Hi, Tom.

You're welcome to come on Saturday!  We should able to arrange one or two
spare laptops.

Cheers,

   Asaf
On Apr 10, 2012 10:18 PM, "Tom Mayer" <tjmayeri...@yahoo.com> wrote:

> Hi, Asaf,
> Just checking -- I am a Wikipedia editor for the last few years, with
> 50,000 edits.
> However, I do not have a laptop that I can bring to the Wikimedia office.
> (I was just there on Feb. 4 for the meeting they had of local Wikimedians.)
> Let me know if any chance you might take someone without a laptop, since
> this is on such short notice.
> Thanks,
> Tom Mayer
> (415) 609-0153
>
> --- On *Tue, 4/10/12, Asaf Bartov <abar...@wikimedia.org>* wrote:
>
>
> From: Asaf Bartov <abar...@wikimedia.org>
> Subject: [Wikimedia-SF] This Saturday: Editing Workshop at WMF for
> Fulbright scholars
> To: "San Francisco Bay Area Wikimedians" <wikimedia-sf@lists.wikimedia.org
> >
> Date: Tuesday, April 10, 2012, 12:43 PM
>
> Hello again, Bay Area Wikimedians!
>
> I have been talking to the west coast Institute of International
> Education, known for running the Fulbright scholars programs, and we have
> agreed to hold an editing workshop for visiting *Fulbright scholars* (i.e. 
> Fulbright
> scholarship recipients from around the world studying in Bay Area
> universities).
>
> The editing workshop will be held at the Wikimedia Foundation office (149
> New Montgomery St., 3rd floor, San Francisco, a two-minute walk from the
> Montgomery BART), on *Saturday April 14th, 12pm-5pm*, and approximately
> 12 scholars, a few IIE staff members, and a few new WMF employees will
> participate.  Lunch and refreshments will be provided.  Bring your own
> laptop, please!
>
> We'll need volunteer veteran Wikipedians to tutor the visiting scholars in
> basic editing, introduce them to Wikipedia norms (possibly not just in
> English Wikipedia), and help them navigate to useful places such as
> [[Wikipedia:Backlog]], or WikiProjects matching their academic (or other)
> interests.
>
> If you're interested in attending and providing tutoring, please let me
> know in the coming 48 hours (I apologize for the very short notice!) so we
> can plan the food.
>
> I look forward to seeing some of you on Saturday!
>
> Cheers,
>
>    Asaf
> --
>     Asaf Bartov
>     Wikimedia Foundation <http://www.wikimediafoundation.org>
>
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