[Wikimedia-l] Good Bye as CIS-A2K Program Director

2015-04-30 Thread Vishnu T
. Best wishes, Vishnu ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, mailto:wikimedia-l-requ

[Wikimedia-l] CIS-A2K draft work plan for July 2015 to June 2016

2015-04-01 Thread Vishnu
to revise these draft work plans based on your and FDC feedback in July, 2015, subject to grant support from FDC. Best, Vishnu [1] https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/India_Access_To_Knowledge/Work_plan_July_2015_-_June_2016 [2] https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Grants:APG/Proposals/2014-2015_round2

[Wikimedia-l] CIS-A2K Quarterly Reports

2015-02-28 Thread Vishnu
/The_Centre_for_Internet_and_Society/Progress_report_form/Q2 Apologies for the delayed submission of the first quarterly report. Best, Vishnu ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines Wikimedia-l

[Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Train the Trainer Program-India

2015-02-25 Thread Vishnu
]. Best, Vishnu [1] https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/India_Access_To_Knowledge [2] https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/India_Access_To_Knowledge/Events/Train_the_Trainer_Program/2015 ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org

Re: [Wikimedia-l] New ED of Wikimedia Norway

2015-02-23 Thread Vishnu
Many congratulations, Astrid and WMNO! Wishing you all many more successes. Best, Vishnu On 02/23/2015 10:10 PM, Katy Love wrote: Congratulations, Astrid and Wikimedia Norge! Astrid, you have been a wonderful colleague over the last year plus. I wish you well in the new role, and I look

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Its not goodbye, but au revoir

2015-01-29 Thread Vishnu
Dear Pavel, Best wishes for day 2013 and onward! See you around. Vishnu On 01/29/2015 11:50 PM, Andrea Zanni wrote: Goodbye Pavel, it has been a pleasure. And as you said last Chapters Conference, please take care of yourself. Of course, we hope to see you around :-) Aubrey On Thu, Jan

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Warning: Wikimedia-l Google Group

2015-01-07 Thread Vishnu
Thanks for the alert, Austin! Vishnu On 01/07/2015 11:56 PM, Austin Hair wrote: You may have already received a message indicating that you've been added to the Wikimedia-l Google Group; if not, you likely will soon. In case it's not clear, this Google Group is in no way affiliated

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikipedian-In-Residence at NIOSH

2015-01-02 Thread Vishnu
issues on Wikipedias could have a significant intangible impact, Best wishes, Vishnu [[User:Visdaviva]] On 01/03/2015 02:30 AM, Keilana wrote: Dear Wikimedia Community, I am excited to announce that I am starting today as the Wikipedian-in-Residence for NIOSH, the National Institute

[Wikimedia-l] Med-GLAM Help

2014-12-29 Thread Vishnu
. Help and support, especially from Wikimedians with Pathology background, is welcome in writing descriptions for the images uploaded, categorizing them and reviewing the quality of images. Any other feedback would be useful. Thank you, Vishnu [1] https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimediaindia-l] Wikimedia India Chapter Announcements:Executive Committee for 2014-15 takes charge

2014-12-16 Thread Vishnu
Thank you for the update, Jayanta. Congratulations to the new office bearers of WMIN! At CIS-A2K, we look forward to further strengthening our collaboration to grow the movement. Best wishes, Vishnu On 12/17/2014 12:54 AM, Jayanta Nath wrote: Dear Wikimedia India Chapter members and other

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wiki Project Med

2014-11-12 Thread Vishnu
Congratulations team Wiki Project Med! Best wishes. Vishnu On Wednesday 12 November 2014 05:44 PM, Kirill Lokshin wrote: Hi everyone, I'm pleased to announce that the Affiliations Committee has recognized Wiki Project Med [1] as a Wikimedia User Group [2]. The group is working to promote

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

2014-11-02 Thread Vishnu
Many congratulations!! Happy to hear this. Vishnu CIS-A2K ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Re-licensing Wikimedia logos on Commons to CC BY-SA 3.0

2014-10-27 Thread Vishnu
Thanks! A much needed and appreciated move!! Cheers, Vishnu On Monday 27 October 2014 11:21 PM, Yana Welinder wrote: Hi folks, I'm happy to announce that we are re-licensing the Wikimedia logos on Commons to CC BY-SA 3.0: https://blog.wikimedia.org/2014/10/24/wikimedia-logos-have-been-freed

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Jake Orlowitz/Ocaasi comes onto the Grantmaking team at WMF with The Wikipedia Library

2014-10-06 Thread Vishnu
Congratulations, Jake! Please count me in for TWL type of efforts in India and in Indian languages. Cheers, Vishnu On Tuesday 07 October 2014 09:13 AM, Steven Zhang wrote: Congrats buddy. You've earned it Sent from my iPhone On 7 Oct 2014, at 2:40 pm, Keilana keilanaw...@gmail.com wrote

Re: [Wikimedia-l] First Wikipedia Article has been Formally Peer Reviewed and Published

2014-10-03 Thread Vishnu
Congratulations! A great model that could be emulated by many of us across other disciplines too. Cheers, Vishnu On Friday 03 October 2014 04:54 AM, James Heilman wrote: Article published by the journal Open Medicine http://www.openmedicine.ca/article/viewFile/562/564 Will soon be pubmed

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia LGBT+ User Group

2014-09-14 Thread Vishnu
. Best, Vishnu [1] https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/India_Access_To_Knowledge/Events/Wiki_Loves_Pride_2014 On Sunday 14 September 2014 05:50 PM, Arnau Duran wrote: Congratulations! *Arnau Duran Ferrero *[image: Twitter] http://www.twitter.com/arnauduran President d'Amical Wikimedia Telèfon personal

Re: [Wikimedia-l] CAPTCHA for people with poor eyesight

2014-08-27 Thread Vishnu T
, as the monitors they use are not great. It would be helpful if good alternatives could be worked upon. Best, Vishnu On Wednesday, 27 August 2014, Bohdan Melnychuk bas...@yandex.ru wrote: Hola la todos. I'm being curios how the blind or just people with quite poor eyesight are supposed to join Wiki(m

[Wikimedia-l] Statement on CIS-A2K's FDC proposal discussion

2014-08-14 Thread Vishnu
and transparency. Apologies, that this mail is coming at least a couple of weeks late. Best, Vishnu [[User:Visdaviva]] Program Director (A2K) CIS, India [1] http://bit.ly/1m0fQn0 ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Affiliations Committee's first Secretary - Tanvir Rahman (Wikitanvir)

2014-08-08 Thread Vishnu
Many congratulations, Tanvir! Best wishes, Vishnu On Friday 08 August 2014 11:46 AM, Gregory Varnum wrote: Greetings, I am pleased to share that the Affiliations Committee has created a new Secretary role for the committee and has elected Tanvir Rahman (User:Wikitanvir) to serve in this role

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Bangladesh has completed its local registration in Bangladesh

2014-06-10 Thread Vishnu
Excellent news, Tonmoy! Congratulations!! Best, Vishnu On Tuesday 10 June 2014 10:58 PM, Tonmoy Khan wrote: Dear All, It gives me great pleasure to announce that Wikimedia Bangladesh (WMBD) has successfully completed its local registration in Bangladesh. Our application for registration

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Affiliations Committee Vice-Chair

2014-05-26 Thread Vishnu
Thank you for the information, Bence. Gregory Varnum, congratulations!! Best, Vishnu On Sunday 25 May 2014 03:53 PM, Bence Damokos wrote: Hi all, It is with great pleasure that I can announce that the Affiliations Committee has selected Greg Varnum as its vice chair for the next year. He

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Please welcome Lila Tretikov, the Wikimedia Foundation's new ED

2014-05-02 Thread Vishnu
Congratulations, Lila and a warm welcome! Thanks Sue. Wishing you success in the new adventures. Best, Vishnu On Thursday 01 May 2014 11:47 PM, Jan-Bart de Vreede wrote: Hi All FYI Jan-Bart Begin forwarded message: From: Jan-Bart de Vreede jdevre...@wikimedia.org Subject: Please welcome

[Wikimedia-l] CIS-A2K Work Plan for July 14-June 15

2014-03-31 Thread Vishnu
discussion pages. We would be glad to correct ourselves if you could point out to any major omissions and errors in plans. We will be approaching the FDC requesting support for this work plan [2]. Thanks, Vishnu (Program Director, CIS-A2K) [1] https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Recognition of two new user groups

2014-01-29 Thread Vishnu
Congratulations Community User Group Brasil and New England Wikimedians!! Best, Vishnu On Wednesday 29 January 2014 05:30 PM, Bence Damokos wrote: Dear Community Members, It is with great pleasure that I can announce that the Affiliations Committee has recognized two new user groups

Re: [Wikimedia-l] A five-minute task new volunteers can do

2013-12-03 Thread Vishnu
=a.692345024117024.1073741835.10245984739type=1 For me this was a useful experiment in trying to harness social media time for Wikimedia purposes. Not sure if it is (technically) possible to explore this linkage for something like the commons transcribe or translatewiki.net. Cheers, Vishnu On Tuesday 03 December 2013 08:50 PM

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikisource Community User Group recognized

2013-11-25 Thread Vishnu T
Congratulations! Look forward to seeing this WSCUG grow and thrive!! Vishnu On 24 November 2013 17:24, Bence Damokos bdamo...@gmail.com wrote: Hi, It is with great pleasure that I can announce that the Wikisource Community User Group has been recognized as the 7th user group of our

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimediaindia-l] Fwd: A2K, its lies and irresponsibilities

2013-11-20 Thread Vishnu T
Dear Ansuman, Thanks for flagging this. All the profiles of the CIS-A2K team members are now updated. Please see [1]. Best, Vishnu [1] https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/India_Access_To_Knowledge/Team On 28 October 2013 16:46, ansuman ansum...@gmail.com wrote: Me: Please make available

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimediaindia-l] Fwd: A2K, its lies and irresponsibilities

2013-11-20 Thread Vishnu T
of the CIS-A2K activities on a monthly basis and serve as a monthly report of the work done. We will also initiate measures to put up these details on Meta as indicated here [2]. Best, Vishnu [1] http://bit.ly/A2K-NR [2] https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/India_Access_To_Knowledge/Reports#Monthly_Reports

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimediaindia-l] Fwd: A2K, its lies and irresponsibilities

2013-11-20 Thread Vishnu T
and the associated communities. For instance, we have a beginning with Telugu Wikimedia community. See this [2]. Best, Vishnu [1] https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Talk:India_Access_To_Knowledge/Work_plan_April_2013_-_June_2014/Learning_and_Evaluation [2] https://te.wikipedia.org/wiki/%E0%B0%B5%E0%B0%BF

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Preparing a proofreading contest for Wikisource's 10th aniversary

2013-11-07 Thread Vishnu T
(not from the A2K Grant) will be glad to sponsor two prizes (one e-book reader and one portable pen-scanner), if the ML community take lead on this. Cheers, Vishnu On 7 November 2013 05:28, David Cuenca dacu...@gmail.com wrote: On the Wikisource mailing list we are discussing about a contest

[Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcement] CIS-A2K Grant Report for September 2012-June 2013

2013-11-05 Thread Vishnu T
Foundation for actively engaging with our work. We will continue to work upon our deficiencies, failures and successes. Warm regards, Vishnu Program Director, CIS-A2K ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimediaindia-l] Fwd: A2K, its lies and irresponsibilities

2013-10-29 Thread Vishnu T
Dear Ansuman, On 28 October 2013 16:46, ansuman ansum...@gmail.com wrote: Hi all, This is part of the replies of Vishnu four months ago. --- --- Me: And also tell the community, who are all involved in the interview process

Re: [Wikimedia-l] The Wikipedia Adventure, alpha testers needed

2013-10-29 Thread Vishnu T
and age-groups in Beta stage. I could help finding people from India. Would like this to be finalized soon and try to customize it to the Indian languages. Great work! Cheers, Vishnu On 29 October 2013 21:40, Strainu strain...@gmail.com wrote: Hi, Went through mission 1 and the main feedback

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimediaindia-l] Fwd: A2K, its lies and irresponsibilities

2013-10-28 Thread Vishnu T
September 2012. c) Support to various requests placed by the Indian Wikimedia community. [3] More updates to follow. Vishnu [[:m:User:Visdaviva]] [0] https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/India_Access_To_Knowledge/Work_plan_April_2013_-_June_2014 [1] http://cis-india.org/about/newsletters [2] https

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia France] Welcome to Nathalie, our new ED

2013-10-02 Thread Vishnu T
Many congratulations from India, Nathalie!! Vishnu On Tuesday, 1 October 2013, Christophe Henner christophe.hen...@wikimedia.fr wrote: Hi everyone, We have the great pleasure to announce Nathalie Martin is starting today as the new Executive Director of Wikimédia France! Her hiring