The mail by Anners REALLY deserves attention. It quotes numbers that fly in
the face of conventional wisdom that bots are bad. Evidently, it is quite
the opposite. Given the effects of the Rambot generated articles this
should not be a surprise really.
Given that this subject has so
James Forrester (Product Manager of VisualEditor) and I will be glad to
chat with you about VisualEditor's latest developments and plans for the
future today at 4pm UTC .
See you there!
Dear friends and colleagues,
Many of who have already heard from Jessie in multiple ways, but for those
who haven't: Jessie Wild, who currently heads the Learning and Evaluation
team in the Grantmaking department at WMF, is leaving for a year's
fellowship with Ideo. Her last day at the
Jessie has been a tremendous help in the FDC process, and her
professionalism will be difficult to replace. I hope she'll be back!
Dariusz Jemielniak pundit
On Thu, Sep 18, 2014 at 7:30 PM, Anasuya Sengupta asengu...@wikimedia.org
Dear friends and colleagues,
Many of who have already
I'll repeat what I said earlier on the IEGCom email list: I appreciate
Jessie's positive approach to program evaluation. Also, the detail and
scope of evaluation reports has ramped up significantly over the past year,
which has been great to see. Thanks for all your work, Jessie.
In the media: Turkish Twitter outrage, medical translation, audience metrics
Traffic report: Tolstoy leads a varied pack
I have also seen some significant improvements in both the chapter
reporting structure and the feedback loops, and of course this directly
impacts the overall ability to achieve strategic goals just by being able
to measure success and failure. Jesse will be sorely missed, but um, is
This is wonderful news, Anders. It made me really happy to read this.
Thanks to everyone who worked to make this happen!
On Tue, Sep 16, 2014 at 7:36 PM, Anders Wennersten m...@anderswennersten.se
Lsjbot has now completed its run of generating articles for all species,
As we announced earlier this month, September is the month to apply for
an Individual Engagement Grant. The deadline to submit a proposal is
To help you turn your ideas and projects into successful proposals, we’re
hosting a few IdeaLab Proposal Clinics in Hangouts and
Thanks so much to everyone! It has been such an honor to join this
movement, and the things we have experimented with and done have been
exciting and fruitful. I know we spend a lot of time talking about our
problems welcoming in newbies, but I felt so supported by so many of you
from my first
(apologies for cross-posting)
I'm happy to announce that HHVM is available on all Wikimedia wikis for
intrepid beta testers. HHVM, you'll recall, is an alternative runtime for
PHP that provides substantial performance improvements over the standard
PHP interpreter. Simply put: HHVM is software
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