Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia-l Digest, Vol 147, Issue 43

2016-06-20 Thread Kevin Smith
into succession planning and leadership development as part of their work. Kevin Smith Agile Coach, Wikimedia Foundation On Mon, Jun 20, 2016 at 8:38 AM, Peter Southwood < peter.southw...@telkomsa.net> wrote: > And hiring from outside may be a cause of bad management > Cheers, > Peter &g

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Why are articles being deleted?

2016-06-27 Thread Kevin Smith
ould be able to find processes that are win-win-win, for new editors, admins, and readers. NOTE: I am not speaking as a foundation employee here. This is strictly personal opinion. Kevin Smith On Mon, Jun 27, 2016 at 8:39 AM, Pax Ahimsa Gethen < list-wikime...@funcrunch.org> wrote: >

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Context around the KE

2016-02-24 Thread Kevin Smith
of the re-org shortly after that. Kevin Smith Agile Coach, Wikimedia Foundation On Tue, Feb 23, 2016 at 6:04 AM, James Heilman <jmh...@gmail.com> wrote: > The project formally know as the Knowledge Engine was frequently referred > to as a "moon shot" in November 2

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

2016-02-29 Thread Kevin Smith
f Kindle support were considered at some point (past or future), that wouldn't seem like a radical step to me. I say all of this as someone who works closely with the Discovery team. If I'm mistaken on any of the facts, please let me know. Kevin Smith Agile Coach, Wikimedia Foundation On Mon,

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Why we changed

2016-02-21 Thread Kevin Smith
On Sun, Feb 21, 2016 at 5:41 PM, Brion Vibber wrote: > First, many staff members feel that the accomplishments you claim under > "we" are not attributable to you. > I assumed that's why she used the word "we". I took it that she was taking some credit for pushing some of

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

2016-03-01 Thread Kevin Smith
On Mon, Feb 29, 2016 at 7:24 PM, Chris Sherlock wrote: > I'm just going to quote directly from the Grant application here [1]: > > > Knowledge Engine By Wikipedia will democratize the discovery of media, > news and information—it will make the Internet's most relevant

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

2016-03-02 Thread Kevin Smith
On Tue, Mar 1, 2016 at 7:02 PM, Chris Sherlock wrote: > My only feedback is that information is *really* scattered. I’m finding it > hard to follow what is going on, not that this should be a concern as I’m > not doing the work. It might be nice to have a slightly

Re: [Wikimedia-l] REMINDER: Invitation to upcoming office hours with WMF interim Executive Director

2016-05-12 Thread Kevin Smith
On Thu, May 12, 2016 at 7:04 AM, Brill Lyle wrote: > > 2. Session notes were done live in Wiki Markup format on the etherpad which > resulted in a truly great cooperative effort to list detailed minutes. It > allowed a super quick publish to Wiki which was ideal. > For

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Please take part in the Flow satisfaction survey

2016-09-12 Thread Kevin Smith
f the second section incorrectly before realizing that I was actually giving answers that were the opposite of my intent. Kevin Smith Agile Coach, Wikimedia Foundation On Wed, Sep 7, 2016 at 8:17 AM, Benoît Evellin (Trizek) < bevel...@wikimedia.org> wrote: > On Tue, Sep 6, 2016 at 8:32 PM, Pete F

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Invitation to review: Design Statement of Purpose

2016-11-21 Thread Kevin Smith
of jargon, passive voice, etc. It is high-level, intentionally. Kevin Smith Agile Coach, Wikimedia Foundation On Wed, Nov 16, 2016 at 4:16 PM, Isarra Yos <zhoris...@gmail.com> wrote: > Okay, so you want to clarify... something, and build trust. What needs > clarifying? What has

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Let's set up a Tor onion service for Wikipedia

2017-06-14 Thread Kevin Smith
On Tue, Jun 13, 2017 at 7:12 PM, Risker wrote: > I have yet to see any indication in numerous discussions about Tor that I > have read and/or participated in that our technical geniuses (and I say > that with warmth and honesty) really give a lot of thought to the legal and