Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wiki-research-l] "State of Wikimedia Research" presentation at Wikimania 2018

2018-07-27 Thread Eileen Hershenov
Thank you also Pine! I missed this at Wikimania and was so glad you posted it. On Fri, Jul 27, 2018 at 9:31 PM Tilman Bayer wrote: > Thanks, Pine! The slide deck (with notes) for this presentation is at > https://mako.cc/talks/201807-wikimania_research.pdf . > And a general reminder that for

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Foundation Inc. working with Go Fish Digital, a company that whitewashes Wikipedia

2018-07-27 Thread Gregory Varnum
Hello, Thank you to everyone that has provided thoughtful and constructive input on this discussion, and to the volunteers who are investigating the possible policy violations. We have some additional information on this vendor relationship and on steps being taken that we believe will be

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wiki-research-l] "State of Wikimedia Research" presentation at Wikimania 2018

2018-07-27 Thread Tilman Bayer
Thanks, Pine! The slide deck (with notes) for this presentation is at https://mako.cc/talks/201807-wikimania_research.pdf . And a general reminder that for monthly and daily (instead of yearly) research updates, you are welcome to subscribe to our newsletter and Twitter feed:

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Foundation Inc. working with Go Fish Digital, a company that whitewashes Wikipedia

2018-07-27 Thread geni
On 23 July 2018 at 14:50, Gregory Varnum wrote: > Just a quick note that the Foundation will be replying to this soon. However > the people involved were participating in Wikimania and currently traveling - > so it may take us a few days to collect the information necessary for an > informed

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Movement Strategy: First round of Working Group members

2018-07-27 Thread Paulo Santos Perneta
Hello Jane, > ​ I think that we are in fact split down the middle into parties that believe "some languages are better than others" and "let's save all existing languages on the planet, including all of their fonts ever used on- and offline". ​I don't know why do you wrote this, as I never had

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Movement Strategy: First round of Working Group members

2018-07-27 Thread Balázs Viczián
Hi All, as someone around for 10+ years I must say never really felt reached out to by these initiatives. As the years passed I saw smaller and smaller chance to "get in" anywhere without building some sort of a(n) (international) wiki career first, what means years of stepping up on a

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Movement Strategy: First round of Working Group members

2018-07-27 Thread Jane Darnell
Well just speaking from my experience with the nlwiki community, there is often a tendency to e.g. delete Belgian versions of local folklore or cuisine, or merge these into Dutch local folklore or cuisine articles. I think in general, you could say that most mono-lingualists are fairly certain

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimania-l] Celebrating Wikimania 2018 online

2018-07-27 Thread Yaroslav Blanter
Hi Paulo, in the first instance, I am interested in improving articles on the Mozambique districts on the English Wikipedia. I have already done that for the southern half of the country (Buzi District which I references to is a representative example of how I see these articles). I was not

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Movement Strategy: First round of Working Group members

2018-07-27 Thread Paulo Santos Perneta
Hello Jane, Yes, maybe I have been lucky for having to deal with a Wikipedia that, despite having its fair share of problems, actually has not that kind of strife. We have 2 major linguistic varieties there (different to the point that stuff in European Portuguese is often subtitled in Brazil),

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Foundation Inc. working with Go Fish Digital, a company that whitewashes Wikipedia

2018-07-27 Thread Mario Gómez
I have gathered more evidence and opened a sockpuppet investigation, omitting any parts involving personal data: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Sockpuppet_investigations/BurritoSlayer Personal data sent to functionaries-en@ is still relevant to verify some details, but I think that it is

[Wikimedia-l] "State of Wikimedia Research" presentation at Wikimania 2018

2018-07-27 Thread Pine W
In case people are interested: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pE2UQu3r6vE The topics covered include: * Media and images * Talk page debates * Comparisons of Wikipedia language editions * Who is not participating? * Wikipedia as a source of data Pine (