We need to try to set up a general calendar of some sort for related NYC activities to try to avoid conflicts like this, but there will be increasingly be so much going that it will be sometimes unavoidable.
Ideas? David Goodman, Ph.D, M.L.S. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User_talk:DGG On Sun, Nov 15, 2009 at 3:21 AM, Velma McKenzie-Orr <velmamcken...@gmail.com> wrote: > Richard: > > I am so sorry that I can not attend the meeting today. I have been waiting > for the opportunity to learn more about Wikimedia NYC. Unfortunately my > first invite comes on the last day of WordCamp NYC. I would have skipped > this last day for Wikimedia, except Matt Mullenweg the founder of WordPress, > is the closing speaker. I hope to attend the next meeting of Wikimedia NYC. > > Thank you, > Velma McKenzie-Orr > > On Mon, Nov 2, 2009 at 8:11 PM, Pharos <pharosofalexand...@gmail.com> wrote: >> >> Come one, come all! >> >> Our next meeting for Wikimedia NYC is Sunday November 15 at Columbia >> University. >> >> This is a meeting for volunteers to the projects of the non-profit >> Wikimedia Foundation, and everyone else too, who has ever looked at >> Wikipedia and wondered what's going on behind it. >> >> One big topic of discussion, out of many, will be preparing for our >> ongoing 'Wikipedia at the Library' classes in planning for the >> Wireless Harlem nonprofit (Spanish-speaking volunteers could help >> here!) and at the Brooklyn Public Library. >> >> Other topics will include the particular problems posed by Wikipedia >> articles about racist and anti-semitic people and movements such as >> the article 'Controversies related to prevalence of Jews in leadership >> roles in Hollywood', and discussing other issues relevant to Wikipedia >> and the other Wikimedia projects. >> >> We welcome all guests. If you support open education and free >> culture, we are your people. If you have a project you want to work >> on with us, this is a great opportunity to get acquainted. If you want >> someone to give a talk or teach a class with an inside view of >> Wikipedia, meet your volunteers. And if you just have any questions, >> we'd be glad to try to answer them. >> >> Remember, the agenda here is up to you! I encourage anyone who is >> interested to sign up to give a presentation or suggest a topic for >> general discussion at our wikimeetup page (given below). >> >> ---Meeting details--- >> >> 2:30 PM - 5:00PM: >> Room 1402 Pupin Hall, Columbia University. Take the elevator to the >> 13th floor and then walk up one flight of stairs. Meeting to be held >> in the library at the east end of the hall. >> >> 5:00 PM onwards: >> Meetup at Pupin Hall, and then walk together to either the Chinese >> restaurant Columbia Cottage, or the Kosher Moroccan restaurant Cafe >> Nana (help us decide!). >> >> Page on Wikipedia: >> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Meetup/NYC >> >> You can officially 'sign up' at that page, and please add your ideas >> to the agenda! >> >> Thanks, >> Richard >> (User:Pharos) >> http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia_New_York_City >> >> _______________________________________________ >> Wikimedia_NYC mailing list >> Wikimedia_NYC@lists.wikimedia.org >> https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia_nyc > > > _______________________________________________ > Wikimedia_NYC mailing list > Wikimedia_NYC@lists.wikimedia.org > https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia_nyc > > _______________________________________________ Wikimedia_NYC mailing list Wikimedia_NYC@lists.wikimedia.org https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia_nyc