While I cannot commit until closer to the time I might be up to shoot
some vid of this.

Richard please keep me posted.

On Fri, Dec 14, 2012 at 2:04 PM, Pharos <pharosofalexand...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello,
> My name is Lane Rasberry and I am the Wikipedian in Residence at
> Consumer Reports. Consumer Reports is a research facility, publisher,
> and advocacy organization. Most of the organization's scientists and
> engineers work in any of the 50 laboratories at the Yonkers
> headquarters. Almost all of the publishing work happens here also. I
> am writing to invite Wikipedians on a tour of this place. If you are
> interested please vote in this poll for a date and time.
> <http://doodle.com/4zkask42ib8iyf3u#table>
> Consumer Reports is best known as a product testing organization.
> Staff here review dozens of every kind of household appliance,
> household product, and consumer good. I cannot plan exactly what this
> tour will include because different testing happens on different days,
> but I would expect that we would visit at least three laboratories and
> the engineers who manage them. Most things in laboratories can be
> photographed. In addition to the tour the staff here is curious to
> meet Wikipedians and would like to talk with any of you. I am curious
> to hear if any of you have ideas on what to do on Wikipedia with the
> information this place collects.
> The agenda is to receive a ten minute presentation of what Consumer
> Reports does, to take the tour, and then to talk about the potential
> for organizations like this to engage with the Wikipedia community.
> The tour will last a least an hour and discussion after the tour will
> be as we like.
> There is no easy public transportation within about a mile of here.
> There are Consumer Reports shuttles to and from the 1 line at 242nd
> and the Hastings station on the Metro North Hudson Line - after
> choosing a date I will arrange for this if there is demand.
> Thanks for your attention and reply to this or write me with any questions.
> yours,
> --
> Lane Rasberry
> 206.801.0814
> l...@bluerasberry.com
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