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?
Luca 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! > > -- > Quim Gil > Technical Contributor Coordinator @ Wikimedia Foundation > http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/**User:Qgil<http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/User:Qgil> > > ______________________________**_________________ > Wikimedia-SF mailing list > Wikimedia-SF@lists.wikimedia.**org <Wikimedia-SF@lists.wikimedia.org> > https://lists.wikimedia.org/**mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-sf<https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-sf> >
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