Great step for WS Community

On 16 Sep 2016 08:53, "Sam Wilson" <s...@samwilson.id.au> wrote:

> Hi all,
>
> I've recently started working on the Community Tech team
> https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Community_Tech at the Wikimedia
> Foundation. So I just wanted to say hi and that I'm really excited to be
> able to work on Wikimedia code full-time! :-)
>
> Community Tech is all about helping build tools that support
> contributors, and basically takes its work-list from the annual
> Community Wishlist Survey:
> https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/2015_Community_Wishlist_Survey/Results
>
> For the last couple of weeks I've been working on a tool to bring better
> OCR to indic-language Wikisources, via Google's Cloud Vision API:
> https://wikisource.org/wiki/Wikisource:Google_OCR
>
> I'm not at all exclusively working on Wiksource stuff of course, not by
> a long shot. But that's still where my personal interest lies, and so if
> anyone's got any ideas about future software development that we need
> then I'm keen to help if I can. And this year's Wishlist Survey will be
> happening before too long, so get ready to list stuff there!
>
> Lastly, please be gentle with me as I try to figure out how to shift to
> life not-as-a-volunteer! (Although I'm still a volunteer too.) I'm
> trying very hard to be transparent and professional and not blur the
> various roles.... gets confusing though! :-)
>
> Thanks,
> Sam.
>
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