[Wikimediaindia-l] Software Freedom Day Celebrations across India

2014-09-23 Thread Ravishankar Ayyakkannu
Hi, Software Freedom Day is a global celebration and education of why transparent and sustainable technologies are now more important than ever. You may find an event happening near your place at http://www.softwarefreedomday.org/map/index.php?year=2014 If not, you can start an event and

[Wikimediaindia-l] Wikimedia India Chapter welcomes new grant requests and project proposals

2014-09-23 Thread Ravishankar Ayyakkannu
Hi, Wikimedia India Chapter welcomes community driven grant requests and project proposals that are * Innovative * Creative * Pan-Indian * Scalable * Reproducible * Impactful * *... *(wait, that is already a long list of keywords :) )* OK, let us think of something more than the typical

[Wikimediaindia-l] Live Interview @WeAreWikipedia

2014-09-23 Thread Ravishankar Ayyakkannu
Hi, Please join me and Bishkha Datta (Board member, Wikimedia Foundation) today (24th September 9 PM Indian Time) for a live interview through Twitter at @WeAreWikipedia . https://twitter.com/WeAreWikipedia Ravi, Program Director, Wikimedia India Chapter

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] [Wikikn-l (kannada wikipedia)] Release of 105 books by Govt of Karnataka under CC-BY-SA

2014-09-24 Thread Ravishankar Ayyakkannu
Hi Pavanaja, Please excuse my ignorance regarding Kannada Literature. Are we talking about the works of https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Purandara_Dasa https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kanaka_Dasa and works like https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dasa_sahitya These seem centuries old and should be

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Wikimedia India Chapter welcomes new grant requests and project proposals

2014-09-25 Thread Ravishankar Ayyakkannu
Shyamal, This is an excellent proposal ! May I request you to create a project page for this at http://wiki.wikimedia.in/Projects ? Then, we can discuss and develop the details of this idea in Meta (please suggest if there is another appropriate forum). Once we finalize the details, we can get

[Wikimediaindia-l] IEG proposal from India.

2014-09-30 Thread Ravishankar Ayyakkannu
Hi, Today is the last day for sending IEG proposals. Here is a list of proposals from India (some are in draft status). Please comment, help to refine them and endorse the proposals you like. *

[Wikimediaindia-l] Made in Karnataka: Lucia, A crowd funded and crowd sourced movie

2014-09-30 Thread Ravishankar Ayyakkannu
Hi, Lucia (2013 film) is a crowd funded and crowd sourced movie made in Karnataka that used social media for its promotions. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lucia_%282013_film%29 Please watch https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=piiTeYDn6xA where the movie's director Pawan explains the insane amount

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] IEG proposal from India.

2014-09-30 Thread Ravishankar Ayyakkannu
Hi Muzammil, Thanks for pointing that out. Actually, all the IEG proposals deserve our attention. https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:IEG_2014_round_2 Ravi, Program Director, Wikimedia India. ___ Wikimediaindia-l mailing list

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Made in Karnataka: Lucia, A crowd funded and crowd sourced movie

2014-09-30 Thread Ravishankar Ayyakkannu
Hi Anivar, From what I understood from the talk, the movie was produced under the banner of Audience films and Home Talkies. People who funded were considered like typical investors and returns were paid. Since there was no mention of licenses, I assume that this movie is copyrighted by the

[Wikimediaindia-l] Friday meetup in Bangalore Professional photo and video shoots for community members

2014-10-01 Thread Ravishankar Ayyakkannu
Hi, On the eve of India Community consultation 2014, we are organizing a community meetup in Bangalore on October 3rd (Friday) evening 6 PM - 8 PM. This is a good chance to meet many Indian community members after Wikiconference 2011. We will be doing a professional photo shoot and video

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] IMPORTANT: Future of work in India -- a community consultation in Bangalore

2014-10-01 Thread Ravishankar Ayyakkannu
Hi Sudhanwa, Based on https://lists.wikimedia.org/pipermail/wikimediaindia-l/2014-September/011672.html The agenda for the meeting is likely to cover these issues: *Introductions, expectations, ground rules *SWOT (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, Threats) analysis and sharing stories of

[Wikimediaindia-l] WMIN is looking for a FEMALE representative for AdaCamp Bangalore

2014-10-29 Thread Ravishankar Ayyakkannu
Hi, Wikimedia India is looking for a FEMALE representative to participate in AdaCamp Bangalore http://bangalore.adacamp.org. The representative - Need not be a chapter member. But, we would like you to become a member in future and take an active role in our Gender Gap SIG

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] [WMIN-Members] Re: [WMIN Elections 2014] Final Slate of Candidates

2014-10-31 Thread Ravishankar Ayyakkannu
Anivar, I merely informed about the situation. This is a technical decision taken by the chapter member who is volunteering for spam control. Both EC and I saw the merit in this decision as spam was going out of control. Please note that only direct on wiki registration by the user has been

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] [WMIN-Members] Fwd: Grossly Obscene pornographic images on WIKIMEDIA.IN

2014-11-05 Thread Ravishankar Ayyakkannu
Hi, Since this is being discussed in open lists, I request community members not to engage with this issue directly. Doing so will only complicate the issue further. Any community member getting such mails can forward them to chapter at wikimedia dot in . Wikimedia Chapter (India) is well

[Wikimediaindia-l] Farewell, Sowmyan !

2014-11-24 Thread Ravishankar Ayyakkannu
Hi, Please join me in wishing a fond farewell for Sowmyan as he is getting relieved from his role as an Executive Manager for Wikimedia India http://wiki.wikimedia.in/Staff. His 40 years of experience and wisdom served the movement well when we were going through a crucial phase. Those who were

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Scanner machine

2014-11-26 Thread Ravishankar Ayyakkannu
Hi Vishnu, Shyamal Thanks for sharing suggestions. Hi Tito, Please place your request as explained at http://wiki.wikimedia.in/Infrastructure_Scholarship We will take it forward from there ASAP. Ravi ___ Wikimediaindia-l mailing list

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Help for filing Wikimania 2015 scholarship application

2015-02-19 Thread Ravishankar Ayyakkannu
Hi, We helped four community members for filing Wikimania application. Subhashish Panigrahi has also offered help to improve abstract / presentation submissions for Wikimania which is even more awesome ! Please also get in touch with us if you need help regarding this. Asaf, Thanks for the

[Wikimediaindia-l] Help for filing Wikimania 2015 scholarship application

2015-02-09 Thread Ravishankar Ayyakkannu
Hi, If you need help for reviewing your Wikimania 2015 scholarship application, check http://wiki.wikimedia.in/Wikimania_2015 Ravi ___ Wikimediaindia-l mailing list Wikimediaindia-l@lists.wikimedia.org To unsubscribe from the list / change mailing

[Wikimediaindia-l] Wikipedia T-Shirts for active Wikimedians

2015-02-09 Thread Ravishankar Ayyakkannu
Hi, If you are an active Wikimedian * with registered user name before 6 months * with 1000+ mainspace edits in any Indian language Wikimedia project (including English) * having a postal address in India Wikimedia India would love to share some WikiLove by sending you a nice Wikipedia T-Shirt.

[Wikimediaindia-l] IRC with Punjabi Wikipedia Community on March 11 at 9 PM (IST)

2015-03-10 Thread Ravishankar Ayyakkannu
Hi, May I invite the larger Wikimedia community to join us for a chat with Punjabi Wikipedia Community? They have been displaying tremendous energy and doing interesting activities recently. It will be a good opportunity for other budding communities to learn from them. Such interactions will

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Need Copyright status advice for Nationalized books in Tamil Nadu

2015-03-31 Thread Ravishankar Ayyakkannu
Tito, I am aware about the expectations from Commons Community. That is why I am seeking legal interpretation for the current situation. I will appreciate if anyone can connect us with Copyright experts in India. Even if we are going to establish contact with the government and get something

[Wikimediaindia-l] Women's History Month activities in Indian language Wikipedias

2015-03-27 Thread Ravishankar Ayyakkannu
Hi, You can track Women's History Month activities in Indian language Wikipedias through the following stats pages. http://2015.wikiwomen.in http://ta.2015.wikiwomen.in/ http://ne.2015.wikiwomen.in/ http://bn.2015.wikiwomen.in/ http://od.2015.wikiwomen.in/ We are working on adding more

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Need Copyright status advice for Nationalized books in Tamil Nadu

2015-03-31 Thread Ravishankar Ayyakkannu
Shyamal, Thanks a lot for your insightful comments on using archive.org facilities for Wikipedians' needs. Ravi ___ Wikimediaindia-l mailing list Wikimediaindia-l@lists.wikimedia.org To unsubscribe from the list / change mailing preferences visit

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] WikiTrends - Most visited articles in Indian language Wikipedias

2015-03-02 Thread Ravishankar Ayyakkannu
Yes, Ashwin. Tamil community has started working on these. Most of the topics seem matching the popular interest (Our most visited article is Sachin Tendulkar) and home work needs of school students :) However, http://tools.wmflabs.org/wikitrends/bengali-most-visited-this-month.html doesn't

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] [WMIN-Members] IRC with Wikimedia India Team

2015-02-27 Thread Ravishankar Ayyakkannu
Hi, Yesterday's chat log can be found at http://wiki.wikimedia.in/Internet_Relay_Chats/Feb_26,_2015 Ravi ___ Wikimediaindia-l mailing list Wikimediaindia-l@lists.wikimedia.org To unsubscribe from the list / change mailing preferences visit

[Wikimediaindia-l] Infrastructure Scholarship program for active Wikimedians

2015-03-01 Thread Ravishankar Ayyakkannu
Hi, Are you an active Wikimedian? Need an equipment or a service to contribute more and better? ( Example: Computer, Scanner, Camera etc, Monthly internet bill.) Wikimedia India welcomes you to apply for a Infrastructure Scholarship *with your community's recommendation*.

[Wikimediaindia-l] WikiTrends - Most visited articles in Indian language Wikipedias

2015-03-01 Thread Ravishankar Ayyakkannu
Hi, Daily, weekly and monthly stats regarding most visited articles in Indian language Wikipedias are available here. Bengali - http://tools.wmflabs.org/wikitrends/bengali-most-visited-this-month.html Hindi - http://tools.wmflabs.org/wikitrends/hindi-most-visited-this-month.html Tamil -

[Wikimediaindia-l] IRC with Wikimedia India Team

2015-02-22 Thread Ravishankar Ayyakkannu
Hi, *Coming 26th Feb (Thursday) at 9 PM - 10.30 PM*, WMIN EC members and I would like to host a IRC chat with community members. We see this as an opportunity to explain WMIN's current activities and future plans.

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] [WMIN-Members] IRC with Wikimedia India Team

2015-02-22 Thread Ravishankar Ayyakkannu
Hi Tito, Thanks for the wishes. WMIN team will be present during the last two days of TTT 2015. So, we can as well chat live face-to-face :) Ravi ___ Wikimediaindia-l mailing list Wikimediaindia-l@lists.wikimedia.org To unsubscribe from the list /

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] [WMIN-Members] IRC with Wikimedia India Team

2015-02-26 Thread Ravishankar Ayyakkannu
Hi, Just a reminder that tonight at 9 PM (Indian time), WMIN team will be hosting a IRC session. Thanks, Ravi ___ Wikimediaindia-l mailing list Wikimediaindia-l@lists.wikimedia.org To unsubscribe from the list / change mailing preferences visit

[Wikimediaindia-l] Need Copyright status advice for Nationalized books in Tamil Nadu

2015-03-27 Thread Ravishankar Ayyakkannu
Hi, Govt of Tamil Nadu regularly pays Tamil Scholars and writers or their legal heirs some lump sum amount and then declares that all their works are nationalized. Then, everyone is free to publish and sell their works. This is actually putting those works in public domain before they

[Wikimediaindia-l] Wikimania 2015 participants from India

2015-04-13 Thread Ravishankar Ayyakkannu
Hi, I request Wikimania 2015 participants from India to register at http://wiki.wikimedia.in/Wikimania_2015#Participants Please correct me if I am wrong, but it looks like Indian citizens will have to personally appear for an interview at the Mexico Embassy in New Delhi. For people far away

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] IRC with Indian language Wiktionaries communities

2015-04-09 Thread Ravishankar Ayyakkannu
Hi, Log for the IRC chat with Indian language Wiktionary communities can be found at http://wiki.wikimedia.in/Internet_Relay_Chats/April_8,_2015 Thanks Bodhisattwa for organizing this. Ravi ___ Wikimediaindia-l mailing list

[Wikimediaindia-l] IRC with Indian language Wiktionaries communities

2015-04-07 Thread Ravishankar Ayyakkannu
(forwarding) Hi everybody, Those who are interested and active in Wiktionary Projects, please feel free to join at an Internet Relay Chat to be held on April 8, 2015 at #wikimedia-in IRC Channel. *Date and Time* April 8, 2015, 9:00 pm *Topic* Status and growth of Indian language Wiktionaries

[Wikimediaindia-l] A report on WMIN activities during February to April 30, 2015

2015-06-05 Thread Ravishankar Ayyakkannu
Hi, A report on WMIN activities during February to April 30, 2015 can be read at https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Grants:APG/Proposals/2013-2014_round1/Wikimedia_India/Progress_report_form/2 Thanks, Ravi ___ Wikimediaindia-l mailing list

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] [Wikipedia-BN] 10th year founding anniversary of Bengali Wikipedia

2015-06-07 Thread Ravishankar Ayyakkannu
Hi Hasive, On behalf of Wikimedia community from India, my best wishes for the Bangladesh Wikimedia community. We look forward to more interaction between both the communities in the coming months. Thanks, Ravi On Thu, Jun 4, 2015 at 12:35 PM, Hasive Chowdhury nhas...@wikimedia.org.bd wrote:

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Scanner machine

2015-06-07 Thread Ravishankar Ayyakkannu
Shyamal, Omshivaprakash, Dhaval Thanks for the feedback. We are also seeking feedback from the global GLAM community. Will appreciate if anyone can connect us to vendors who can provide demos for various scanners in Bengaluru or Kolkata. Ravi ___

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Report on WMIN activities and learnings at Wikimedia Conference 2015

2015-06-07 Thread Ravishankar Ayyakkannu
Hi, One can find more about these topics at https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Grants:Evaluation We hope to incorporate these learnings in upcoming WMIN activities. Thanks, Ravi ___ Wikimediaindia-l mailing list Wikimediaindia-l@lists.wikimedia.org To

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Scanner machine

2015-06-18 Thread Ravishankar Ayyakkannu
Hi, Based on Omshivaprakash's recommendation, Wikimedians in Kolkata were convinced about using Fujitsu ScanSnap SV600 after trying a demo. This has been now bought as part of the GLAM for Kolikata Little Magazine Library O Gabeshana Kendra grant

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] [WMIN-Members] Phase 1 of Wiki Loves Food contest extended till May 7, 2015

2015-07-05 Thread Ravishankar Ayyakkannu
Hi, Voting for Wiki Loves Food Phase 1 Community award is open now at https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Commons:Wiki_Loves_Food/Phase_1/Community_Award Please participate and help us share the best picture for community award. Thanks, Ravi ___

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] [WMIN-Members] A report on WMIN activities during February to April 30, 2015

2015-07-05 Thread Ravishankar Ayyakkannu
Ashwin and Arjuna, Thanks for sharing feedback on WMIN progress reports. Ravi ___ Wikimediaindia-l mailing list Wikimediaindia-l@lists.wikimedia.org To unsubscribe from the list / change mailing preferences visit

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Fwd: Re: [Wikimania-l] Wikimania '15 social events

2015-07-01 Thread Ravishankar Ayyakkannu
Dhaval, Netha Hussain has initiated this already at https://wikimania2015.wikimedia.org/wiki/Indic_Meetup Ravi ___ Wikimediaindia-l mailing list Wikimediaindia-l@lists.wikimedia.org To unsubscribe from the list / change mailing preferences visit

[Wikimediaindia-l] Requesting review on WMIN's PEG

2015-10-19 Thread Ravishankar Ayyakkannu
Hi, WMIN will be applying to receive a grant from the Wikimedia Foundation through its new Simple Annual Plan Grants program soon. Until then, we are applying for a grant through its PEG program to support our ongoing programmatic activities.

[Wikimediaindia-l] State of the Commons 2015

2015-12-08 Thread Ravishankar Ayyakkannu
Hi, State of the Commons 2015 report is live now. Check out the translations from Creative Commons communities in India here - https://stateof.creativecommons.org/2015/#translations . More translations in other languages can be added. If you are interested, please reach out to me. This is the

[Wikimediaindia-l] Reviving Bangalore Wikimedia Community Meetups

2015-12-09 Thread Ravishankar Ayyakkannu
Hi, We welcome you all to gather on December 13th for the next Bangalore Wikimedia community meetup. Asaf Bartov from the Wikimedia Foundation will be our guest for the meetup. It will be a good opportunity to meet all other Wikimedians after a long time and chart our plans for reviving the

[Wikimediaindia-l] Wikipedia 15 Celebrations in Indian cities

2015-12-17 Thread Ravishankar Ayyakkannu
Hi, Wikipedia turns 15 on Jan 15, 2016. Wikimedia communities across various cities in Indias are celebrating this. https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Wikipedia_15_events_in_India Please check https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia_15 for details and to arrange an event in your city.

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] OCR4wikisource

2015-12-18 Thread Ravishankar Ayyakkannu
Shrini, Thanks for this awesome work. Wikisource is available in the following Indian languages: 1. Assamese 2. Bengali 3. Gujarati 4. Kannada 5. Malayalam 6. Marathi 7. Odia 8. Sanskrit 9. Tamil 10. Telugu We need help to test this tool in all these languages. You will need: 1. Linux system

[Wikimediaindia-l] WMIN, on behalf of Global Tamil Wikimedia Community, signs an MoU with Tamil Virtual Academy

2016-01-13 Thread Ravishankar Ayyakkannu
Hi, On 09th January 2016, WMIN, on behalf of Global Tamil Wikimedia Community, signed an MoU with Tamil Virtual Academy, Chennai. We will collaborate with or seek support from Tamil Virtual Academy under various domains including and starting with the following: - Policy initiatives for

[Wikimediaindia-l] 2000+ books nationalized by The Government of Tamil Nadu released in Public domain

2016-01-13 Thread Ravishankar Ayyakkannu
Hi, The Government of Tamil Nadu has declared all books that have been nationalized so far and all books that will be nationalized in future will be released under CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0) Public Domain Dedication license , when their

[Wikimediaindia-l] Signing off as WMIN Program Director

2016-02-06 Thread Ravishankar Ayyakkannu
Hi, Effective 01 February 2016, I have changed the nature of my engagement with Wikimedia India (WMIN) from staff to volunteer. I joined WMIN when the overall scene in the Indian Wikimedia movement was tumultuous. It wasn’t easy getting things back on track. In the last 16 months, I hope I have

[Wikimediaindia-l] Next Bangalore meetup: Meet the WMF grants team

2016-01-29 Thread Ravishankar Ayyakkannu
Hi, Join us for the next Bangalore meetup. *Date:* : Sunday, *31-January-2015* 4:00 PM IST *Venue:* Center for Internet and Society, No. 194, 2nd 'C' Cross, Domlur 2nd Stage, Bangalore - 560071 Katy Love and Winifred Olliff from the WMF grants team are here. This is a good opportunity to get

[Wikimediaindia-l] Wikimedia India welcomes Interns

2016-01-24 Thread Ravishankar Ayyakkannu
Hi, Wikimedia India offers internships for students and budding professionals who would like to have an experience with the Wikimedia movement. We hope this program will help us engage more talent in the Indian Wikimedia community proactively. We welcome User:Jim Carter as our first intern.

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] [WMIN-Members] WCI PEG Draft - Pending

2016-04-09 Thread Ravishankar Ayyakkannu
Satdeep, Thanks for the alert. How about doing a PEGathon (!) for the next 24 hours and wrap this up? I welcome everyone to be available at http://webchat.freenode.net/?channels=#wikiconferenceindia to discuss the draft proposal live. Thanks, Ravi

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Wiki conference india 2016

2016-08-04 Thread Ravishankar Ayyakkannu
Hi, We faced unexpected issues with our accommodation, food and pickup arrangement today. On behalf of the organizing team, we sincerely apologize for the inconvenience. The host institution has owned responisbility for this shortcoming and has agreed to lodge us at

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Invitation for Office Hours with WMF's Global Reach team

2017-02-02 Thread Ravishankar Ayyakkannu
utube.com/watch?v=qD-VCpQkVSk=6m8s>. Ravi On Tue, Jan 10, 2017 at 4:58 PM, Ravishankar Ayyakkannu < rayyakka...@wikimedia.org> wrote: > Hi, > > On behalf of Wikimedia Foundation’s Global Reach Team > <https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Global_Reach>, we would like to in

[Wikimediaindia-l] Invitation for Office Hours with WMF's Global Reach team

2017-01-17 Thread Ravishankar Ayyakkannu
Hi, On behalf of Wikimedia Foundation’s Global Reach Team , we would like to invite all the South Asian Wikimedia communities to our office hours to discuss our work in the region. Meeting Details Date: Thursday, 19th January 2017 Time: 16:00

[Wikimediaindia-l] Job post: Contract Community Outreach Coordinator for India

2017-08-04 Thread Ravishankar Ayyakkannu
Hi, Please help us spread the news about a job opportunity for a Contract Community Outreach Coordinator for India . Please let me know if you need any clarification. Thanks, Ravi -- Regional Manager, Strategic

[Wikimediaindia-l] Job post - Program Officer: Rapid Grants.

2017-08-10 Thread Ravishankar Ayyakkannu
Hi, Job post - Program Officer: Rapid Grants . Candidates having experience working with grants programs in the emerging regions like India are encouraged to apply. Please let me know if you need any clarification. Ravi --

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Invitation for office hours with the Wikimedia Foundation’s Partnerships & Global Reach team (ASIA)

2017-07-05 Thread Ravishankar Ayyakkannu
Hi, Just a reminder! The office hours start in the next 45 minutes. Please arrive early to sort out technical glitches. Thanks, Ravi On Wed, Jun 28, 2017 at 7:09 PM, Ravishankar Ayyakkannu < rayyakka...@wikimedia.org> wrote: > Hi, > > On behalf of the Wikimedia Foundation

[Wikimediaindia-l] Invitation for office hours with the Wikimedia Foundation’s Partnerships & Global Reach team (ASIA)

2017-06-28 Thread Ravishankar Ayyakkannu
Hi, On behalf of the Wikimedia Foundation’s Partnerships & Global Reach team, we invite all Asian Wikimedia communities to our office hours to discuss findings from the ongoing Wikimedia 2030 Movement Strategy discussions. Meeting Details Date: Friday, 30th June 2017 Time: 15:00 UTC/20:30 IST

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Opportunity to conduct a Wikimedia Movement Strategy discussion

2017-06-21 Thread Ravishankar Ayyakkannu
please consider submitting the application first to register your interest. Please feel free to ping me if you need more help. Thanks, Ravi On Tue, Jun 6, 2017 at 6:02 PM, Ravishankar Ayyakkannu < rayyakka...@wikimedia.org> wrote: > Hi, > > As part of the Movement Strategy discu

[Wikimediaindia-l] Invitation to join the community review team for Wikipedia awareness campaign in India

2017-06-12 Thread Ravishankar Ayyakkannu
Hi, We are beginning a unique creative project in India, and we would like your help. As you may know, recent research has shown that Wikipedia awareness is low across India. How low? Just 25% of 9,200+ Indians said they had heard of Wikipedia

[Wikimediaindia-l] Opportunity to conduct a Wikimedia Movement Strategy discussion

2017-06-06 Thread Ravishankar Ayyakkannu
Hi, As part of the Movement Strategy discussions, the Wikimedia Foundation welcomes Wikimedia affiliates and communities to host local discussions. There is a quick grant available. You can find

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Opportunity to conduct a Wikimedia Movement Strategy discussion

2017-06-27 Thread Ravishankar Ayyakkannu
Hi, The deadline for submitting an application to conduct an affiliate salon has been extended until *July 15*. Ravi On Mon, Jun 12, 2017 at 5:24 PM, Ravishankar Ayyakkannu < rayyakka...@wikimedia.org> wrote: > Hi, > > Just a reminder that the deadline for submitting the appli

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Fwd: Installing Tamil Text-to-Speech system from IITM Donlab

2017-09-21 Thread Ravishankar Ayyakkannu
Hi Shrini, This is great news. I am excited to imagine the benefits for Wikisource and other similar projects. Ravi On Wed, Sep 20, 2017 at 7:40 AM, balaji wrote: > ​Heard the voice. really nice.. keep doing the project. Hope we would get > a working TTS soon for

[Wikimediaindia-l] Invitation for office hours with the Wikimedia Foundation’s Partnerships & Global Reach team (INDIA)

2017-09-28 Thread Ravishankar Ayyakkannu
Hi, On behalf of the Wikimedia Foundation’s Partnerships & Global Reach team, we invite all Indian language Wikimedia communities to our office hours to discuss our India partnerships plan for 2017-18 . Meeting Details

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Invitation for office hours with the Wikimedia Foundation’s Partnerships & Global Reach team (INDIA)

2017-10-02 Thread Ravishankar Ayyakkannu
rships & Global Reach team (INDIA) > > > > +1 Manoj Khurana Jee > > On Friday, September 29, 2017, Manoj Khurana <he...@manojkhurana.com> > wrote: > > Hi Ravi, > > I'm afraid 30th evening may not be a suitable date/time as it's coinciding > with Dash

[Wikimediaindia-l] Launch of pilot project supporting Indian language Wikipedias

2017-11-14 Thread Ravishankar Ayyakkannu
Hi everyone, The Wikimedia Foundation, in partnership with Google and the Centre for Internet and Society, is launching a pilot project to address local online knowledge content gaps in India. The project is designed to engage and support active Wikipedia volunteers to produce valuable new

[Wikimediaindia-l] Leaving the Wikimedia Foundation

2018-07-02 Thread Ravishankar Ayyakkannu
*Hi, I am leaving the Wikimedia Foundation to pursue other ideas and opportunities. I will be working until 15th of July 2018. During my time here, it was my honor to work alongside many brilliant colleagues from all the Asian Wikimedia communities, User Groups, chapters, and CIS-A2K. I am

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Supporting Indian Wikipedia Program resource distribution: Applications open

2018-02-09 Thread Ravishankar Ayyakkannu
Hi, Just 2 days left to apply for laptop and internet support for Wikimedians in India. Please encourage and help those who are in need to apply. https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Supporting_Indian_Language_Wikipedias_Program/Support Thanks, Ravi On Fri, Jan 26, 2018 at 8:19 PM, Tito Dutta

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Supporting Indian Wikipedia Program resource distribution: Applications open

2018-02-12 Thread Ravishankar Ayyakkannu
for this support. Thanks, Ravi On Fri, Feb 9, 2018 at 1:17 PM, Ravishankar Ayyakkannu < rayyakka...@wikimedia.org> wrote: > Hi, > > Just 2 days left to apply for laptop and internet support for Wikimedians > in India. Please encourage and help those who are in need to apply. > https

[Wikimediaindia-l] Fwd: [Wikimedia-l] User:Bhadani has passed

2018-02-17 Thread Ravishankar Ayyakkannu
Hi, I am sad to know this news about User:Bhadani's demise. I knew him as a very wise person with an open mind. That he chose to write his autobiography as a Wikipedian shows how much he valued the movement. My heartfelt

[Wikimediaindia-l] Project Tiger: Article writing contest for addressing content gap in Indian language Wikipedias

2018-02-15 Thread Ravishankar Ayyakkannu
Hi, As part of the program for Supporting Indian language Wikipedias, we are glad to announce an article writing contest to address the content gap that exists online. This contest has a special focus to create articles that are most sought out by users online but not yet present in Indian

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Leaving the Wikimedia Foundation

2018-07-15 Thread Ravishankar Ayyakkannu
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Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Project Tiger: Article writing contest for addressing content gap in Indian language Wikipedias

2018-03-01 Thread Ravishankar Ayyakkannu
Hi, The contest starts from today. All the best for all participants and communities. Ravi On Thu, Feb 15, 2018 at 7:27 PM, Ravishankar Ayyakkannu < rayyakka...@wikimedia.org> wrote: > Hi, > > As part of the program for Supporting Indian language Wikipedias, we are >