Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia content for in-flight entertainment?

2017-07-31 Thread Dennis During
Wouldn't there be significant bandwidth limitations on aircraft? So WMF content would require additional storage. Presumably, only selected WMF content would be actually carried on board, with other made available on-demand. On Jul 31, 2017 5:38 AM, "Andy Mabbett"

[Wikimedia-l] Winning photos of Wiki Loves Earth Bangladesh 2017

2017-07-31 Thread Nahid Sultan
Hey Folks, We are very happy to announce the top 10 winning photos[1] of Wiki Loves Earth Bangladesh 2017. These 10 photos will compete in the international stage of the competition. Bangladesh has taken part in the international Wiki Loves Earth competition for the first time this year.

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Amazon Echo' use of Wikipedia; CC license compliance?

2017-07-31 Thread Andreas Kolbe
Some further thoughts on this thread while we wait for Adele to come back to us. According to Statista,[1] the worldwide market for virtual digital assistants is expected to grow from $1.64 billion in 2015 to $15.79 billion by 2021. That's a tenfold increase over six years. Digital assistants

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Amazon Echo' use of Wikipedia; CC license compliance?

2017-07-31 Thread James Heilman
There appears to already be an open-source AI voice assistant effort. https://www.forbes.com/sites/matthunckler/2017/05/15/this-open-source-ai-voice-assistant-is-challenging-siri-and-alexa-for-market-superiority/#4a73f53b3ec0 Like with the open search movement, IMO we should collaborate with the

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia content for in-flight entertainment?

2017-07-31 Thread
As it happens, as part of my early career in avionics, I was responsible for the software side of the flight certification of the first inflight entertainment systems, both for CAA and FAA. Unless the interpretation of regulations has significantly changed, the snapshot of Wikipedia(s) would have

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Copyfraud by the British Museum

2017-07-31 Thread Gordon Joly
On 31/07/17 00:06, Jean-Philippe Béland wrote: > The restoration work is indeed an extensive work, but is it a "creation of > the mind", which is necessary for copyright? > > JP The Cutty Sark was almost destroyed by fire, and was rebuilt. I would say it a visitor attraction (of very high

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Announcing the Wikimedia Technical Committee (TechCom)

2017-07-31 Thread Brion Vibber
Woohoo! -- brion On Jul 29, 2017 9:43 AM, "Victoria Coleman" wrote: Hello All! Daniel and I would like to share some good news: After talking about it for years, and vetting the draft for months, it's finally done: the Architecture Committee has adopted a proper

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Winning photos of Wiki Loves Earth Bangladesh 2017

2017-07-31 Thread Toby Negrin
These are great - thank you for sharing! -Toby On Mon, Jul 31, 2017 at 4:51 PM, Edward Galvez wrote: > Love these. Thanks Nahid and to all the organizers and photographers! > > On Mon, Jul 31, 2017 at 8:19 AM, Nahid Sultan > wrote: > > > Hey