Re: [Wikimedia-l] [GLAM] 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
Congratulations and sincere thanks to all working hard behind the scenes as well as those publicly fronting the projects to achieve these successes. For putting in lots of late evenings, perspiration and perseverance, well done. Thanks, Fae -- fae...@gmail.com

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 Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga
Great news! We can't wait to have the WikiSpeech application deployed, as the Basque language part is finished yet! Cheers Galder ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines and

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [GLAM] 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 Asaf Bartov
Wonderful news, John! Congrats to WMSE and to all of us, who will benefit from this work. A. On Thu, Mar 28, 2019 at 12:31 PM 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

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

[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 John Andersson
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 involved or receiving updates please let me know. Furthermore, the chapter also has a new heavily subsidized

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 Biyanto Rebin
Congratulations to WMSE and its community. This is wonderful news. Pada tanggal Kam, 28 Mar 2019 pukul 11.32 John Andersson < john.anders...@wikimedia.se> menulis: > Wikimedia Sverige is proud to be the recipient of three new grants totaling > around USD 500,000. We hope to work with many of

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [strategy process] Fwd: I decided to leave the working group

2019-03-28 Thread Anders Wennersten
There is a Swedish expression "har man tagit fan i båten får man ro honom i land" (If you have taken the devil into your boat you must row him ashore" Independent if this process has been bad or not, I see it is as just some six month left of it. And it is important to do the best of it. It

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [strategy process] Fwd: I decided to leave the working group

2019-03-28 Thread Kiril Simeonovski
Hi Anders, There is an expression in Macedonian that says „Секое вештачко нешто се распаѓа на природен начин.“ (Every artificial creation breaks down naturally.). This is exactly what is going to happen with this strategy. Best regards, Kiril On Thu, Mar 28, 2019 at 7:05 PM Anders Wennersten

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikidata] 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 Rajeeb Dutta
Congratulations John and Wikimedia Sverige team!! Looking forward to contribute to these amazing projects. Cheers, Rajeeb(Marajozkee) Sent from my iPhone > On 28-Mar-2019, at 8:28 PM, Lane Rasberry wrote: > > Congratulations. I am excited especially for the "Bibliographical data on >

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

2019-03-28 Thread Rajeeb Dutta
Congratulations to all the Marathi Wikimedians!! Regards, Rajeeb (Marajozkee) Sent from my iPhone > On 28-Mar-2019, at 8:48 PM, Kirill Lokshin wrote: > > Hi everyone! > > I'm very happy to announce that the Affiliations Committee has recognized > [1] the Marathi Wikimedians User Group [2] as

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 Xavier Cailleau
Hi John and everyone, first, congratulations for all these impressive projects. I'm particularly interested in the second one which is a big step to help cultural institutions incorporate the contribution to wikimedia projects in professionnal practices. I'm wondering how this online training

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [strategy process] Fwd: I decided to leave the working group

2019-03-28 Thread Chris Keating
Hello, I just want to chime in here. Like Itzik I'm a working group member with a community and chapter background, unlike him I am not resigning :) I certainly identify with many of the frustrations he shares. Everything in the process is slow and that is very frustrating for those of us who

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
John, I'm thrilled to learn of the these project grants and the accompanying funding. Congratulations to you and others involved in securing this funding and the reduced cost for the office space. This accomplishment should be celebrated far and wide because of the value that it brings to the

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 Patton
Congratulations! These initiatives look awesome. Well done on securing the funding and subsidized office space. On Thu, Mar 28, 2019 at 10:05 AM Samuel Klein wrote: > Wonderful. Wikispeech will be amazing :) > > On Thu., 28 Mar. 2019, 6:31 am John Andersson, < > john.anders...@wikimedia.se> >

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikidata] 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 Lane Rasberry
Congratulations. I am excited especially for the "Bibliographical data on Wikidata" part, where my university and many other universities around the world will join you in collaboration. I expect that what Wikimedia Sverige does in this space will set global precedent for how everyone in research

[Wikimedia-l] Recognition of the Marathi Wikimedians User Group

2019-03-28 Thread Kirill Lokshin
Hi everyone! I'm very happy to announce that the Affiliations Committee has recognized [1] the Marathi Wikimedians User Group [2] as a Wikimedia User Group. The group aims to increase awareness about Marathi Wikipedia and other Wikipedia projects, and to develop programs which will improve

[Wikimedia-l] Recognition of the Wikimedians of India Technical User Group

2019-03-28 Thread Kirill Lokshin
Hi everyone! I'm very happy to announce that the Affiliations Committee has recognized [1] the Wikimedians of India Technical User Group [2] as a Wikimedia User Group. The group aims to introduce new Wikipedia technologies to volunteers, to recruit new technical contributors, and to work with

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 Pierre-Yves Beaudouin
Congratulations WMSE Pierre-Yves Le jeu. 28 mars 2019 à 16:41, Itzik - Wikimedia Israel < it...@wikimedia.org.il> a écrit : > Great news, John! > > > > *Itzik Edri* > Chairperson (volunteer) > it...@wikimedia.org.il > +972-54-5878078 > > > > On Thu, Mar 28, 2019 at 12:32 PM John Andersson < >

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [strategy process] Fwd: I decided to leave the working group

2019-03-28 Thread
On Thu, 28 Mar 2019 at 15:38, Yaroslav Blanter wrote: > > Hello Itzik, > > thanks for sharing this. > > I actually did not want to react, because I presumably sound too critical > on this list in the last couple of years. However, 24h passed, and nobody > reacted, and It would be unfortunate if

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Invitation to the March 2019 Wikimedia Monthly Activities Meeting: Thursday, March 28, 18:00 UTC

2019-03-28 Thread Sasha Redkina
This meeting will start in 20 minutes Sasha Redkina Front Office Coordinator *The Wikimedia Foundation* www.wikimediafoundation.org On Wed, Mar 27, 2019 at 10:36 AM Sasha Redkina < activitiesmeet...@wikimedia.org> wrote: > Hello everyone, > > The next Wikimedia Monthly Activities meeting will

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [strategy process] Fwd: I decided to leave the working group

2019-03-28 Thread Yaroslav Blanter
Hello Itzik, thanks for sharing this. I actually did not want to react, because I presumably sound too critical on this list in the last couple of years. However, 24h passed, and nobody reacted, and It would be unfortunate if we let this go. My own experience brought me to the same conclusions,

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 Itzik - Wikimedia Israel
Great news, John! *Itzik Edri* Chairperson (volunteer) it...@wikimedia.org.il +972-54-5878078 On Thu, Mar 28, 2019 at 12:32 PM 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

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [strategy process] Fwd: I decided to leave the working group

2019-03-28 Thread Paulo Santos Perneta
I subscribe what Yaroslav wrote, line by line. My personal impression is that for the people who are at the onwiki communities, in which I include myself till 2018, this whole Strategy 2030 thing looks indeed like something happening in a distant galaxy, led by people with very little notion of

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 Alex Stinson
So many congratulations John and Wikimedia Sverige team! Its super exciting the path you are going down with each of the projects! The movement is going to benefit from that work. Cheers, Alex On Thu, Mar 28, 2019 at 11:05 AM Samuel Klein wrote: > Wonderful. Wikispeech will be amazing :) > >