Re: [Wikimedia-l] Internet.org and Wikipedia Zero ?

2013-08-23 Thread Jens Best
. Don't believe the hype. Best regards Jens Best 2013/8/23 Gerard Meijssen gerard.meijs...@gmail.com Hoi, All we need to do is what we already do: make our content available for free. When we are really in their face that we bring neutral information to everyone, everywhere how and why

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Internet.org and Wikipedia Zero ?

2013-08-23 Thread Jens Best
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Re: [Wikimedia-l] Why was right wing Burschenschafter Frank Schulenburg participating in the FDC-session?

2013-11-26 Thread Jens Best
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Re: [Wikimedia-l] The British Library releases 1 million images

2013-12-15 Thread Jens Best
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Re: [Wikimedia-l] The British Library releases 1 million images

2013-12-15 Thread Jens Best
Just discovered a short note of Andrew Gray, why Flickr was preferred instead of Commons. http://www.generalist.org.uk/blog/2013/mechanical-curator-on-commons/ 2013/12/15 Jens Best jens.b...@wikimedia.de Thanks for the news. A question comes to my mind when I read this article: Why did

Re: [Wikimedia-l] The British Library releases 1 million images

2013-12-15 Thread Jens Best
/Commons:British_Library/Mechanical_Curator_collection Thanks, Mike On 15 Dec 2013, at 17:37, Jens Best jens.b...@wikimedia.de wrote: Just discovered a short note of Andrew Gray, why Flickr was preferred instead of Commons. http://www.generalist.org.uk/blog/2013/mechanical-curator-on-commons/ 2013/12

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Cost of Wikimedia Conference 2014

2014-04-02 Thread Jens Best
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Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] [PRESS RELEASE] Airtel Offers Nigerians Free Access to Wikipedia

2014-05-29 Thread Jens Best
in participating countries/regions. best regards Jens Best 2014-05-29 23:02 GMT+02:00 Marc A. Pelletier m...@uberbox.org: On 05/29/2014 04:55 PM, rupert THURNER wrote: another sad day, wikimedia foundation as the vicarious servant of the telecom industry on its way destroying net neutrality. I

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] [PRESS RELEASE] Airtel Offers Nigerians Free Access to Wikipedia

2014-05-29 Thread Jens Best
principle like net neutrality just because some mobile providers made a nice marketing deal with us which seemed to serve our own goals in short-term, but isn't reflected enough on its deeper implications on a free web and its liberated use. best regards Jens Best 2014-05-29 23:31 GMT+02:00 Marc

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] [PRESS RELEASE] Airtel Offers Nigerians Free Access to Wikipedia

2014-05-31 Thread Jens Best
for them, and with pleasure say in future: you guys are worth every cent of the 5 million we pay you a year. [1] http://geography.oii.ox.ac.uk/?page=the-geographically-uneven-coverage-of-wikipedia On Fri, May 30, 2014 at 12:43 AM, Jens Best jens.b...@wikimedia.de wrote: Giving access

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] [PRESS RELEASE] Airtel Offers Nigerians Free Access to Wikipedia

2014-06-02 Thread Jens Best
at Wikimania, but I would appreciate if the WMF or interested active volunteers would continue on this discussion in London and/or on Meta. best regards Jens Best 2014-06-02 6:08 GMT+02:00 Marco Correa marcorrea.pe...@gmail.com: I asked to the Chilean Undersecretary of Telecommunications

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] [PRESS RELEASE] Airtel Offers Nigerians Free Access to Wikipedia

2014-06-02 Thread Jens Best
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[Wikimedia-l] Selfie of the Ape - The Copyright Wars

2014-08-07 Thread Jens Best
Selfie of the Ape - The Copyright Wars - http://youtu.be/E8y1bhEj7j8 A Selfie Defines An Ape As It Defines A Human Being. Just made a short Trailer. Have fun. best regards Jens -- -- Jens Best Präsidium Wikimedia Deutschland e.V. web: http://www.wikimedia.de mail: jens.best http

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Selfie of the Ape - The Copyright Wars

2014-08-07 Thread Jens Best
in Wikimania now to cheer this pretty monkey who is raising a lot of discussion about the old copyright world thanks to Wikimedia. I'll do a t-shirt. 2014-08-07 22:48 GMT-03:00 Jens Best jens.b...@wikimedia.de: Selfie of the Ape - The Copyright Wars - http://youtu.be/E8y1bhEj7j8

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Selfie of the Ape - The Copyright Wars

2014-08-07 Thread Jens Best
And Vimeo-Link (let's see how long this lasts) https://vimeo.com/102892584 have fun Jens 2014-08-08 4:36 GMT+02:00 Jens Best jens.b...@wikimedia.de: Yeah, just seen that youtube was quick on that one. Here is the Dropbox-Link. https://www.dropbox.com/sh/mifna71hgqi14mj

Re: [Wikimedia-l] FDC funds allocation recommendation is up

2014-11-23 Thread Jens Best
Dear Gerald, you spreading propaganda. Of course there is a practical vision to move forward. And even the Interims-ED is already a better alternative to what was understood under management and leadership by Mr. Richter. Best regards Jens Best Am 24.11.2014 07:19 schrieb Gerard Meijssen

Re: [Wikimedia-l] FDC funds allocation recommendation is up

2014-11-23 Thread Jens Best
and to nourish than increasing money numbers and collecting thousands of zombie members. So, yes, the real work starts now. best regards Jens Best 2014-11-24 7:34 GMT+01:00 Gerard Meijssen gerard.meijs...@gmail.com: Hoi, Well it is mightely well hidden. Or in other words you are preaching to your

Re: [Wikimedia-l] WaPo Wikipedia's 'complicated; relationship with net neutrality

2014-11-30 Thread Jens Best
our cause in collision with a much more deeper principle of a web where the rules of the market aren't superior to everything. best regards Jens Best 2014-11-30 18:14 GMT+01:00 Marc A. Pelletier m...@uberbox.org: On 11/30/2014 11:08 AM, MZMcBride wrote: I think it's difficult to argue

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikipedia and Ebola

2014-12-04 Thread Jens Best
Hi James, thanks for sharing. This shows exemplary the success of Wikipedia for being a trusted spot for information. It also shows its growing responsibilities. News like this are encouraging on so many levels. Best regards Jens Best Am 04.12.2014 15:34 schrieb James Heilman jmh...@gmail.com

Re: [Wikimedia-l] WaPo Wikipedia's 'complicated; relationship with net neutrality

2014-12-09 Thread Jens Best
Knowledge and reduce ill-concieved partnerships with commercial players on the way. best regards Jens Best PS: Eric, gimme a moment (aka another later mail) to write about draft of the definition of Free Public Knowledge (especially from the point of view of our movement). @GerardM I don't wanna narrow

Re: [Wikimedia-l] WMF is shutting down grantmaking for good projects for 3 months for no reason

2015-01-03 Thread Jens Best
would leave a disturbing impression on many people. best regards Jens Best 2015-01-03 15:46 GMT+01:00 Romaine Wiki romaine.w...@gmail.com: There are multiple ways in how to define the Gendergap, in this case it is about female participation. I do think it is a problem that the number

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Why WMF should reconsider the 3-month gender gap project-related decision

2015-01-08 Thread Jens Best
of reliable informations on that? best regards Jens Best 2015-01-08 15:13 GMT+01:00 Leigh Thelmadatter osama...@hotmail.com: I dont think the issue is the idea of encouraging projects that increase the participation of women, but rather the message that everything else is getting shoved aside

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Introducing Kourosh Karimkhany, Vice President of Strategic Partnerships

2015-03-30 Thread Jens Best
Saying that it is a normal term in the USA doesn't contradict the impression Andreas has. 2015-03-29 14:03 GMT+02:00 Chris Keating chriskeatingw...@gmail.com: I find the term Advancement Department has a somewhat Orwellian ring. It's quite a normal term in the USA. For instance, the

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Introducing Kourosh Karimkhany, Vice President of Strategic Partnerships

2015-03-30 Thread Jens Best
an experienced person overlooking the future developments in this field. best regards and a good start Jens Best 2015-03-27 21:13 GMT+01:00 Lila Tretikov l...@wikimedia.org: Dear Wikimedians, In order to encourage the expansion of knowledge, we’ve been considering new ways to support

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Introducing Kourosh Karimkhany, Vice President of Strategic Partnerships

2015-04-01 Thread Jens Best
. Ignoring this and being proud of having a comfortable deal with some Telecoms is plain wrong and irresponsible - especially for a free and open digital development of the Global South. best regards Jens Best 2015-03-31 9:05 GMT+02:00 Gerard Meijssen gerard.meijs...@gmail.com: Hoi

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Introducing Kourosh Karimkhany, Vice President of Strategic Partnerships

2015-04-03 Thread Jens Best
, you say 'There must be another way to work for the value of free knowledge for the people', so what is it? Peter (also in the global south) -Original Message- From: wikimedia-l-boun...@lists.wikimedia.org [mailto: wikimedia-l-boun...@lists.wikimedia.org] On Behalf Of Jens Best Sent

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Partnership policy - Wikimédia France

2015-04-21 Thread Jens Best
Great inspiritional definitions and listing, Anne-Laure. Also it's good to see some facts which always thought to be self-evident and understood written down in such a well-structured form. Thanks for posting. Jens 2015-04-20 16:10 GMT+02:00 Anne-Laure Prévost annelaure.prev...@wikimedia.fr:

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Net neutrality: since when has it had anything to do with price?

2015-04-01 Thread Jens Best
Dear James, your praising of WP0 surely deserves or even needs an appropiated answer, but as I can't see my answering mail to Gerard's input from yesterday published in this mailinglist so I will wait until this moderated. When I see that my email with the answer to Gerard is published in the

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Net neutrality: since when has it had anything to do with price?

2015-04-01 Thread Jens Best
off topic) was published a couple of hours ago. On Wed, Apr 1, 2015 at 1:06 PM, Jens Best best.j...@gmail.com wrote: Dear James, your praising of WP0 surely deserves or even needs an appropiated answer, but as I can't see my answering mail to Gerard's input from yesterday published

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Introducing Kourosh Karimkhany, Vice President of Strategic Partnerships

2015-04-01 Thread Jens Best
and not as a means of controlling the flow of information or wanting to make a profit. So yeah, at least for us it’s been good so far. If it happens though that things turn sour, then expect us to fight for our principles. Thanks, Josh Wiadomość napisana przez Jens Best best.j...@gmail.com

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Net neutrality: since when has it had anything to do with price?

2015-04-01 Thread Jens Best
Dear Nathan et al. I answered Josh in the other threat but will copy my answer to him again here below so that anybody interested to continue can do this in the right threat. Nathan, I am disgusted by your comparisons. colonialist aspect? little reminiscent of European Christian missionaries

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Net neutrality: since when has it had anything to do with price?

2015-04-01 Thread Jens Best
, privileged argument, but one which cares about keeping the core of the web free and open and let not fall it in the hands of access dealers and their economic interests. thanks for reading best regards Jens 2015-04-01 22:07 GMT+02:00 Jens Best best.j...@gmail.com: Dear Nathan et al. I answered

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [GLAM] Video: "Wikipedia, an introduction - Erasmus Prize 2015"

2015-11-26 Thread Jens Best
Really nice Video. Sadly some Wikipedia Zero-stuff was smuggled in at the end of the video which makes the whole thing propagating the violation of net neutrality. But it's under the right licence to edit this out and make the video usable also for people who care about free knowledge and net

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [GLAM] Video: "Wikipedia, an introduction - Erasmus Prize 2015"

2015-11-26 Thread Jens Best
will be wrong even under the right > license. > Thanks, > GerardM > > On 26 November 2015 at 15:54, Jens Best <best.j...@gmail.com> wrote: > > > Really nice Video. > > > > Sadly some Wikipedia Zero-stuff was smuggled in at the end of the video > >

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [GLAM] Video: "Wikipedia, an introduction - Erasmus Prize 2015"

2015-11-26 Thread Jens Best
ed because Wikipedia is the biggest cultural project mankind every started. J 2015-11-26 20:01 GMT+01:00 Yaroslav M. Blanter <pute...@mccme.ru>: > On 2015-11-26 19:48, Jens Best wrote: > >> Nice try, GerardM, >> >> but I don't think that the Erasmus Prize was given to Wikipedia

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Profile of Magnus Manske

2016-01-18 Thread Jens Best
enging endeavor. I don't agree with Magnus when it comes to "new technologies" which are in the medium term changing the encylopedia in a Q/A-machine. I believe in people, I don't believe in a Wiki-version of HAL 9000. Best regards, Jens Best 2016-01-18 14:34 GMT+01:00 Andre

Re: [Wikimedia-l] The documentary film of Wikimedia Argentina now available. Happy birthday Wikipedia!

2016-01-18 Thread Jens Best
Hi Yury, attached the srt-file. If you use the timecode one to one, please check if it matches every line in the new language. Sometimes timecodes have to be adopted because of different "flow" of reading in different languages. Best, Jens 2016-01-16 12:26 GMT+01:00 Yury Bulka

[Wikimedia-l] How to disseminate free knowledge? Was: Profile of Magnus Manske

2016-01-18 Thread Jens Best
and not following every techbubble-trends just because "more is better". I hope that the upcoming strategic debate is as open as it needs to be. A strategic debate which framework is already decided upon would only increase the distance created also by recent events. I hope this clarifies my POV,

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

2016-01-29 Thread Jens Best
Patricio writes: "*we **have important issues to address in the near future.*" Does that mean: "So, we don't want to be disturbed by maybe another 'asking the wrong questions'-guy we again have then to get rid of in the process by "losing trust in him". We'll better stick to people from who we

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

2016-02-25 Thread Jens Best
just very short input here on the list: A community council or membership structure representing the diversity and plurality of the movement in a democratic way would be great idea, in fact it is a much needed idea to be realized. BUT: This structure would need to be a true counter-balance to

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Why we changed

2016-02-22 Thread Jens Best
broadly, more democratically represented as in the current structure. And especially BEFORE the paths are already written in stone and the horses have bolted. Best regards Jens Best 2016-02-22 17:03 GMT+01:00 Anthony Cole <ahcole...@gmail.com>: > I found this response interesting. It h

Re: [Wikimedia-l] A Massive Online Open Course about Wikipedia

2016-02-17 Thread Jens Best
Inspiring idea. Good luck with the progress. Jens Best 2015-12-14 17:02 GMT+01:00 Berard Myriam <myriam.ber...@wikimedia.fr>: > Hello everyone, > > For a few months now, 15 French-speaking Wikipedia editors, supported by > Wikimédia France, have been working to design a M

Re: [Wikimedia-l] New GLAM-Wiki Role at Wikimedia Foundation

2016-05-21 Thread Jens Best
Good news. Embracing the factor that GLAM and Wikipedia can grow together to enhance the various possibilities of Free (deep) Knowledge is a good development in the 15th year of Wikipedia and also to counterbalance the commercialisation of the internet in this era. Good that the Foundation in