Just out of curiosity, Who is Karthik?

Anyone from Mumbai community aware? a username perhaps?

Regards
Theo

On Fri, Dec 2, 2011 at 11:13 PM, Sue Gardner <sgard...@wikimedia.org> wrote:

> Hey folks,
>
> I just saw that Indian editor Karthik Nadar is in the banners today,
> with a beautiful appeal. Go, India!
>
>
> https://wikimediafoundation.org/w/index.php?title=L11_1202_KN/en/US&utm_source=B11_1202_Karthik2&utm_medium=sitenotice&utm_campaign=C11_1202_DayvMat_US&language=en&uselang=en&country=US&referrer=http%3A%2F%2Fen.wikipedia.org%2Fwiki%2FMain_Page
>
> Thanks,
> Sue
>
> Here's the text:
>
> From Wikipedia author Karthik Nadar
>
> On the day a terrorist attack ripped through the heart of my city,
> Wikipedia changed my life.
>
> The 2011 bombings in Mumbai made international headlines, but at the
> moment the crisis struck, there was no straightforward information
> about what had happened.
>
> I knew I couldn’t be the only one looking for answers. So I went out
> to take photos, uploaded a map I pasted together, and made sure the
> Wikipedia article on the incident would help people make sense of the
> chaos.
>
> Since then, I’ve made thousands of edits to Wikipedia articles. My
> experience that day on Wikipedia made my passion for photojournalism
> clear, and I’ve followed that path ever since.
>
> I felt so grateful for Wikipedia, and when I learned how it stays
> online, I donated 250 rupees to do my part. Will you make a donation
> to keep this valuable resource available around the world?
>
> Wikipedia enables us to share the world. With 470 million different
> visitors every month, it’s revolutionized the way we consume and
> spread information -- sometimes even down to the moment it happens.
>
> And it does it all for free -- with zero ads, under 1,000 servers and
> fewer than 100 staff.
>
> That’s amazing. Just look at Google or Facebook. They have hundreds of
> thousands of servers and tens of thousands of staff.
>
> It’s no wonder Wikipedia is the 5th most popular and most visited site
> online. And it’s also no wonder why they need support every year from
> people like me and you.
>
> Will you pitch in $5, $20, $50 or whatever you think Wikipedia is worth to
> you?
>
> Thanks,
>
> Karthik Nadar
> Wikipedia author
>
>
>
>
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