Re: [Wikimedia-l] WMF has lost its path

2015-01-20 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
, as a community, may have a need to externally confirm the solidity of reasoning behind bans. I think we already have functionaries of high trust (such as the Board and/or the stewards) who could oversee the process. best, Dariusz Jemielniak a.k.a. pundit On Tue, Jan 20, 2015 at 1:19 PM, rubin.happy rubin.ha

Re: [Wikimedia-l] WMF has lost its path

2015-01-20 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
as advisers but not controlling members with a power of veto. Fae On 20 January 2015 at 13:03, Dariusz Jemielniak dar...@alk.edu.pl wrote: transparency does not always have to mean full public access to information (in the cases described by Philippe clearly TMI may be e.g. involving the community

Re: [Wikimedia-l] WMF has lost its path

2015-01-20 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
). best, dariusz pundit -- __ prof. dr hab. Dariusz Jemielniak kierownik katedry Zarządzania Międzynarodowego i centrum badawczego CROW Akademia Leona Koźmińskiego http://www.crow.alk.edu.pl członek Akademii Młodych Uczonych Polskiej Akademii Nauk członek Komitetu Polityki

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Announcement: A new structure for WMF Community Engagement

2015-02-20 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
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Re: [Wikimedia-l] A Listen Button

2015-01-25 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
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Re: [Wikimedia-l] Announcement: WMF to file suit against the NSA

2015-03-10 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
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Re: [Wikimedia-l] Board of Trustee elections

2015-04-23 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
On Thu, Apr 23, 2015 at 2:10 AM, Asaf Bartov abar...@wikimedia.org wrote: So do I. :) (Indeed, I have had occasion to remind, uh, a colleague, that editing Wikipedia or its sister projects is a bit of an unusual hobby, and that it's Perfectly Fine to not choose to volunteer to do that on your

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Board of Trustee elections

2015-04-29 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
on the rules of next elections right after the current ones are over, and introduce eligibility based on actual activity only (with possible lower requirements). best, dj pundit -- __ prof. dr hab. Dariusz Jemielniak kierownik katedry Zarządzania Międzynarodowego i centrum

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Voting system (was: Results of 2015 WMF Board elections)

2015-06-07 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
=unsubscribe -- __ prof. dr hab. Dariusz Jemielniak kierownik katedry Zarządzania Międzynarodowego i centrum badawczego CROW Akademia Leona Koźmińskiego http://www.crow.alk.edu.pl członek Akademii Młodych Uczonych Polskiej Akademii Nauk członek Komitetu Polityki Naukowej

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Results of 2015 WMF Board elections

2015-06-06 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
: Greetings, The certified results of the 2015 Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees election are now available on Meta-Wiki: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Foundation_elections_2015/Results Congratulations to Dariusz Jemielniak (User:pundit), James Heilman (User:Doc James), and Denny

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Can Wikipedia Survive? op-ed

2015-06-22 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
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Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Foundation Annual Plan for FY 15-16

2015-05-29 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe -- __ prof. dr hab. Dariusz Jemielniak kierownik katedry Zarządzania Międzynarodowego i centrum badawczego CROW Akademia

[Wikimedia-l] FDC annual plan grant recommendations for 2014-2015 Round 2

2015-06-01 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
that worked hard to make our deliberations meeting a smooth and successful event. Finally, we offer our sincere thanks to the six organizations who submitted annual plan grant proposals to the FDC. On behalf of the FDC, pundit Dariusz Jemielniak (FDC Chair) [1] https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Foundation Annual Plan for FY 15-16

2015-06-01 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe -- __ prof. dr hab. Dariusz Jemielniak kierownik katedry Zarządzania Międzynarodowego i centrum badawczego CROW Akademia Leona

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Foundation Annual Plan for FY 15-16

2015-05-28 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
I think it is safe to say that the FDC had a pretty clear consensus since the very beginning that WMF should lead by example. Also, the FDC's addition to general community feedback is possibly the only practical way to deal with this issue - as the Board receives the plan too late to make major

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Foundation Annual Plan for FY 15-16

2015-05-28 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
. -- Forwarded message -- From: Dariusz Jemielniak da...@friend.pl To: Wikimedia Mailing List wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Cc: Date: Thu, 28 May 2015 18:08:08 +0200 Subject: Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Foundation Annual Plan for FY 15-16 Hi Liam, Within the FDC, during the very

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Superprotect's first birthday

2015-08-11 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
On Tue, Aug 11, 2015 at 8:36 PM, John Lewis johnflewi...@gmail.com wrote: Yes. It was used a few months ago to prevent editing the Germany item on Wikidata due to a very serious breaking issue. Also on several pages following legal disputes. Superprotect in my opinion if used correctly is

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Superprotect is gone

2015-11-08 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
On Sun, Nov 8, 2015 at 8:04 AM, pi zero wrote: > In > other words, it wasn't removed because it shouldn't have been imposed in > the first place, but merely because it wasn't used. Is it good that it was > removed? Sure, it's better to have had it removed than not. But

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Call for Board nominees

2015-09-26 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
nsubscribe> > ___ > Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines > Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org > Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, > <ma

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Announcement about changes to the Board

2016-01-02 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
Hi there, I wanted to send a note to all of you, that shares my perspective on the recent Board decision. These are my own thoughts, as a community-selected Board member who voted in the minority for the recent resolution. However, I also want to be clear that I support the outcome and the

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Announcement about changes to the Board

2016-01-02 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
cords of the board's meeting says that James voted against his dismission. It means that you are doing a personal statement, but the official one is that James didn't accepted his dismission during the vote. Kind regards On 02.01.2016 12:08, Dariusz Jemielniak wrote: > > Yet, when governance is

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Announcement about changes to the Board

2016-01-02 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
board's meeting says that James voted against his dismission. Yes, so did I. Recognizing mistakes is different from assessing the consequences. James knew what he did wrong, but he assumed that he could effectively use a second chance. 02.01.2016 12:07 PM "Dariusz Jemielniak" <dar...@

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Call for Board nominees

2015-12-29 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
Hi Pine, I'm on my phone now and can't reply in detail, but it is my pleasure to write that we're in the very final stages of the process and an announcement early in January should be made. Best, Dariusz Hi Board folks and Boryana, Separate from the discussions about Doc James, can we get an

Re: [Wikimedia-l] WMF trustee Arnnon Geshuri and part in anticompetitive agreements in Google

2016-01-08 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
g to conclusions is definitely not just to people. I can assure you that in the whole process Arnnon's expertise, professionalism, as well as technological connection were clearly outstanding (but obviously we have not discussed this case). best, dariusz -- __________ prof. dr ha

[Wikimedia-l] Announcing new Wikimedia Foundation Trustees

2016-01-05 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
Dear all, As Chair of the Wikimedia Foundation Board Governance Committee, I am happy to introduce the two newest members of our Board of Trustees: Kelly Battles and Arnnon Geshuri. Kelly and Arnnon bring deep expertise in strategy and financial oversight, and diversity and organizational

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Announcing new Wikimedia Foundation Trustees

2016-01-05 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
an? > On Jan 5, 2016 6:01 PM, "Dariusz Jemielniak" <dar...@alk.edu.pl> wrote: > >> Dear all, >> >> As Chair of the Wikimedia Foundation Board Governance Committee, I am >> happy >> to introduce the two newest members of our Board of Trustees: Kel

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] FDC recommendations for 2015-2016 Round 1 APG grant requests

2015-11-27 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
On Fri, Nov 27, 2015 at 3:50 AM, Pine W wrote: > Perhaps there should be a new Budget Committee of the board, with a similar > composition to the Audit Committee in that the membership would include > some WMF board members and some community members. The Budget Committee >

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] FDC recommendations for 2015-2016 Round 1 APG grant requests

2015-11-25 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
rves as a paragon for other organizations in our movement. TL;DR: I personally would love to make it happen, but I also think it is imperative to make it right. Dariusz Jemielniak "pundit" ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikime

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] FDC recommendations for 2015-2016 Round 1 APG grant requests

2015-11-27 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
uring our FDC conversation was a 3rd party > review of the WMF annual plan. This could avoid the "circular" nature of > Board->FDC->WMF and also provide us with another perspective from an > organization that has a similar scale. > > Lila > > On Fri, No

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] FDC recommendations for 2015-2016 Round 1 APG grant requests

2015-11-26 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
sation about this, naturally involving WMF executive team, the FDC itself, and so on (in fact, we have been discussing the issues pointed above, to find solutions). Dariusz Jemielniak "pundit" ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://m

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] FDC recommendations for 2015-2016 Round 1 APG grant requests

2015-11-26 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
; > > *Regards,Itzik Edri* > Chairperson, Wikimedia Israel > +972-(0)-54-5878078 | http://www.wikimedia.org.il > Imagine a world in which every single human being can freely share in the > sum of all knowledge. That's our commitment! > > > On Thu, Nov 26, 2015 at 12:40 PM

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Harassment consultation on Meta

2015-11-18 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines > Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org > Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, > <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe> -- __ prof. dr hab. Dariusz Jem

Re: [Wikimedia-l] WMF trustee Arnnon Geshuri and part in anticompetitive agreements in Google

2016-01-11 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
11.01.2016 5:42 PM "SarahSV" napisał(a): > > > But a few days ago Dariusz said on this list that he wasn't aware of the > background of Geshuri's that is causing concern, even though it was fourth > in a Google search for Geshuri's name. It was tenth several days ago, in

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Strategic planning

2016-01-13 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
13.01.2016 2:48 AM "Vituzzu" napisał(a): > > Yep, since the second one is, eventually, way to pursue the first one. I agree in principle, while I think it would yet be unwise to delay WMF strategic planning and community consultations this year. However, I think it

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Announcement about changes to the Board

2016-01-10 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
On Sun, Jan 10, 2016 at 7:51 PM, Fæ <fae...@gmail.com> wrote: > On 11 January 2016 at 00:37, Dariusz Jemielniak <dar...@alk.edu.pl> wrote: > .. > This does not make sense. The existing trustees are *entirely* > responsible for the trustee selection process, including

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Community survey to support the WMF ED search starts right now

2016-06-05 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
t; > New messages to: Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org > > > Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, > > > <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe> > > > > > ___________ &g

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Community survey to support the WMF ED search starts right now

2016-06-03 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
On Fri, Jun 3, 2016 at 5:56 PM, Luis Villa wrote: > > I would love to see a solid and rigorous hiring process that lends > credibility to the eventual selection. Has the board done an analysis of > the previous hiring process to help ensure that the new process will be > solid and

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] April 2016 minutes for the Board of Trustees

2016-05-25 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
hi, On Wed, May 25, 2016 at 5:12 PM, Ben Creasy wrote: > Last month, "Geoff and Stephen prepared a draft set of basic best-practice > recommendations [on governance]". These weren't released publicly as far > as I > am aware. "Maria and Dariusz were tasked with preparing a

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Community survey to support the WMF ED search starts right now

2016-06-05 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
On Sun, Jun 5, 2016 at 5:32 PM, Pine W wrote: > I'll add a question of my own here. I find this statement interesting: > "Please > rate these other qualifications: (Please rate 0 to 5 with 0 being 0 not > important; 5 for extremely important)... Experience of working in an >

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Community survey to support the WMF ED search starts right now

2016-06-05 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
On Sun, Jun 5, 2016 at 5:07 PM, Nikola Kalchev wrote: > Dariusz, thank you for your clarification. I understand that translations > take time. > > Would you please elaborate on the assumption that the most important > principle of the ED search committee was speed and

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Thoughts on WMF Governance reviews

2016-06-02 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org > Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, > <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe> -- __ prof. dr hab. Dariusz Jemielniak kierownik katedry Zarządzania Międzynaro

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Community survey to support the WMF ED search starts right now

2016-06-01 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
On Wed, Jun 1, 2016 at 5:36 PM, James Salsman wrote: > > Can we at least get confirmation that her performance working at the > Foundation will be appropriately weighted in her favor if we do have > another lengthy, expensive, third-party search? > I believe it is always

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Community survey to support the WMF ED search starts right now

2016-06-01 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
ia.org?subject=unsubscribe> > > > > > -- > James Heilman > MD, CCFP-EM, Wikipedian > > The Wikipedia Open Textbook of Medicine > www.opentextbookofmedicine.com > ___ > Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: &g

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Announcement about changes to the Board

2016-01-10 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
10.01.2016 05:04 "Fæ" napisał(a): > > To help debunk conspiracy theorists, it would be interesting to find > out how many of the board of trustees have shares in Google, a useful > way of finding out who is part of the Googleplex. While I don't have, and never had (nor expect

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Announcement about changes to the Board

2016-01-10 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
On Sun, Jan 10, 2016 at 10:22 AM, Fæ wrote: > Thanks for talking about it Dariusz. > > Could you please make a serious declaration of interests as is being > discussed at [1]. This will help set a ethical model for the rest of > the WMF board to follow without needing a year to

Re: [Wikimedia-l] WMF Conflict of Interest Policy

2016-01-10 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
On Sun, Jan 10, 2016 at 3:10 PM, Anthony Cole wrote: > Dariusz, can you give me your reasons for ruling out an independent review > into WMF board practice, along the lines of the review the WMF commissioned > into WMUK three years ago? I would have thought this was an

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Announcement about changes to the Board

2016-01-10 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
> > > ​Dariusz, would you please tell us who suggested​ > Arnnon Geshuri > ​ for a seat on the Board? > > AFAIK we have not been sharing this information historically, and I don't think we are going to now - even the Board members themselves don't know, and quite likely should not know who

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Beyond the Board (was: WMF trustee Arnnon Geshuri and part in anticompetitive agreements in Google)

2016-01-13 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
On Tue, Jan 12, 2016 at 8:33 PM, Milos Rancic wrote: > Denny, thanks for supporting this issue moving on. Before few remarks > I would respond inline, I want to say that the *draft* of the idea to > make community assembly have been published by Pharos: > >

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Beyond the Board (was: WMF trustee Arnnon Geshuri and part in anticompetitive agreements in Google)

2016-01-13 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
On Wed, Jan 13, 2016 at 11:17 AM, Yaroslav M. Blanter wrote: > > there have been several discussions over the years, and those which I > remember (the first one was Lodewijk's proposal in 2008? 2009?) were either > rejected/not endorsed by the board, or got stalled on meta with

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Monetizing Wikimedia APIs

2016-01-16 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
> Looking for additional revenue sources isn't a bad idea, but charging for > premium access is likely to annoy the community to a degree that will make > the great Visual Editor revolt look like some quiet and polite murmuring. That's definitely a conversation worth having, as it helps us

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Launch of Community Consultation on strategic approaches

2016-01-18 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
___ > Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines > New messages to: Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org > Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, > <mailto:wiki

[Wikimedia-l] [announcement] Ombudsman commission wider scope

2016-01-14 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
hi, I'm writing to you to bring the news that, after a while of work and discussion, the Board has finally addressed the need to amend the scope of our Ombudsman Commission, following the community consensus from a while back [1]

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Can we see the Knight grant application and grant offer?

2016-02-11 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
hi Pine, On Thu, Feb 11, 2016 at 4:03 AM, Pine W wrote: > My impression of this whole situation with the Knight Foundation is that > the WMF's strong tendency toward closed-door and closed-loop processes are > hurting WMF more than helping it. If WMF had been transparent

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Can we see the Knight grant application and grant offer?

2016-02-11 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
On Thu, Feb 11, 2016 at 5:42 PM, Pete Forsyth wrote: > Did you notice MZMcBride's recent link, demonstrating that then-Executive >> Director Sue Gardner asserted exactly the opposite, explicitly as policy? >> To my knowledge, there has not been any new policy articulated

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Can we see the Knight grant application and grant offer?

2016-02-11 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
On Thu, Feb 11, 2016 at 6:11 PM, SarahSV wrote: > >> > Dariuz, when I first heard about this, I understood it to mean that the > Foundation was seeking to fix the Wikimedia search function, which is > really very poor. But this seems to be a proposal to create an entirely

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Can we see the Knight grant application and grant offer?

2016-02-11 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
On Thu, Feb 11, 2016 at 4:37 PM, Pine W wrote: > > I would respond by saying that openness is a value in the Wikimedia > movement and that our values should not be for sale at any price. Policy > and practice should be that documents for all restricted grants received by >

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Can we see the Knight grant application and grant offer?

2016-02-11 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
11.02.2016 10:23 PM "SarahSV" napisał(a): > >> >> > ​Hi ​ > Dariusz, > > ​T​ > he grant application doesn't restrict the search engine to Wikimedia projects. It says that the "Knowledge Engine by Wikipedia [is a] system for discovering reliable and trustworthy public

Re: [Wikimedia-l] WMF Advisory board

2016-01-29 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
s at: > > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines > > New messages to: Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org > > Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, > > <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe> > >

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Appointment of María Sefidari to Wikimedia Foundation Board

2016-01-29 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
On Fri, Jan 29, 2016 at 11:43 AM, Milos Rancic wrote: > If I remember well (not willing to check), Maria got the most of the > votes on the elections (more than any of the elected members), which > means that it's fair that she becomes a Board member. > > that is correct.

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Appointment of María Sefidari to Wikimedia Foundation Board

2016-01-29 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
On Fri, Jan 29, 2016 at 12:02 PM, Yaroslav M. Blanter wrote: > Whereas this is a correct statement, it is irrelevant. The voters voted > knowing that only support votes count. If the system were different, they > could have voted differently. > > Sure, and with many alternative

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Changes in the Board

2016-01-27 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
> Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines > New messages to: Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org > Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, > <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Why take grants? (was: Can we see the Knight grant application and grant offer?)

2016-02-03 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
> > > > Quite the opposite. For several years now, the FDC recommendations for > applicant who come from rich countries have requested the Chapter > investigate diversifying their funding sources. All have tried, and their > success has varied depending on many factors. Some have actually been

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Transition plans for WMF leadership

2016-02-22 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
On Mon, Feb 22, 2016 at 2:08 PM, Pine W wrote: > I also hope that the current Board members will thoughtfully consider > whether it's in the best interests of the Wikimedia Foundation and the > larger Wikimedia movement for them to continue as Board members. I can only

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Movement representation vs WMF board reform

2016-02-28 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
On Sun, Feb 28, 2016 at 11:30 AM, Ad Huikeshoven wrote: > B) Another way would be to use securepoll to (s)elect a number of people in > a specific country by active editors in that country to accept certain > representative roles, for example in two way communication between >

Re: [Wikimedia-l] What it means to be a high-tech organization

2016-02-28 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
On Sun, Feb 28, 2016 at 10:18 AM, Yaroslav M. Blanter wrote: > Actually, in the facebook discussion which was earlier referenced on this > list someone noticed (unfortunately, without much impact) that WMF is not a > business company and not a high-tech company, but more like a

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Open letter: Issues needing addressing by the Wikimedia Foundation's Board of Trustees

2016-02-29 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
On Mon, Feb 29, 2016 at 10:55 AM, Andreas Kolbe wrote: > Here is what I don't understand: both Dariusz and James have said that they > pushed hard for transparency and community engagement about the project at > that time, and expressed concern that there hadn't been any. Do

Re: [Wikimedia-l] I am going to San Francisco

2016-02-29 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
On Mon, Feb 29, 2016 at 10:00 AM, Andreas Kolbe wrote: > Do you believe the various non-disclosure agreements and non-disparagement > clauses that staff have to sign to work at the WMF should be public? Will > you encourage staff to share their content, in the interests of >

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Transition plans for WMF leadership - Board Reform

2016-02-23 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
Lane Rasberry > > user:bluerasberry on Wikipedia > > 206.801.0814 > > l...@bluerasberry.com > > ___ > > Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: > > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines > > New mess

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Transition plans for WMF leadership - Board Reform

2016-02-23 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
On Tue, Feb 23, 2016 at 11:02 AM, Andreas Kolbe wrote: > > (1) The most compelling arguments in favour of having appointees as voting > board members (as opposed to having them as advisory board members), > I'm not sure what you're asking. I think that both external experts

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Transition plans for WMF leadership - Board Reform

2016-02-25 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
On Thu, Feb 25, 2016 at 10:43 AM, Milos Rancic wrote: > Thus, not the senate, but assembly is the right form of our > organization: assembly which would select *paid* Board members. > Besides the load, I want Board members to be accountable to > Wikimedians, not to the

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Board-l] Fwd: WMF trustee Arnnon Geshuri and part in anticompetitive agreements in Google

2016-01-22 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
On Fri, Jan 22, 2016 at 4:14 PM, Nathan wrote: > I think this is almost exactly wrong. The lesson here should not be that >> the Board failed to take public relations into consideration when co-opting >> a new member. The message is that the examination of candidates failed to

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Board-l] Fwd: WMF trustee Arnnon Geshuri and part in anticompetitive agreements in Google

2016-01-22 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
Hi Sarah, On Thu, Jan 21, 2016 at 11:59 PM, SarahSV wrote: > > You wrote to this list on 12 January that you were investigating with the > Board Governance Committee what happened regarding the appointments process > in this case – whether everyone was fully informed,

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Board-l] Fwd: WMF trustee Arnnon Geshuri and part in anticompetitive agreements in Google

2016-01-22 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
On Fri, Jan 22, 2016 at 4:58 AM, Florence Devouard wrote: > >>> > Misinterpretation on my part for what you wrote here : > https://lists.wikimedia.org/pipermail/wikimedia-l/2016-January/080945.html > > > After reading it again, it actually referred to public statements

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Update from the Board

2016-01-26 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
hi Lodewijk, On Tue, Jan 26, 2016 at 3:28 PM, Lodewijk wrote: > thanks for the update. It's been quite a while - and you don't seem to give > a clear time table for further updates. let me step in, since Alice is probably already asleep :) We're going to follow

Re: [Wikimedia-l] An Open Letter to Wikimedia Foundation BoT

2016-02-18 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
18.02.2016 7:25 AM "Liam Wyatt" napisał(a): > > > The principle of the WMF being a good role model for its affiliates - > and living up to minimum standards that it sets for those affiliates - > is one of the primary reasons that the FDC recommended the WMF submit > its next

Re: [Wikimedia-l] An Open Letter to Wikimedia Foundation BoT

2016-02-18 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
On Thu, Feb 18, 2016 at 1:56 PM, Casey Dentinger wrote: > > and in technology we're years behind the curve > > I think this is a reductive view of the technology at WMF. It is true > that many systems have been around in name for a long time, but that > doesn't mean

Re: [Wikimedia-l] An Open Letter to Wikimedia Foundation BoT

2016-02-18 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
On Thu, Feb 18, 2016 at 2:54 PM, Asaf Bartov wrote: > All this makes it a time for looking "the negative" in the eye and taking > decisive action, so that the healing can begin. It is not a time for > concentrating on the still-wonderful aspects of this movement's work.

Re: [Wikimedia-l] An Open Letter to Wikimedia Foundation BoT

2016-02-19 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
if it might be the > most acute and the (relatively) easiest to address. > > > Cheers, > > Delphine > > > PS. For history's sake, I have worked for the Foundation, I have left > it too, I know the feeling, to my bones. It was not an easy decision > and today, 8 yea

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Improving transparency and communication

2016-02-19 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
On Fri, Feb 19, 2016 at 4:34 PM, Adele Vrana wrote: > As you noted in your email, recent events make a conversation about > transparency crucial right now, and that’s why we would like to invite > anyone to share stories, ideas and best practices on this Meta page. >

Re: [Wikimedia-l] An Open Letter to Wikimedia Foundation BoT

2016-02-20 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
On Sat, Feb 20, 2016 at 4:54 PM, Amir E. Aharoni < amir.ahar...@mail.huji.ac.il> wrote: > Delphine, this was possibly the strongest email of the last four months or > so of this mind-numbing nonsense. > > The Board. I never really understood it. I did feel that it's supposed to > lead the editors

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [FDC] Wikimédia France Annual Plan Grant - 2015-2016 R2

2016-03-25 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
edia-l, > <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe> -- __ prof. dr hab. Dariusz Jemielniak kierownik katedry Zarządzania Międzynarodowego i grupy badawczej NeRDS Akademia Leona Koźmińskiego http://n <http://www.crow.alk.edu.pl/&g

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Open and recorded WMF Board meetings

2016-03-03 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
On Thu, Mar 3, 2016 at 12:07 PM, Andrew Lih wrote: > > I’d be eager to try this idea of observers/scribes from the community, > with the slight amendment that I don’t think it *needs* to be a different > person every time, though it should certainly be open to participation

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Armenia candidate for the board

2016-03-03 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
n.org> > > > > Imagine a world in which every single human being can freely share in > > the sum of all knowledge. Help us make it a reality! > > https://donate.wikimedia.org > > ___ > > Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: > &

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Open and recorded WMF Board meetings

2016-03-03 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
On Thu, Mar 3, 2016 at 10:00 AM, Risker wrote: > >> > "Responsible for reviewing the minutes". This is a lovely ideal. Can we > now be realistic? What do we really expect that "observer" to do? Will > they have input in to what the minutes finally say? Do they have

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Open and recorded WMF Board meetings

2016-03-03 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
who is legitimized without the need to organize yet another elections. To reduce costs, this person could be connecting via Hangout, but physical presence would also be an option. We could ask this person their views, but they would mostly be an observer. dj -- __________ prof.

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Meeting in Berlin (was: Executive transition planning)

2016-03-01 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
Hi, Since the whole Board is in heavy overload right now, I'm writing basically to acknowledge this proposal and thank for it. Since I've been discussing the WMDE governance with its Board in the past, I think there are definitely useful learning points, and it is great that you take this

[Wikimedia-l] [wikimedia] Wikimania training for external Board members

2016-04-29 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
hi, within the Board Governance Committee, we have discussed several areas for improvement of the Board members skills. One of the areas we should cover is deeper enculturation of external Board members. Both Guy and Kelly are excited to be part of Wikimedia movement, and they want to learn

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Board meeting minutes

2016-05-10 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
On Tue, May 10, 2016 at 5:10 PM, Rogol Domedonfors wrote: > I can see no reason for this failure. We know that the Board is busy, but > it is a legal requirement that the minutes be drawn up and discussed, so > that publication is or should be a matter of very little

Re: [Wikimedia-l] governance improvements

2016-05-15 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
On Sun, May 15, 2016 at 12:19 PM, Chris Keating wrote: > * Does your discussion on Monday include the Code of Conduct and > Confidentiality Agreement mentioned in the March minutes? > Actually, we have discussed and voted on them in April (minutes are in the process

[Wikimedia-l] governance improvements

2016-05-15 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
ernal governance improvements, communication, onboarding processes, apart from our usual load. We still can do better, and I hope we are on a right path. best, Dariusz Jemielniak, "pundit" (a current WMF Trustee) [1] https://wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/Minutes/2016-03 [2] https://meta.wik

Re: [Wikimedia-l] governance improvements

2016-05-15 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
On Sun, May 15, 2016 at 11:59 AM, Gerard Meijssen wrote: > Hoi, > I wonder what you mean by doing better. Are you doing your best given the > circumstances? If so you do what can be expected of you. When people think > that is not enough, it is their problem. They are

Re: [Wikimedia-l] election for 2 seats on WMF board of trustees ends May 7...

2016-05-03 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
On Tue, May 3, 2016 at 11:08 AM, Itzik - Wikimedia Israel < it...@wikimedia.org.il> wrote: > I'm against publishing the chapters votes before the end of the elections. > More than that - I even offered before the election started that the > chapters votes will be confidential between them and be

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Crisis of Confidence

2016-05-02 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
On Mon, May 2, 2016 at 9:48 AM, Fæ wrote: > Your email fits perfectly with my description of the WMF board: "have > not apologized or even changed a single part of their governance > processes, despite vague unmeasurable offers to look into it." I'm not sure if it is typical

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Account of the events leading to James Heilman's removal

2016-05-06 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
04.05.2016 22:00 "Katie Horn" napisał(a): > > Either way, I would be deeply encouraged to see progress in creating a more > robust and predictable connection between the board and WMF staff. Whether > that connection ends up being a board liaison or something else, I suspect

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Account of the events leading to James Heilman's removal

2016-05-04 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
On Wed, May 4, 2016 at 3:43 PM, Jake Orlowitz wrote: > 2) The whistleblower policy was indeed insufficient because even very > serious ethical complaints raised did not rise to the level of strict > illegality. > without referring to issues in the past, I think that a

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Crisis of Confidence

2016-05-02 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
02.05.2016 5:22 AM "Fæ" napisał(a): > > Perhaps we could stick to facts? > > In the very recent case of Arnnon Geshuri, the WMF board of trustees > proved themselves to be completely out of touch with the > community.[1][2] 314 Wikimedians took part in the vote of no >

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Account of the events leading to James Heilman's removal

2016-05-08 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
As some of you may remember, I was the only trustee who voted against James' removal except himself. Nevertheless, I still believe that any functioning body as our Board has to have the right to expel a person, whom they feel like not being able to work with. If a majority of my fellow Board

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fwd: Wikimedia Foundation ED search steering group created

2016-04-18 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
On Mon, Apr 18, 2016 at 6:43 AM, Joseph Seddon wrote: > Does Dariusz as a community selected board member not count? > > I would certainly hope that people DO approach me with ideas, and I am definitely very open to the discussion within the community. dj

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Suggesting moderation

2016-07-26 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
On Tue, Jul 26, 2016 at 1:38 PM, Adrian Raddatz wrote: > Considering how horrible on-wiki dispute resolution can currently be for > all involved, I'm OK with keeping this in private here. > > Fair enough. My comment was meant to rather point out that we don't have rules of

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Conference: Report 2016, Outlook 2017

2016-07-21 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
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