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

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

2019-03-01 Thread Nicole Ebber
Dear fellow Wikimedians, We have some “hot off the press” updates from the Movement Strategy Process Wikimedia 2030: == What are the working groups currently doing? == Members of the nine working groups [1] are

[Wikimedia-l] Fwd: Fake news ‘vaccine’: online game may ‘inoculate’ by simulating propaganda tactics

2018-02-21 Thread James Salsman
Here is a good example of instructional software to solve a systemic communication issue: https://www.getbadnews.com/ Ref.: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/02/180220093555.htm How can we sustain progress towards resolution of the issues? Also, does the date by which Titan is likely

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Sharing sad news about Bassel

2017-08-03 Thread Gregory Varnum
A complete statement from the Wikimedia Foundation, made by Katherine, has been posted on the Wikimedia Blog: https://blog.wikimedia.org/2017/08/03/bassel-khartabil/ We are also asking for people’s assistance with translating this

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Sharing sad news about Bassel

2017-08-03 Thread Isaac Olatunde
Extremely sad news. May his soul continue to rest in perfect peace. My condolence to the family. Regards, Isaac Olatunde. On Aug 2, 2017 9:57 AM, "Richard Farmbrough" wrote: Very sad news indeed. Frustrating that we could not gain more social media traction, when

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Sharing sad news about Bassel

2017-08-02 Thread Ravishankar Ayyakkannu
I am crying :( On Wed, Aug 2, 2017 at 10:04 PM, Shlomi Fish wrote: > On Tue, 1 Aug 2017 19:00:19 -0400 > Katherine Maher wrote: > > > Dear all, > > > > I am very deeply saddened to share the news of the passing of our fellow > > community member

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Sharing sad news about Bassel

2017-08-02 Thread Ivan Martínez
Thanks for the (sad) update, Gregory. Best, 2017-08-02 16:11 GMT-05:00 Enock Seth Nyamador : > Very sad. A legend he is. > > Best, > > - Enock > > 2017-08-02 20:42 GMT+00:00 Bobby Shabangu : > > > This is very heartbreaking news indeed! > > > > May

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Sharing sad news about Bassel

2017-08-02 Thread Enock Seth Nyamador
Very sad. A legend he is. Best, - Enock 2017-08-02 20:42 GMT+00:00 Bobby Shabangu : > This is very heartbreaking news indeed! > > May his family find strentght in these dark times.  > > On 2 Aug 2017 01:01, "Katherine Maher" wrote: > > > Dear

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Sharing sad news about Bassel

2017-08-02 Thread Bobby Shabangu
This is very heartbreaking news indeed! May his family find strentght in these dark times.  On 2 Aug 2017 01:01, "Katherine Maher" wrote: > Dear all, > > I am very deeply saddened to share the news of the passing of our fellow > community member Bassel Khartabil, also

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Sharing sad news about Bassel

2017-08-02 Thread Shlomi Fish
On Tue, 1 Aug 2017 19:00:19 -0400 Katherine Maher wrote: > Dear all, > > I am very deeply saddened to share the news of the passing of our fellow > community member Bassel Khartabil, also known to some as Bassel Safadi. > > Bassel was detained on March 15, 2012 amid

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Sharing sad news about Bassel

2017-08-02 Thread kayode yussuf
This is a very sad news. Bassel will continue to be an hero in our hearts and we will take solace in his activities in the Open movement. Kayode Yussuf > On Aug 2, 2017, at 00:19, David Gerard wrote: > >> On 2 August 2017 at 00:00, Katherine Maher

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Sharing sad news about Bassel

2017-08-01 Thread Katherine Maher
My apologies. The correct address is: http://freebassel.org/ On Tue, Aug 1, 2017 at 7:19 PM, David Gerard wrote: > On 2 August 2017 at 00:00, Katherine Maher wrote: > > > at his article [2], and at https://freebassel.org. > > > This is giving an SSL

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Sharing sad news about Bassel

2017-08-01 Thread David Gerard
On 2 August 2017 at 00:00, Katherine Maher wrote: > at his article [2], and at https://freebassel.org. This is giving an SSL error ... - d. ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at:

[Wikimedia-l] Sharing sad news about Bassel

2017-08-01 Thread Katherine Maher
Dear all, I am very deeply saddened to share the news of the passing of our fellow community member Bassel Khartabil, also known to some as Bassel Safadi. Bassel was detained on March 15, 2012 amid arrests on the one-year anniversary of the Syrian uprising. He had been missing since October

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Very good news!

2017-02-20 Thread WereSpielChequers
03:32:24 +0100 > From: Milos Rancic <mill...@gmail.com> > To: Wikimedia Mailing List <wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org> > Subject: [Wikimedia-l] Very good news! > Message-ID: > <CAHPiQ2GZdSg7vGYGwKdRqrPcn9+_2BcYcWHGfoXHenUujVeYGA@mail. > gmai

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Very good news!

2017-02-19 Thread Erik Zachte
[mailto:wikimedia-l-boun...@lists.wikimedia.org] On Behalf Of Alessandro Marchetti Sent: Sunday, February 19, 2017 6:52 To: Wikimedia Mailing List Subject: Re: [Wikimedia-l] Very good news! These are data for English wikipedia, right? You should compare the whole platforms. That's because

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Very good news!

2017-02-18 Thread Alessandro Marchetti
These are data for English wikipedia, right? You should compare the whole platforms. That's because bilingualism is increasing in many countries but not in the same direction. For example Italian students foreign language skills drastically increased over the last 10 years, so they edit also on

[Wikimedia-l] Very good news!

2017-02-18 Thread Milos Rancic
This is an extraordinary news for us! For almost 10 years I was hoping to see that and, finally, I've seen it! In short, it seems that we reached the bottom in participation in 2014 and that we are now slowly going upwards. My claim is based on the analysis [1] of the Eric Zachte's participation

[Wikimedia-l] Infobitt.com (crowdsourced news) has gone offline

2016-11-03 Thread David Gerard
Larry Sanger's attempted crowdsourced Wikinews, Infobitt, is dead - the name infobitt.net no longer resolves (though the domain is still registered). It died sometime after June 23, the date of the last screenshot on the Wayback Machine; tweets concerning it suggest it was up until August or

[Wikimedia-l] Wiki maps news and updates

2016-03-14 Thread Yuri Astrakhan
The quest to bring maps to Wikipedia continues: * Kartographer has launched for WikiVoyage * Julien Girault will help maps with his UI expertise * Talk to us at the FreeNode IRC channel #wikipedia-interactive https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Help:Kartographer Last week we enabled Kartographer

[Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] News on Wikipedia, Content Translation, freedom of panorama, and more from the Wikimedia blog

2015-07-10 Thread Ed Erhart
Here are this week's stories from the Wikimedia blog. • Raising awareness of endangered species, one Wikipedia page at a time: Christian Cariño https://blog.wikimedia.org/2015/07/10/awareness-of-endangered-species/ • News on Wikipedia: Reddit controversy and the Women’s World Cup final

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fwd: [Chapters] News from the Board of Wikimedia CH

2015-04-15 Thread Ilario Valdelli
Thank you Katy, Charles will move in Paris but I suppose that he will remain still connected to the Wikimedia movement even if in another country. Thank you, really appreciated. On Wed, Apr 15, 2015 at 7:02 AM, Katy Love kl...@wikimedia.org wrote: Thanks for this announcement, Ilario.

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fwd: [Chapters] News from the Board of Wikimedia CH

2015-04-14 Thread Katy Love
Thanks for this announcement, Ilario. Congratulations to all on the Board of WMCH, and a most warm welcome to Micha. And while it's not quite time for goodbyes, I am very sad to hear that Charles is moving on. At WMF, we too will miss his relentless enthusiasm, his strong collaborative instincts,

[Wikimedia-l] Fwd: [Chapters] News from the Board of Wikimedia CH

2015-04-09 Thread Ilario Valdelli
FYI an official message from Wikimedia CH: Dear all, Wikimedia CH held its annual General Assembly on 21 March. We're pleased to announce that all of the Board re-candidated and were re-elected. We're even more pleased to welcome a new, seventh Board member: Micha Rieser (

[Wikimedia-l] Some sad news

2013-11-20 Thread Jake Orlowitz
User:Jackson Peebles is no longer with us, he passed away in late October. Jackson was a Western Michigan University Honors student studying behavioral science and biology. He worked as an ice hockey referreee and volunteered with the Red Cross. His Wikipedia efforts focused on counter-vandalism

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Some sad news

2013-11-20 Thread Philippe Beaudette
Corrected link: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:Jackson_Peebles *Philippe Beaudette * \\ Director, Community Advocacy \\ Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. T: 1-415-839-6885 x6643 | phili...@wikimedia.org | : @Philippewikihttps://twitter.com/Philippewiki On Wed, Nov 20, 2013 at 9:24 AM, Jake

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Some sad news

2013-11-20 Thread Amy Vossbrinck
Never let it be said that one person can't make a difference. Clearly this young man was all about reaching out to others and making an impact everywhere he went. The planet and many people on it benefited from his kindness for the brief time he was here. Thank you, Jackson for all you gave to

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Some sad news

2013-11-20 Thread Steve Zhang
The loss of someone always hits us hard; the loss of one of us even more so. I was lucky enough to work with Jackson, albeit briefly. He will be very sorely missed and I wish his family all the best during these tough times. On 21/11/2013 4:33 AM, Amy Vossbrinck avossbri...@wikimedia.org wrote:

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Some sad news

2013-11-20 Thread Keegan Peterzell
Thank you for sharing this, Ocaasi. Sad, sad news indeed. ~ Keegan https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:Keegan On Nov 20, 2013 1:09 PM, Steve Zhang cro0...@gmail.com wrote: The loss of someone always hits us hard; the loss of one of us even more so. I was lucky enough to work with Jackson,

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Some sad news

2013-11-20 Thread Samuel Klein
Thank you so much for posting this Jake. I will dearly miss Jackson and his flow of good spirit and ideas. SJ On Wed, Nov 20, 2013 at 12:24 PM, Jake Orlowitz jorlow...@gmail.com wrote: User:Jackson Peebles is no longer with us, he passed away in late October. Jackson was a Western Michigan

[Wikimedia-l] In the News

2012-08-10 Thread Marc Riddell
Folks, if this has already been brought to the List, please excuse the repetition. If not, enjoy; http://thecaucus.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/08/09/romneys-running-mate-some-say- wikipedia-holds-the-answer/?nl=usemc=edit_cn_20120810 Marc Riddell ___

Re: [Wikimedia-l] In the News

2012-08-10 Thread Fred Bauder
Folks, if this has already been brought to the List, please excuse the repetition. If not, enjoy; http://thecaucus.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/08/09/romneys-running-mate-some-say- wikipedia-holds-the-answer/?nl=usemc=edit_cn_20120810 Marc Riddell They probably got that out of Wikipedia, see

Re: [Wikimedia-l] In the News

2012-08-10 Thread Mike Dupont
I love it! great stuff! wikipedia edit heatmaps is what we need! On Fri, Aug 10, 2012 at 8:56 PM, Fred Bauder fredb...@fairpoint.net wrote: Folks, if this has already been brought to the List, please excuse the repetition. If not, enjoy;

Re: [Wikimedia-l] In the News

2012-08-10 Thread Matthew Roth
This one had legs this week. Here's a sample of the coverage following the original report on Monday by Micah Sifry at Tech President. Once Colbert jumped in, it led to another round of coverage through today. It's also just now getting to the British press. -Matthew * * *Wikipedia | How to