Re: [Wikimedia-l] Google Summer of Code 2018: Call for projects and mentors

2018-02-21 Thread Srishti Sethi
Hello all, We are approaching towards the beginning of the student application period in two weeks time. If you have a project in mind that you would have the time and interest to mentor, please create a task on Wikimedia Phabricator and add a Google-Summer-of-Code-2018

[Wikimedia-l] Fwd: Fake news ‘vaccine’: online game may ‘inoculate’ by simulating propaganda tactics

2018-02-21 Thread James Salsman
Here is a good example of instructional software to solve a systemic communication issue: https://www.getbadnews.com/ Ref.: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/02/180220093555.htm How can we sustain progress towards resolution of the issues? Also, does the date by which Titan is likely

Re: [Wikimedia-l] What's making you happy this week? (Week of 18 February 2018)

2018-02-21 Thread James Salsman
I am happy about https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fpmRWCE7F_I=30m30s Aaron Halfaker describes optimized ways to refine backlog presentation. But I am unhappy that his first slides are missing and I hope he will post the whole deck. Also I would love to see the Turkish Wikipedia in InterPlanetary

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Strategy Report Released: Wikimedia 2030: Wikimedia’s role in shaping the future of the information commons

2018-02-21 Thread Gerard Meijssen
Hoi, Nina Simon wrote a blog post [1] that I think has a lot of merit for what we could do to gain relevance. Nina is big in the GLAM world and the museum she works for has an approach that will have a big effect when we consider it carefully and implement it in the best way we can. Thanks,

Re: [Wikimedia-l] User:Bhadani has passed

2018-02-21 Thread Ravishankar Ayyakkannu
I am sad to know this news about User:Bhadani's demise. I knew him as a very wise person with an open mind. That he chose to write his autobiography as a Wikipedian shows how much he valued the movement. My heartfelt condolences to his family. Ravi On Mon, Feb 12, 2018 at 5:55 PM, Sydney

[Wikimedia-l] wikiclass

2018-02-21 Thread Masoud Abdoli
It is about an online video chat platform or social media that allows people to make their own profile and they can make a video chat with anyone else for educational purpose. First, people have to make a profile about their abilities and upload their resume and choosing a price for a chat with

[Wikimedia-l] Starting School Activity: Possible Support and Tips

2018-02-21 Thread Zubin JAIN
Hi, I'm trying to start a new school activity at my high school geared towards contributing to Wikimedia projects and was wondering what support is available? Sincerely, Zubin Jain ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at:

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [libraries] Wikimedia and Libraries User Group Steering Committee Election

2018-02-21 Thread Samat
Congratulations, and good luck! :) Best, Samat / Tamás On 16 February 2018 at 20:24, UY Scuti wrote: > If you are interested and are eagerly awaiting the results of this > election, the wait is over, the results are out! Head to >

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Recognition of the Wikimedians of North American Indigenous Languages User Group

2018-02-21 Thread Jean-Philippe Béland
I had proposed to create a project called WikiLang to teach languages on a Wikimedia platform, but it didn't attract enough attention so I moved the content to the Wikiversity and that's what you see there with the Atikamekw language. JP On Tue, Feb 13, 2018 at 11:26 AM mathieu stumpf guntz <

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Research Showcase Wednesday, February 21, 2018 [External]

2018-02-21 Thread Sarah R
Hi Everyone! Just a reminder that this month's research showcase will happen today at 11:30 AM (PST) 19:30 (UTC)! Hope to see you there! On Thu, Feb 15, 2018 at 10:58 AM, Sarah R wrote: > Hi Everyone, > > Quick correction. > > The next Research Showcase will be

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Recognition of the Wikimedians of North American Indigenous Languages User Group

2018-02-21 Thread Jean-Philippe Béland
I forgot to include the link to the WikiLang portal on the Wikiversity: https://en.wikiversity.org/wiki/Portal:Wikilang JP On Wed, Feb 21, 2018 at 1:58 PM Jean-Philippe Béland wrote: > I had proposed to create a project called WikiLang to teach languages on a >