[Wikimedia-l] Re: Update from the Wikimedia Foundation Board chair

2021-06-04 Thread Victoria Coleman
Maria, You personify the movement. It has been an incredible privilege to get to know you and work with you. Thank you for being a free knowledge warrior! Best regards, Victoria Coleman > On Jun 4, 2021, at 2:06 PM, rnarise...@wikimedia.org wrote: > > Was a privilege to work w

[Wikimedia-l] NYTimes.com: They Met Online. Through Wikipedia, That Is.

2021-05-15 Thread Victoria Coleman
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Re: [Wikimedia-l] Paid API?

2020-07-23 Thread Victoria Coleman
when the wikipedia > content is auto-generated, auto-translated and WMF has no employees any > more and no need of voluntary work this for sure would work. > > rupert > > > On Mon, Jul 20, 2020 at 9:19 PM Victoria Coleman < > vstavridoucole...@gmail.com> wrote: >

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

2020-07-20 Thread Victoria Coleman
Denny, This is extraordinarily good news! I am thrilled that the Foundation and the Community has taken it on board. I think it is a truly seminal, pivotal project for promulgating free knowledge to all corners of humanity. I just could not be happier to know that you will be shepherding the

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Paid API?

2020-07-20 Thread Victoria Coleman
+1 Kunal! The WMF Cloud Services team can totally provide the needed support. The Foundation would have to invest them to build up the team which is over stretched but that should easily pay for itself as revenue starts flowing in from the paid API. Victoria > On Jul 9, 2020, at 1:38 PM,

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

2020-02-20 Thread Victoria Coleman
+1 to Guillaume’s comment. Best, Victoria Coleman > On Feb 19, 2020, at 2:31 PM, Guillaume Paumier wrote: > > Hi, > > Le mer. 19 févr. 2020 à 10:31, Todd Allen a écrit : > >> I don't think anyone had bad intentions. It was just redundant. >> >&g

[Wikimedia-l] Turkey's top court says Wikipedia ban is violation of rights - Turkey News

2019-12-26 Thread Victoria Coleman
Brilliant news this morning! Congratulations to community members and foundation staff that fought from knowledge freedom these past two years! http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/turkeys-top-court-says-wikipedia-ban-is-violation-of-rights-150322 Happy new year! Victoria Coleman

[Wikimedia-l] A difficult goodbye

2019-01-10 Thread Victoria Coleman
Dear all, I have some difficult news to share. A few months ago and completely out of the blue, an opportunity came up for me to exercise the full spectrum of my skills as the CEO of an early stage mission oriented startup. It has been a mighty struggle between my commitment to my team, the

[Wikimedia-l] C-team Statement on the Code of Conduct

2018-08-14 Thread Victoria Coleman
Hello everyone, The executive leadership team, on behalf of the Foundation, would like to issue a statement of unequivocal support for the Code of Conduct[1] and the community-led Code of Conduct Committee. We believe that the development and implementation of the Code are vital in ensuring

[Wikimedia-l] Announcing the Wikimedia Foundation's Technical Engagement team

2018-05-23 Thread Victoria Coleman
is a new team in the Technology department of the Wikimedia Foundation reporting to the Foundation's Chief Technology Officer (CTO), Victoria Coleman. This new team has two sub-teams: the Wikimedia Cloud Services team and the Technical Advocacy team. Bryan Davis will manage the Technical Engagement

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Does anyone know what wikimedia france are up to with the Request Network ?

2018-04-27 Thread Victoria Coleman
Yes, the platform claim is far from accurate. Best regards, Victoria Sent from my iPhone > On Apr 27, 2018, at 7:27 AM, James Heilman wrote: > > While the WMF accepts bitcoin this claim is definitely concerning > > "the Wikimedia Foundation reinforces its leading status by

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Announcing the Wikimedia Technical Conference

2018-04-11 Thread Victoria Coleman
Hi Pine, Yes, you are correct. The Board has not yet approved the annual plan for next year so our plans for the conference and other programs are contingent on Board approval. Best regards, Victoria > On Apr 5, 2018, at 6:56 PM, Pine W wrote: > > Hi Victoria, > >

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Announcing the Wikimedia Technical Conference

2018-04-03 Thread Victoria Coleman
laboration/Annual_Plan_2018-19#International_developer_events>). > Thanks, > Pine > ( https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Pine ) > Original message From: Victoria Coleman > <vcole...@wikimedia.org> Date: 4/2/18 4:46 PM (GMT-08:00) To: "Staff (All)&qu

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Appointment of Raju Narisetti to Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees

2017-10-16 Thread Victoria Coleman
Raju welcome! You bring much expertise & wisdom to us! Victoria > On Oct 16, 2017, at 2:48 PM, Katherine Maher wrote: > > Thank you, Christophe, for sharing this wonderful news. > > I have had the opportunity to get to know Raju during this appointments > process, and

[Wikimedia-l] HEADS UP: Wikimedia Developer Summit 2018: Technology for the Movement Strategy

2017-08-25 Thread Victoria Coleman
Hi everyone, I wanted to give you all a heads up about the upcoming Dev Summit. This year the Summit will be held in San Francisco on January 22nd and 23rd, 2018. We are still finalizing the details and will be sending out the call for participation soon. But meantime, we wanted to share a

[Wikimedia-l] We welcome Giuseppe Lavagetto to the TechCom

2017-08-23 Thread Victoria Coleman
cast* by Victoria Coleman <https://wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/User:VColeman_(WMF) <https://wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/User:VColeman_(WMF)>> (Chief Technology Officer, Wikimedia Foundation) and Daniel Kinzler <https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Daniel_Kinzler_(WMDE) <https://m

[Wikimedia-l] Fwd: How to increase the diversity of Wikimedia technical contributors and staff?

2017-08-15 Thread Victoria Coleman
Hi everyone, Pine and I had this exchange in diversity which I thought might be of interest more broadly so reposting here. Best, Victoria > Begin forwarded message: > > From: Victoria Coleman <vcole...@wikimedia.org> > Subject: Re: How to increase the diversity of W

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikitech-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Changes to Product and Technology departments at the Foundation

2017-06-07 Thread Victoria Coleman
d Anna Stillwell, the Foundation's >> newly-appointed Chargée d’Affaires in the Talent & Culture department, to >> facilitate a consultation with both departments to identify their pain >> points, and better understand their cultural and structural needs. After >> collecting feedb

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia and other 60+ organizations launch the Initiative for Open Citations (I4OC)

2017-04-06 Thread Victoria Coleman
Dario and team, this is a terrific achievement. Proud to see the Foundation create transparency in citation data! All the best, Victoria > On Apr 6, 2017, at 11:11 AM, Dario Taraborelli > wrote: > > Hey all, > > I wanted to let you know that we launched an

[Wikimedia-l] Introducing the MediaWiki Platform team!

2017-04-01 Thread Victoria Coleman
Hello everyone, I am pleased to share with you the news about the formation of the latest team in the Technology department, the MediaWiki Platform team![1] The MediaWiki Platform team will be tasked with leading maintenance and improvements related to the core MediaWiki platform codebase.

[Wikimedia-l] Wes Moran

2017-02-13 Thread Victoria Coleman
Hi everyone, By now you will all have heard that Wes has decided to find a new adventure and will be leaving the Foundation. I wanted to take a moment and offer my sincere thanks to him not only for his contribution to the Foundation and the Movement these past two years (which has been

[Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Cloud Services: new team, new name, renewed focus

2017-02-07 Thread Victoria Coleman
Hello everyone, Starting in April 2017, we will be taking a number of projects related to services we are offering "in the cloud" and creating a new team, Wikimedia Cloud Services (WMCS), to support a more unified approach to these efforts. The sub-teams currently managing these efforts - the

[Wikimedia-l] Hello and appreciation

2016-11-09 Thread Victoria Coleman
Hello, all. Thank you for the many public and private good wishes. It is wonderful to meet you and to have an opportunity to work with such a vibrant and active community. Like many of you, I am inspired by Wikimedia's mission and commitment to open and free knowledge. I am committed to