Here's what making me happy this week:

The Hebrew Wikipedia community completed initial training of ORES, so ORES
can be enabled in this language soon.

48 Wikipedians manually examined 5000 random diffs and marked them as
damaging or not, and whether they appear to have been done in good faith or

If you keep hearing about ORES and you have not idea what it actually is,
then you'll be able to see it very soon in Recent Changes in the English
Wikipedia. I tried it briefly, and I was amazed: it guessed pretty well
which recent changes are likely to be vandalism. This technology is likely
to revolutionize how Wikimedians patrol their wikis for bad edits, and make
unintentionally bad edits less damaging.

If you'd like to add ORES support for your wiki, look at

Kudos to users EpochFail, Ladsgroup, Mooeypoo and everybody else involved
for making this possible.

Amir Elisha Aharoni · אָמִיר אֱלִישָׁע אַהֲרוֹנִי
‪“We're living in pieces,
I want to live in peace.” – T. Moore‬

2017-03-22 22:37 GMT+02:00 Pine W <>:

> Borrowing an idea from Wikipedia Weekly, I think it would be nice to have a
> thread about the good things that are happening around the Wikimedia
> universe. If people enjoy this then it can be started (by anyone) on a
> weekly basis.
> My comment for this week: I enjoyed reading a post from the Wikimedia blog:
> "Why I periodically
> write about the elements on Wikipedia", by Mikhail Boldyrev.
> Pine
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