[Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Foundation Board statement endorsing future resourcing and direction of the movement

2018-01-24 Thread Christophe Henner
Hello everyone, As many of you know, in October we concluded phase 1 of the movement strategy process. The result was a final draft of the strategic direction,[1] summarizing the hundreds of conversations that took place all over the world, on wiki and off, about where we as a movement want

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Siamese networks and image classification

2018-01-24 Thread John Erling Blad
I had a plan to do a more thorough description on meta, but my plans are always to optimistic… ;) Question 1: I wonder if anyone has done any work on categorization of images on Commons by using neural nets. Question 2: I wonder if anyone has used Siamese networks to do more general

[Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Board of Trustees November 2017 meeting minutes

2018-01-24 Thread Charles M. Roslof
Hi all, The Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees has approved and published minutes from its meeting on November 17–19, 2017: https://wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/Minutes_Approval_November_17-19,_2017 Best, Charles M. Roslof Legal Counsel Wikimedia Foundation cros...@wikimedia.org (415)

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Lower page views

2018-01-24 Thread Christophe Henner
All across the web there is a trend in less page views due to the increase of mobile. People on mobile tend to click on less links than on desktop. So you can witness increase reach in users and less pageviews in total. Le 24 janv. 2018 08:59, "Shlomi Fish" a écrit :

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Lower page views

2018-01-24 Thread Tilman Bayer
Hi Anders, some notes about possible reasons below. As a data analyst in the Foundation's Readers department, I am tracking our overall pageview numbers on a monthly basis, which we report to the WMF board alongside other metrics about editor activity etc. (This is also publicly available at [1],

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Affiliates] New Affiliations Committee appointments

2018-01-24 Thread Katherine Maher
Congratulations to Sami, Derick, and Biplab on your new appointments, Emna and Maor on your reappointments, and thank you Galileo for your many years of service! On Wed, Jan 24, 2018 at 8:18 AM, Lucas Teles wrote: > Congratulations to the approved ones and thanks Galio for

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Welcome messages at arwiki

2018-01-24 Thread John Erling Blad
If it has been discussed before, then it would be nice if someone can provide a pointer to that discussion. Den ons. 24. jan. 2018, 11.29 skrev Joseph Seddon : > This conversation started in the middle of the Christmas break following > which I suspect many staff took

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Lower page views

2018-01-24 Thread Shlomi Fish
On Tue, 23 Jan 2018 11:55:07 +0100 Anders Wennersten wrote: > We are seeing a steady decrease of page views to our projects > (Wikipedia). Nov-Dec-Jan it is decreasing in a rate of 5-10% > (year-year), and for big languages like Japanese,  Spanish close to 10%, > or

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Welcome messages at arwiki

2018-01-24 Thread Joseph Seddon
This conversation started in the middle of the Christmas break following which I suspect many staff took extended holidays, most departments are in the middle annual planning and this week WMF are gathering for their annual all hands meetings. So lets firtst consider the fact that senior legal

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Affiliates] New Affiliations Committee appointments

2018-01-24 Thread Lucas Teles
Congratulations to the approved ones and thanks Galio for so many years of work! Teles Em qua, 24 de jan de 2018 às 13:04, Bijay chaurasia < bijaychaurasi...@gmail.com> escreveu: > Congratulations. > Regards > Bijay > > On 24 Jan 2018 8:59 a.m., "Rémy Gerbet" wrote: >