[Wikimedia-l] Affiliations Committee Call for Candidates

2018-11-15 Thread Kirill Lokshin
Hi everyone, The Affiliations Committee – the committee responsible for guiding volunteers in establishing Wikimedia chapters, thematic organizations, and user groups – is looking for new members! The main role of the Affiliations Committee is to guide groups of volunteers that are interested in

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikipedia in an abstract language

2018-11-15 Thread Ariel Glenn WMF
I want to add a caution about the idea of translating one article for all audiences. Even articles on some plants or animals will contain different information depending on their role in the communities of the speakers of a given language; how much more will articles about some politician or a

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikipedia in an abstract language

2018-11-15 Thread Leila Zia
Denny, thanks for writing and rewriting this piece. I finally got a chance to go through it end-to-end. Challenge accepted! :) Here are a few early thoughts, and I look forward to discussing it with you and others further. * I tend to agree with you that the challenges of artificial intelligence

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Summit 2019 – Office Hours

2018-11-15 Thread Cornelius Kibelka
Hello, hello, four people dialed in today and asked great questions regarding the Wikimedia Summit. Thank you! If you have missed this call, join us on Sunday, November 18, 18:00 [6 PM] UTC – link to hangout: https://meet.google.com/xaw-zecx-fam. In any case, you can reach us at any time via