[Wikimedia-l] State of the Map US, San Francisco June 7-10

2013-05-24 Thread Tom Morris
Of possible interest to WMF staff and others in San Francisco, State of the Map US is happening in a few weeks. http://stateofthemap.us/ Schedule: http://stateofthemap.us/schedule.html They are discussing a wide variety of things which have crossover to Wikipedia and other Wikimedia projects

Re: [Wikimedia-l] endangered languages project

2013-05-24 Thread Mathieu Stumpf
Le 2013-05-23 19:03, phoebe ayers a écrit : 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

Re: [Wikimedia-l] State of the Map US, San Francisco June 7-10

2013-05-24 Thread Jon Davies
Re OSM future strategy: I would be happy to talk to them and perhaps look for synergies. Jon On 24 May 2013 09:51, Tom Morris t...@tommorris.org wrote: Of possible interest to WMF staff and others in San Francisco, State of the Map US is happening in a few weeks. http://stateofthemap.us/

[Wikimedia-l] United Nations Summer School: Call for Applications (deadline 31 May)

2013-05-24 Thread Everton Zanella Alvarenga
The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) is collaborating with EF Education First (EF) in the context of the firstUNAOC-EF Summer School http://www.unaocefsummerschool.org/, which will take place in Tarrytown, NY, USA, from 24 to 31 of August 2013. This UNAOC-EF Summer School will

[Wikimedia-l] an open letter to Sue Gardner

2013-05-24 Thread James Salsman
Dear Sue: Please assign someone to create community advocacy RFCs, preferably at least twice monthly. Then you would be happy and would not have to leave. You are a better Executive Director than anyone I can imagine the people on the connectors list might know, or you would be if you paid your

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

2013-05-24 Thread Richard Symonds
Thanks, Gayle, for sharing this. It's interesting to read how people at other organisations in the movement came to join us. I agree with Nathan: your heart is clearly in the right place, and I promise you that the working relationships do become more comfortable (and reactions more