Hi,

Thanks for the information. But I am based out of Chennai, Tamil Nadu . . Is
there any such communities here. .

Thanks,
Adethya.

On 30 August 2011 17:48, Subhashish Panigrahi <psubhash...@gmail.com> wrote:

> Sure Adethya,
>
> Bangalore Wiki community gathers every second Sunday for 2 hours. You can
> also be a part of the community in the coming September 1th meet, stay
> tuned.
>
> Cheers
> Subha
>
>
> On 30 August 2011 17:12, Adethya Sudarsanan <adethyas...@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> 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.
>>>
>>> *
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