hi,

I am new to the community.. I had been an avid wiki user since my school
days. I am now working and still continue to use Wiki extensively as a part
of my professional practice.

I was wondering, if I will be able to participate in meetings and express my
views and ideas.

Thanks,
Adethya
+919840620368

On 30 August 2011 10:06, Subhashish Panigrahi <psubhash...@gmail.com> wrote:

>  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Meetup/Bangalore/Bangalore36
>
>
> Hi folks,
>
>
> My sincere apologies for the late writeup.
>
>
> The 36th Bangalore Wiki Meetup was organized on 14 Aug 2011 at CIS,
> Bengaluru and attended by 8 Wikipedians.
>
>
>
> Talks
>
> *Shiju*
>
> Shiju was formally greeted by the Bangalore community for being appointed
> as a consultant by the foundation for Indic initiatives. He shared his
> experience in Wikimania-2011, Hafia, Israel, how he interacted with the
> attendees over there, the motivation and interest and also the growth
> perspectives which could also be part of his initiatives in the coming days.
> He spoke about the discussions held over.
>
>
>
> *Hisham*
>
> Hisham has explained about the tidbits of the Pune pilot program to the
> Bangalore community, the details of the outreach movement and its outcome.
> He also explained about the mobo initiatives of the foundation to make
> Wikipedia available for handheld mobile devices. Indic initiatives would be
> one of the other prime focus of the foundation in terms of facilitating the
> growth of Indian Wikipedias. Wikipedias of The Netherlands and Germany might
> be used as a helping entity where the substantial growth and the strategy
> lying therein would also help program new plans for Indian as well as
> English Wikipedia in India. He also spoke about GLAM, successful initiatives
> in several museums in the UK and how the same strategies could be applied
> here to guide people to contribute more for Wikipedia. Hisham also talked
> about distribution of  90,000 laptops in Government schools in Assam and
> helping the students use and contribute for Wikipedia. He showed the glimpse
> of Pune programs, how Nikhil from the Pune community visited school to
> school to bring out an active mass for the pilot program. He also mentioned
> the statistics of the Pune how 20 Campus ambassadors with the guidance of
> 100 teachers brought out thousands of articles.
>
>
>
> *Nitika*
>
> Hisham introduced Nitika to the Bangalore community. She then was greeted
> by the community and talked briefly about her new position, the motivation
> and participation and interests.
>
>
>
> *Doscussions:*
>
> *Srikanth R.*
>
> Srikanth spoke about the geo-tagging in commons, explained how it would
> help to locate places in off and in-Wiki, demonstrated photo upload in
> Commons and spoke about the benefits of uploading high quality photos in
> Commons with the commercial tags attached by the photographer as most
> photographers about their photos uploaded in Commons can never be sold by
> them.
>
>
>
> EC president Arjuna interacted about the chapter and its coordination with
> the community where Arun had interaction with the other members.
>
> *
> ସୁଭପାSubhaPa
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