poore User:FloNight Co-founder Kentucky Wikimedians, Co-founder WikiWomen User Group, Co-founder WikiConference North America Board member of Wiki Project Med Foundation On Sun, Oct 15, 2017 at 6:36 PM

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Welcome the new Board of Wikimedia Argentina!

2017-09-19 Thread Sydney Poore
Congratulations to the new board. Thank you to Ivana Lysholm, Galileo Vidoni, Mariano Pérez, Ivana Molena, Nicolás Giorgetti, Patricio Molina, Esteban Zárate, Andrea Kleiman, Jorge Abreu, Beatrice Murch, and Leandro Kibisz for the work that you do in the wikimedia movememnt. Sydney Sydney Poore

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Affiliates] Appointment of new Affiliations Committee advisors

2017-04-04 Thread Sydney Poore
Congratulations Anasuya, Patricio, and Ting. Fantastic news for all. We are very lucky to have these experienced people as advisors. Sydney On Apr 3, 2017 4:27 PM, "Kirill Lokshin" wrote: > Hi everyone, > > I'm very pleased to announce that the Affiliations Committee

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Sambad's 100 Women Editathon

2017-03-17 Thread Sydney Poore
Thank you to sharing. This is truly awesome. :-) Looking forward to hearing results. Sydney User FloNight Sydney Poore User:FloNight Co-founder Kentucky Wikimedians, Co-founder WikiWomen User Group, Co-founder WikiConference North America Board member of Wiki Project Med Foundation, Member

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Welcoming 19 long-time Wikimedians as Coordinators for Movement strategy

2017-03-10 Thread Sydney Poore
+1 I'm thrilled to see this group from around the globe. Sydney On Mar 10, 2017 2:55 AM, "Christophe Henner" wrote: Welcome in your new roles Venus, Tuan, Todd, Takashi, Oleg, Szymon, Satdeep, Samuel, Robin, Tomasz, Niccolò, Nahid, Marco, Ran, Jonatan, Gereon, Chico,

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Launch of Wiki Loves Women explainer video

2017-03-08 Thread Sydney Poore
I really like and think it is useful. Thank you. Sydney On Mar 8, 2017 9:38 AM, "Florence Devouard" wrote: > Hello everyone > > Wiki Loves Women is officially launching its presentation video today. > > Please check it out here and tell us what you think : >

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Occupation of Women on WikiData

2017-03-08 Thread Sydney Poore
Fascinating. Thanks for sharing. Sydney On Mar 8, 2017 8:01 AM, "Florence Devouard" wrote: > This is a tool done by Envel Le Hir using WikiData and published today. > > I actually inspired him the idea during a conference, when talking of my > desire to get generic data

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Affiliates] Recognition of the Wikimaps User Group

2017-03-07 Thread Sydney Poore
Congratulations Wikimaps User Group and welcome to the Wikimedia affiliate family. Warm regards, Sydney Sydney Poore User:FloNight Co-founder Kentucky Wikimedians, Co-founder WikiWomen User Group, Co-founder WikiConference North America Board member of Wiki Project Med Foundation, Member

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

2017-03-07 Thread Sydney Poore
Congratulations Karavali Wikimedians User Group, and welcome to the Wikimedia affiliate family. Warm regards, Sydney Sydney Poore User:FloNight Co-founder Kentucky Wikimedians, Co-founder WikiWomen User Group, Co-founder WikiConference North America Board member of Wiki Project Med Foundation

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

2017-03-07 Thread Sydney Poore
Congratulations Wikimedians of Erzyan Language User Group, and welcome to the Wikimedia affiliate family. Warm regards, Sydney Sydney Poore User:FloNight Co-founder Kentucky Wikimedians, Co-founder WikiWomen User Group, Co-founder WikiConference North America Board member of Wiki Project Med

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

2017-03-07 Thread Sydney Poore
Congratulations West Bengal Wikimedians User Group, and welcome to the Wikimedia affiliate family. Sydney Sydney Poore User:FloNight Co-founder Kentucky Wikimedians, Co-founder WikiWomen User Group, Co-founder WikiConference North America Board member of Wiki Project Med Foundation, Member

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Announcing the 2017-18 Ombuds Commission

2017-02-01 Thread Sydney Poore
put in doing this important work. Warm regards, Sydney Sydney Poore User:FloNight Co-founder Kentucky Wikimedians, Co-founder WikiWomen User Group, Co-founder WikiConference North America Board member of Wiki Project Med Foundation, Member of Simple Annual Plan Grant Committee On Wed, Feb 1

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Deutschland: Abraham Taherivand appointed permanent Executive Director

2017-01-30 Thread Sydney Poore
Congratulations, Abraham. Good work on the smooth transition. Sydney Sydney Poore User:FloNight Co-founder Kentucky Wikimedians, Co-founder WikiWomen User Group, Co-founder WikiConference North America Board member of Wiki Project Med Foundation, Member of Simple Annual Plan Grant Committee

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [arbcom-l] Where is WMF with pursuing companies that offer paid editing services

2017-01-27 Thread Sydney Poore
Thanks, Molly. I encouraged people interested in understanding the different views on the topic as it relates to Wikipedia English (and perhaps other wikis) to read this discussion. Sydney Sydney Poore User:FloNight Co-founder Kentucky Wikimedians, Co-founder WikiWomen User Group, Co-founder

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Additional information on community health initiative and next steps

2017-01-26 Thread Sydney Poore
Sydney Poore User:FloNight Co-founder Kentucky Wikimedians, Co-founder WikiWomen User Group, Co-founder WikiConference North America Board member of Wiki Project Med Foundation, Member of Simple Annual Plan Grant Committee On Thu, Jan 26, 2017 at 3:37 PM, Danny Horn <dh...@wikimedia.org>

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Affiliates] New members of the Affiliations Committee

2017-01-16 Thread Sydney Poore
Congratulations to Camelia Boban (User:Camelia.boban), Kirill Lokshin (User:Kirill Lokshin), and Satdeep Gill (User:Satdeep Gill). And thank you to Emily Temple-Wood, Manuel Schneider, Ting Chen, Anirudh Singh Bhati and Ganesh Paudel for their work on AffCom. Sydney Sydney Poore User:FloNight

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Statement by Wikimedia Board on Healthy Community Culture, Inclusivity, and Safe Spaces

2016-12-08 Thread Sydney Poore
of the internet. Sydney Sydney Poore User:FloNight On Thu, Dec 8, 2016 at 3:18 PM, Christophe Henner <chen...@wikimedia.org> wrote: > Hello everyone, > > As many of you know, over the past couple of years the Wikimedia Foundation > has taken a focused look at community health—parti

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Passing of User:Coyau

2016-12-08 Thread Sydney Poore
, Sydney Sydney Poore User:FloNight On Thu, Dec 8, 2016 at 12:22 PM, Guillaume Paumier <guillaume.paum...@gmail.com> wrote: > Dear all, > > It is with great sadness that I must share the news of the passing of > User:Coyau, a pillar of the francophone Wikimedia community. > https

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Deutschland: Abraham Taherivand appointed Interim Executive Director

2016-12-08 Thread Sydney Poore
Congratulations to Abraham Taherivand for his new role as Interim Executive Director, and to Christian for moving into his new position as Undersecretary. And I want to recognize the good work of the WMDE Supervisory Board for managing this transition process well. Sydney Sydney Poore

Re: [Wikimedia-l] WMDE-update: Christian Rickerts might become Undersecretary of State

2016-12-05 Thread Sydney Poore
Congratulations! And all the best to Christian and everyone else. Sydney On Dec 5, 2016 6:06 AM, "Tim Moritz Hector" wrote: > Dear Wikimedians, > > On Saturday, the Green Party has resolved the coalition agreement for the > future Berlin government and nominated

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Recognition of WikiDonne

2016-11-17 Thread Sydney Poore
WooHoo!! Glad to have you in the Wikimedia affiliate family! Sydney Poore User FloNight Co-Founder WikiWomen, Kentucky Wikimedians, WikiConference North America User Groups Sydney Poore User:FloNight On Thu, Nov 17, 2016 at 2:29 PM, Maor Malul <mao...@zoho.com> wrote: >

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Introducing Victoria Coleman, WMF Chief Technology Officer

2016-11-02 Thread Sydney Poore
Welcome, Victoria! Looking forward to having you as a part of the wikimedia movement! Sydney Poore User:FloNight Sydney Poore User:FloNight On Wed, Nov 2, 2016 at 2:33 PM, Patricio Lorente <patricio.lore...@gmail.com > wrote: > Great news! Welcome, Victoria! > > El mié., 2

Re: [Wikimedia-l] FDC appointments

2016-09-02 Thread Sydney Poore
Congratulations, Garfield, Anne, Bishakha, and Candelaria. And a big thank you to Dumisani, Matanya and Osmar for work that you did evaluating the grants proposals, and also making the FDC be a well functioning committee. Warm regards, Sydney Sydney Poore User:FloNight WikiConference North

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

2016-08-08 Thread Sydney Poore
Welcome to the United States User Group family, and congratulations! Warm regards Sydney Sydney Poore User:FloNight WikiConference North America https://wikiconference.org/wiki/2016/Main_Page Facebook https://www.facebook.com/sydney.e.poore On Mon, Aug 8, 2016 at 7:06 AM, Carlos M. Colina <

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Farsi Wikipedia

2016-07-27 Thread Sydney Poore
Excellent to hear! Congratulations!! Sydney FloNight Sydney Poore User:FloNight Wiki Project Med Foundation WikiWomen's User Group Facebook https://www.facebook.com/sydney.e.poore On Wed, Jul 27, 2016 at 2:10 PM, Mardetanha <mardetanha.w...@gmail.com> wrote: > I would to let ever

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

2016-07-26 Thread Sydney Poore
Congrats and welcome to the neighborhood! :-) Sydney Poore User: FloNight Kentucky Wikimedians User Group On Jul 26, 2016 7:30 AM, "Carlos M. Colina" <ma...@wikimedia.org.ve> wrote: > Dear all, > > On behalf of the Affiliations Committee, I am glad to announce the &g

Re: [Wikimedia-l] With my thanks to everyone ...

2016-07-18 Thread Sydney Poore
Many thanks Geoff for your wise counsel and dedication to the principles that make Wikimedia Foundation unique. Congratulations to your new employer. They are lucky to have someone with your experience and skills. Take care, Sydney FloNight ___

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Damage compensation to photographer for violation of license of a photo taken from Commons

2016-06-28 Thread Sydney Poore
Thank you for the information about this case. It is good to see it worked out to all satisfaction. Sydney On Jun 28, 2016 10:52 AM, "Cristian Consonni" wrote: > Hi, > > Last week a small case of copyright violation come to a positive > conclusion. > > Niccolò Caranti

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Board Governance Committee update

2016-06-28 Thread Sydney Poore
is the Board planning to have a method to monitor/measure the success of these activities? Sydney Poore/FloNight On Jun 27, 2016 2:46 PM, "Dariusz Jemielniak" <dar...@alk.edu.pl> wrote: hi all, this is an update on the work of the Board Governance Committee over the last months that

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Board appointment of Executive Director

2016-06-24 Thread Sydney Poore
Congratulations. I couldn't be more thrilled Warm regards. Sydney On Jun 24, 2016 11:30 AM, "Oona Castro" wrote: > Congratulations! Very good news indeed! > Em 24/06/2016 06:29, "Samuel Klein" escreveu: > > > Brilliant news for the foundation! Thank you

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Recognition of Kentucky Wikimedians

2016-06-24 Thread Sydney Poore
Thank you, Carlos. Sydney User: FloNight On Jun 20, 2016 9:02 AM, "Carlos M. Colina" wrote: > Dear all, > > It is my pleasure to announce the recognition of a new Wikimedia User > Group in the United States: Kentucky Wikimedians [1] > > Their efforts are focused on

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Welcome Delphine Ménard as WMF's Annual Plan Grants Program Officer

2016-06-21 Thread Sydney Poore
Congratulations Delphine! Sydney On Jun 21, 2016 12:55 AM, "Katy Love" wrote: > Hi Wikimedians, > > Today WMF's Community Resources team is joined by Delphine Ménard as our > newly appointed Annual Plan Grants > (APG) Program

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Harassment and blaming the victim

2016-06-07 Thread Sydney Poore
of administrative or functionaries work can take more advanced courses that could be mandatory for doing some types of work. Sydney Sydney Poore User:FloNight Wiki Project Med Foundation WikiWomen's User Group Facebook https://www.facebook.com/sydney.e.poore On Tue, Jun 7, 2016 at 2:10 PM, Pine W <wik

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Harassment and blaming the victim

2016-06-06 Thread Sydney Poore
to comment on talk pages about ideas that I both like and don't like. Warm regards, Sydney Sydney Poore User:FloNight Wiki Project Med Foundation WikiWomen's User Group Facebook https://www.facebook.com/sydney.e.poore On Sun, Jun 5, 2016 at 4:13 PM, James Alexander <jalexan...@wikimedia.

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Harassment and blaming the victim

2016-06-06 Thread Sydney Poore
Rosie Stephenson-Goodknight suggested Annual Training during the Harassment Consultation, 2015. https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Harassment_consultation_2015/Ideas/Annual_training If you've not seen it, it is worth your time to read the talk page discussion. Sydney Sydney Poore User:FloNight

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Harassment and blaming the victim

2016-06-06 Thread Sydney Poore
, Sydney Sydney Poore User:FloNight Wiki Project Med Foundation WikiWomen's User Group Facebook https://www.facebook.com/sydney.e.poore On Sat, Jun 4, 2016 at 9:56 PM, Pax Ahimsa Gethen < list-wikime...@funcrunch.org> wrote: > Hi all, I'm Pax aka Funcrunch [1]. I've been a Wikipedian s

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Crisis of Confidence

2016-05-02 Thread Sydney Poore
Dariusz*, * Thank you for continuing to engage with the community. Responding to highly critical voices in the movement is not fun. Beside the highly critical voices on the mailing list, there are many people who read this list and appreciate communication from you. Warm regards, Sydney Poore

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Crisis of Confidence

2016-05-02 Thread Sydney Poore
, it would be impossible to have a new plan in place this soon. Sydney Sydney Poore User:FloNight Wikipedian in Residence at Cochrane Collaboration On Mon, May 2, 2016 at 9:48 AM, Fæ <fae...@gmail.com> wrote: > Hi Dariusz, > > Your email fits perfectly with my description of the W

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [recent changes]

2016-04-08 Thread Sydney Poore
Denny, Thank you for your very thoughtful email. I appreciate your reasoning. Sydney Sydney Poore User:FloNight Wikipedian in Residence at Cochrane Collaboration On Fri, Apr 8, 2016 at 2:33 PM, Manuel Schneider < manuel.schnei...@wikimedia.ch> wrote: > Thanks a lot Denny for yo

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Board update

2016-04-08 Thread Sydney Poore
Thank you Patricio for the update. Where or how is the best way for the community to solicit suggestions about making these new appointments. On meta? Sydney Sydney Poore User:FloNight Wikipedian in Residence at Cochrane Collaboration On Fri, Apr 8, 2016 at 2:20 PM, Patricio Lorente

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [FDC] Wikimédia France Annual Plan Grant - 2015-2016 R2

2016-03-25 Thread Sydney Poore
Thank you, Emeric. I appreciate the commitment for community engagement. Warm regards, Sydney On Mar 25, 2016 9:44 AM, "Emeric Vallespi" wrote: > Dear Wikimedians, > > Since 2 years, Wikimédia France provides its "APG" proposal in advance on > meta, even if some

Re: [Wikimedia-l] The Case for Federation: Should Parts of WMF Be Spun Off?

2016-03-19 Thread Sydney Poore
be to foster a strong shared mission. Sydney Sydney Poore User:FloNight Wikipedian in Residence at Cochrane Collaboration On Thu, Mar 17, 2016 at 10:22 PM, Erik Moeller <eloque...@gmail.com> wrote: > Hi folks, > > Now that the dust has settled a bit, I would like to expand on an ide

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Cross-wiki notifications beta feature now available on all wikis

2016-03-11 Thread Sydney Poore
Awesome news!!! I really appreciate this new feature. Sydney Sydney Poore User:FloNight Wikipedian in Residence at Cochrane Collaboration On Fri, Mar 11, 2016 at 2:07 AM, Roan Kattouw <rkatt...@wikimedia.org> wrote: > In late 2015 and early 2016, the Collaboration team worked on

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Access and Participation in the ASBS

2016-03-11 Thread Sydney Poore
forward, I would like to see the percentage of pages translated as a metric that is tracked, reported, and discussed regularly. Warm regards, Sydney Sydney Poore User:FloNight Wikipedian in Residence at Cochrane Collaboration On Fri, Mar 11, 2016 at 10:29 AM, Yaroslav M. Blanter <p

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Access and Participation in the ASBS

2016-03-11 Thread Sydney Poore
e election can be made more accessible to more non-English speaking people. And also a larger discussion as part of the WMF Strategic Plan discussion, and the upcoming WMf Annual Plan. Warm regards, Sydney User:FloNight Sydney Poore User:FloNight Wikipedian in Residence at Cochrane Collaboration On

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wmfall] Wikimedia Foundation executive transition update

2016-03-10 Thread Sydney Poore
/Wikimedia_Foundation_Board_noticeboard/March_2016_-_Leadership_Team_transition_planning I wish you all the best and wholeheartedly offer you support for the challenging work that you are taking on. Warm regards, Sydney User:FloNight Sydney Poore User:FloNight Wikipedian in Residence at Cochrane Collaboration

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

2016-03-06 Thread Sydney Poore
Congratulations!! Look forward to hearing more about your projects. Warm regards, Sydney On Mar 6, 2016 4:57 PM, "Carlos M. Colina" wrote: > Dear all, > > On behalf of the Afffiliations Committee, I am glad to announce the > recognition of a new Wikimedia User Group in

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Executive transition planning

2016-03-04 Thread Sydney Poore
. Warm regards, Sydney Sydney Poore User:FloNight Wikipedian in Residence at Cochrane Collaboration On Fri, Mar 4, 2016 at 9:14 PM, Alice Wiegand <awieg...@wikimedia.org> wrote: > Hi all, > short update, as announced by Patricio: > > Our organization needs stability, it need

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Katy Love to direct WMF Resources team

2016-02-26 Thread Sydney Poore
I completely agree with Maggie that promoting Katy Love was the smart decision. We need someone who can step in and quickly provide strong leadership. Sydney Sydney Poore User:FloNight Wikipedian in Residence at Cochrane Collaboration On Fri, Feb 26, 2016 at 10:54 AM, Maggie Dennis <m

Re: [Wikimedia-l] The right time is now!

2016-02-25 Thread Sydney Poore
The idea of a non-voting seat for a non C-level employee is something that I could support. Sydney Sydney Poore User:FloNight Wikipedian in Residence at Cochrane Collaboration On Thu, Feb 25, 2016 at 6:10 PM, Vi to <vituzzu.w...@gmail.com> wrote: > 2016-02-25 23:34 GMT+01:00 Milos Ran

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Katy Love to direct WMF Resources team

2016-02-25 Thread Sydney Poore
Congratulations, Katie! Looking forward to continuing to work with you in your new role. The FDC will miss you.! Warm regards, Sydney Sydney Poore User:FloNight Wikipedian in Residence at Cochrane Collaboration On Thu, Feb 25, 2016 at 6:02 PM, Maggie Dennis <mden...@wikimedia.org>

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Executive transition planning

2016-02-25 Thread Sydney Poore
the WMF Board and the rest of wikimedia movement. My thoughts are with you and the rest of the Board as you work through this situation. Warm regards, Sydney Sydney Poore User:FloNight Wikipedian in Residence at Cochrane Collaboration On Thu, Feb 25, 2016 at 1:50 PM, Patricio Lorente < patricio.l

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Thank you for our time together.

2016-02-25 Thread Sydney Poore
On Thu, Feb 25, 2016 at 2:33 PM, Itzik - Wikimedia Israel < it...@wikimedia.org.il> wrote: > Lila, > > I don't want to get into what or who is right. The things I had to say I > already said in private forums. The discussions here and in others places > were already to heated and too longs to add

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Recognition of Georgia Piedmont Wikimedians

2016-02-25 Thread Sydney Poore
Congratulations, Georgia Piedmont Wikipedians. Sydney On Feb 25, 2016 1:18 PM, "Carlos M. Colina" wrote: > Dear all, > > I am honoured to announce, on behalf of the Affiliations Committee, the > recognition of a new Wikimedia User Group in the US: Georgia Piedmont >

Re: [Wikimedia-l] What it means to be a high-tech organization

2016-02-23 Thread Sydney Poore
hanges. 1 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Continual_improvement_process 2 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kaizen 3 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Agile_management 4 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lean_software_development#Lean_principles Warm regards, Sydney Poore User:FloNight Sydney Poore User:FloNight Wikipedia

Re: [Wikimedia-l] One Last Ride

2016-02-23 Thread Sydney Poore
Sorry to hear this news. Best wishes for the next phase of your life. Warm regards, Sydney On Feb 23, 2016 6:36 PM, "Oliver Keyes" wrote: > Dear all, > > I am leaving the Wikimedia Foundation to take up a job as a Senior > Data Scientist at an information security company.

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Transition plans for WMF leadership

2016-02-22 Thread Sydney Poore
On Mon, Feb 22, 2016 at 2:08 PM, Pine W wrote: >> > I also hope that the current Board members will thoughtfully consider > whether it's in the best interests of the Wikimedia Foundation and the > larger Wikimedia movement for them to continue as Board members. The

Re: [Wikimedia-l] An Open Letter to Wikimedia Foundation BoT

2016-02-18 Thread Sydney Poore
Hi Shani, Thanks for your post to the mailing list. I appreciate your comments directed at the BoT. Hopefully the collective voices will make an impact. Warm regards, Sydney Poore User:FloNight Wikipedian in Residence at Cochrane Collaboration On Thu, Feb 18, 2016 at 8:37 PM, Shani <shan

Re: [Wikimedia-l] An Open Letter to Wikimedia Foundation BoT

2016-02-18 Thread Sydney Poore
On Thu, Feb 18, 2016 at 7:47 AM, Dariusz Jemielniak wrote: > > We need to get a grip, have more transparency, but also more bidirectional > support, and start thinking about the future (I'm not saying this to sound > as "nothing to watch, move on", but to restore some

Re: [Wikimedia-l] A Massive Online Open Course about Wikipedia

2016-02-17 Thread Sydney Poore
That great to hear! Thanks for the update. Looking forward to hearing more as the course progresses. Sydney Sydney Poore User:FloNight Wikipedian in Residence at Cochrane Collaboration On Wed, Feb 17, 2016 at 2:19 PM, Christophe Henner < christophe.hen...@gmail.com> wrote: > Hi

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Another goodbye

2016-02-11 Thread Sydney Poore
Dear Siko, Thank you for your enthusiasm and for being brave and bold in the way you support the community and staff. You will be missed. Warm regards, Sydney On Feb 11, 2016 8:25 PM, "Siko Bouterse" wrote: > Dear friends and colleagues, > > I’ve had the amazing

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Reducing the net cost of Wikimania

2016-02-10 Thread Sydney Poore
are doing it differently in the U.S. than other parts of the whole, it seems to be working pretty well today and has the potential to grow as more areas are covered by User Groups. Sydney Sydney Poore User:FloNight Wikipedian in Residence at Cochrane Collaboration On Wed, Feb 10, 2016 at 12:51

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Farewell <3

2016-02-09 Thread Sydney Poore
Thank you for your dedication to the wikimedia movement for the past 3 years. Best wishes for your next endeavor. Warm regards, Sydney On Feb 9, 2016 1:18 PM, "Felix Nartey" wrote: > You were a great personality to relate to, loved every bit of our chat and > hope our roads

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Upcoming Changes to Community Engagement

2016-02-08 Thread Sydney Poore
All the best to Maggie as she steps into this new role, and Luis as he figures out what comes next. Sydney Sydney Poore User:FloNight Wikipedian in Residence at Cochrane Collaboration On Mon, Feb 8, 2016 at 3:44 PM, Maggie Dennis <mden...@wikimedia.org> wrote: > I’m honored to work in

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Why take grants? (was: Can we see the Knight grant application and grant offer?)

2016-02-03 Thread Sydney Poore
tionships with external partners. This needs to be a joint dialogue between WMF and the affiliated organizations including User Groups. I hope that people will join the WMF strategic planning discussions and include their thoughts about developing external resources that can benefit the wikimedia m

Re: [Wikimedia-l] 2015 Harassment Survey - Results Report

2016-01-30 Thread Sydney Poore
community, and hopefully will help find better ways of assisting the people being harassed. Sydney Sydney Poore User:FloNight Wikipedian in Residence at Cochrane Collaboration On Sat, Jan 30, 2016 at 9:03 AM, Maggie Dennis <mden...@wikimedia.org> wrote: > Hi, Tobias. > > T

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Appointment of María Sefidari to Wikimedia Foundation Board

2016-01-29 Thread Sydney Poore
to return to the BoT at this turbulent time. Sydney Poore User:FloNight Sydney Poore User:FloNight Wikipedian in Residence at Cochrane Collaboration On Fri, Jan 29, 2016 at 10:27 AM, Patricio Lorente <patricio.lore...@gmail.com> wrote: > Dear all, > > > I am happy to announce the Boa

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Appointment of María Sefidari to Wikimedia Foundation Board

2016-01-29 Thread Sydney Poore
I agree. And most importantly, I don't think that the results of the last election show that the community has a lack of confidence in her returning to the Board. Sydney Sydney Poore User:FloNight Wikipedian in Residence at Cochrane Collaboration On Fri, Jan 29, 2016 at 12:29 PM, Dariusz

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Changes in the Board

2016-01-27 Thread Sydney Poore
Thank you Arnnon for helping us move forward. Sydney Sydney Poore User:FloNight Wikipedian in Residence at Cochrane Collaboration On Wed, Jan 27, 2016 at 3:54 PM, Milos Rancic <mill...@gmail.com> wrote: > Thank you, Arnnon! > > On Wed, Jan 27, 2016 at 9:52 PM, Patricio Lorente &

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Message from Arnnon Geshuri to the Wikimedia Community

2016-01-26 Thread Sydney Poore
the issues your appointment is causing the wikimedia movement. Sydney Poore User:FloNight On Jan 26, 2016 3:08 PM, "Arnnon Geshuri" <agesh...@wikimedia.org> wrote: > It has been almost three weeks since my appointment to the Wikimedia > Foundation Board and I have read the feed

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Thank you, Jan-Bart and Stu

2016-01-06 Thread Sydney Poore
I also want to thank Jan-Bart de Vreede and Stu West for their work as Trustees. I had the pleasure of working with both of them and know them to be committed to the wikimedia mission. I hope you all stay engaged. Warm regards, Sydney Poore Sydney Poore User:FloNight Wikipedian in Residence

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia France] Certification by IDEAS

2015-12-17 Thread Sydney Poore
Great news, Christopher. I'm really proud of you all for this accomplishment!! Sydney Poore User:FloNight Sydney Poore User:FloNight Wikipedian in Residence at Cochrane Collaboration On Thu, Dec 17, 2015 at 1:03 PM, Katy Love <kl...@wikimedia.org> wrote: > Wow, very cool, Christophe!

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikipedia Weekend in Tirana 2015

2015-12-09 Thread Sydney Poore
rm regards, Sydney User:FloNight Sydney Poore User:FloNight Wikipedian in Residence at Cochrane Collaboration On Wed, Dec 9, 2015 at 9:38 AM, Greta Doçi <gretad...@gmail.com> wrote: > Hello Wikipedians, > Wikimedians of Albanian Language User Group > <htt

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Paris

2015-11-13 Thread Sydney Poore
Alex, thanks for sharing this information. My thoughts are with Wikimedians and their family and friends. Take care, Sydney Sydney Poore User:FloNight Wikipedian in Residence at Cochrane Collaboration On Fri, Nov 13, 2015 at 7:19 PM, Alex Cella <ace...@wikimedia.org> wrote: > All

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Departure

2015-09-11 Thread Sydney Poore
Garfield, a huge thank you for all the assistance you provided to the Wikimedia movement. Especially the FDC. I'm sad to hear you're leaving. And hope you stay engaged some way with the community. Sydney On Sep 10, 2015 5:55 PM, "Garfield Byrd" wrote: > All, > > For the

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia UK's members elect new trustees

2015-07-28 Thread Sydney Poore
Congratulations to the new board members. Sydney Sydney Poore User:FloNight Wikipedian in Residence at Cochrane Collaboration On Mon, Jul 27, 2015 at 10:29 AM, Michael Maggs mich...@maggs.name wrote: I am very pleased to announce that at our annual general meeting on Saturday 25 July

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Recognition of WikiWomen's User Group

2015-07-20 Thread Sydney Poore
interests. Also, any women and allies working on any WMF project who are interested in the gender gap is welcome to join. All languages welcome. Help us translate the pages. https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/WikiWomen%27s_User_Group#Interested_in_participating Sydney Sydney Poore User:FloNight

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Recognition of Iranian Wikimedians UG

2015-07-18 Thread Sydney Poore
Excellent news! Sydney On Jul 18, 2015 3:10 PM, Carlos M. Colina ma...@wikimedia.org.ve wrote: Dear all, I'm pleased to announcce the recognition [1] of a new member of the family of Wikimedia affilates, the Iranian Wikimedians User Group. Among their main interests are encouraging the use

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