I teach CS at UCSC, so we could perhaps do something in that context?
Students are also often looking for projects...
I think it would be faster/easier to talk about it via voice, to explore
together types of ideas that could work.  We could talk sometime next week?


On Fri, May 10, 2013 at 1:11 PM, Quim Gil <q...@wikimedia.org> wrote:

> Hi,
> Do you know a team or an organization in the Bay Area that would like to
> collaborate with Wikimedia in a joint tech activity? Say a 3 hour workshop
> in our / their location.
> We want to engage with established tech friendly groups to work together
> in joint activities like e.g. testing this new feature, write automated
> tests for that old feature, improve this tutorial...
> Most of these activities can be also performed by non-developers and
> actually by pure tech-curious novices. Think of Wikipedia meetups, college
> students of any kind, tech clubs, social or cultural organizations...
> I'm personally motivated in exploring beyond the usual and very busy
> suspects (e.g. tech meetups, although we want to tap those too). For
> instance, what about those having a harder time because of their abilities,
> age, gender, language, or cultural, ethnic, or economic background.
> It's just a lot easier for us to find the critical mass and organize a
> successful activity when we can start from a motivated group, instead of
> having to recruit volunteers one by one. And a first contact with a group
> is a lot easier when it comes with a first introduction from someone they
> know.
> Thank you!
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