[Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] [PRESS RELEASE] Wikimedia Foundation Executive Director search

2013-05-23 Thread Matthew Roth
This press release is also available online here: http://wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/Press_releases/The_search_for_our_next_Executive_Director The Wikimedia Foundation announces search for new Executive Director to lead the Wikimedia movement SAN FRANCISCO, California -- 22 May 2013 -- The

[Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] The Signpost – Volume 9, Issue 20 – 20 May 2013

2013-05-23 Thread Wikipedia Signpost
Foundation elections: Trustee candidates speak about Board structure, China, gender, global south, endowment http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Wikipedia_Signpost/2013-05-20/Foundation_electionshttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Wikipedia_Signpost/2013-05-20/Foundation_elections News

Re: [Wikimedia-l] making tech journalism easier to read

2013-05-23 Thread Andy Mabbett
Yes, use the ABBR tag in HTML. (Apologies for top-posting, on mobile at airport) On May 22, 2013 8:07 AM, Lodewijk lodew...@effeietsanders.org wrote: I think what is even more helpful to people, is to avoid abbreviations as much as possible, or explain them. For example: * Up-Goer 5 (but

[Wikimedia-l] endangered languages project

2013-05-23 Thread phoebe ayers
Perhaps of interest to many Wikimedians: the Endangered Languages project recently launched a new layout, making it easier to find and submit information on languages that are in the catalog of endangered languages that they are building. Worth a look. http://www.endangeredlanguages.com/ --

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Train Wikiexpedition in Poland

2013-05-23 Thread Federico Leva (Nemo)
Matthew Roth, 23/05/2013 19:45: Tomasz just published a post on the Wikimedia blog about this: http://blog.wikimedia.org/2013/05/23/wikimedia-train-expedition-poland/ Feel free to retweet and share it, if you're into the social networks: https://twitter.com/Wikimedia/status/337595719265439745

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Thoughts on Admin Rights on WMF Wiki (and other things)

2013-05-23 Thread Federico Leva (Nemo)
Just in case someone wonders, Gayle Karen Young, 23/05/2013 06:22: [...] goal was to ensure that the function of a wiki adminstrator, which is often identified with community self-governance, is clearly mapped against the governance model of the site: [...] [...] doesn't answers the

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Quarterly reviews of high priority WMF initiatives

2013-05-23 Thread Tilman Bayer
Minutes, pre-prepared notes and slides from the mid-year review meeting of the Wikipedia Education Program team have now been posted in a similar format at https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Metrics_and_activities_meetings/Quarterly_reviews/Wikipedia_Education_Program/May_2013 On Wed, Dec 19, 2012

[Wikimedia-l] Education Program Re: Quarterly reviews of high priority WMF initiatives

2013-05-23 Thread Everton Zanella Alvarenga
Hi Frank, I just saw now this report. Can you explain this line bellow, please? I didn't get it. Strategic direction in Brazil didn't work; Tom reporting to Jessie, disconnected from our work. Unclear lines of authority for decision-making; classes ended up as not particularly successful. Also,

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Train Wikiexpedition in Poland

2013-05-23 Thread Tomasz Ganicz
Yes.. Organisers have just created a separate page for this expedition, so please add your name here: http://pl.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikiekspedycja_kolejowa_2013/przygotowania 2013/5/23 Federico Leva (Nemo) nemow...@gmail.com: Matthew Roth, 23/05/2013 19:45: Tomasz just published a post on