Strategy/Wikimedia movement/2017/Sources/Cycle 2/Russian Wikipedia

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What group or community is this source coming from?

name of group Russian Wikipedians and Russian-speaking users from other projects
virtual location (page-link) or physical location (city/state/country) Википедия:Стратегия движения Викимедиа (main source)
Википедия:Форум/Новости (announcements forum)
Location type (e.g. local wiki, Facebook, in-person discussion, telephone conference) local wiki
# of participants in this discussion (a rough count) ≈20

Summary[edit]

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Theme key
  1. Healthy, inclusive communities
  2. The augmented age
  3. A truly global movement
  4. The most trusted source of knowledge
  5. Engaging in the knowledge ecosystem
Questions key
  1. What impact would we have on the world if we follow this theme?
  2. How important is this theme relative to the other 4 themes? Why?
  3. Focus requires tradeoffs. If we increase our effort in this area in the next 15 years, is there anything we’re doing today that we would need to stop doing?
  4. What else is important to add to this theme to make it stronger?
  5. Who else will be working in this area and how might we partner with them?
Line Theme Question Summary Statement Keyword
1 A 4 We need more research and recommendations on the role of WikiProjects − whether they should help with work in articles, form a mini-community amongst themselves or somehow balance it out. Sunpriat wikiprojects
2 A 3 We should abandon the practice of ‘dumb rollbacking’ − rollbacks of non-vandalism made without any comments left on the user’s talk page, because this might be bitter for users. Gorvzavodru anti-vandalism
3 A 1 I don't think that encyclopedia should have an impact on the world, we should describe the world, not impact it. KrzysG not important
4 C 1 We should abandon from wiki globalisation and idea of ‘impacting the world’. Esp not important
5 A 5 We should attract institutions to publish articles on science topics. Semis danbe partnerships
6 B 4 Create a visual system in which people could understand a chronology of development of different spheres with different branches. Semis danbe technology
7 B 5 3D modelers, visual engineers, VR developers. I would’ve hung up in 3D Wiki, what is more bedazzling than 3D encyclopedia? Semis danbe technology
8 B 2 This theme is the top priority because we need to abandon old encyclopedic format and do interactive learning courses. Semis danbe top priority
9 A 1 Encyclopedia helps to find the common ground amongst us because it defines ideas and facts and helps to not repeat previous errors of our past. NOwiking awareness
10 E 2 Knowledge right now is stored in Google and different chat bots, written encyclopedia is an analogue of oral tradition, because knowledge is carried over from person to person. NOwiking readers
11 B 1 The main body of information is already in Wikipedia, so to increase its practicality for society we need to simplify the search and perception of information. Ivan Pozdeev readers
12 B 3 If we plan to actively interact with other language editions, we need to have a cultural expansion so our cultural distinctions can be blurred out for productive collaboration. Ivan Pozdeev inter-connectivity
13 C 2 In Russian Wikipedia we are too focused on our own survival in the modern world to worry about some Africa. Ivan Pozdeev not important
14 A 2 This theme is the top priority, because since we have managed to get the main body of knowledge, the conflicts about different perspectives and approaches are steadily increasing, so we need to resolve them timely to improve user experience. Ivan Pozdeev top priority
15 D 2 This topic is not that important, because reliability of information in Wikipedia is already one-of-the-kind and we can’t be more reliable than our sources. Ivan Pozdeev not important
16 E 2 We need to give more attention to improving orientation and search of right and interconnected information than to collaboration with external systems (although it might be necessary for this goal). Ivan Pozdeev tools
17 B 4 Give attention to tools for reusing content from other language editions (both by readers and editors), for automatisation of routine tasks, for removing duplication of efforts (share existing tools amongst ourselves). Ivan Pozdeev tools
18 A 3 I would’ve consider the size of the community as a trade-off in comparison with credibility of information. DonRumata credibility
19 B 1 Using the machine learning algorithms can drastically change aggregating and searching in information, especially in Wiktionary, Wikiquote, Wikidata. We need to give editors of those projects powerful tools for content analysis. DonRumata machine learning
20 B 2 This theme should be the top priority. We need to use computational linguistics for the goals of our project. DonRumata top priority
21 B 3 Instead of build-up in the size of communities we need to give practical tools for automatisation of search, aggregation and analysis of information. DonRumata tools
22 B 4 We need to turn attention to automatic creation of spoken articles. DonRumata content creation
23 A 1 We need to give special attention to accessibility of Wikipedia, because right now community does too little on this part. Losing of sight should not be a problem for receiving knowledge, we need both our content and visual editor to be accessible to blind people. DonRumata accessibility
24 A 4 We need to treat newcomers and the content created by them more carefully. Vald newcomers
25 A 1 In the world of post-truth Wikipedia should be both independent and accountable (to people) source of verifiable and reliable information about this world. Because of this Wikipedia should be user-friendly for all people. 1677venzel gottorpskij credibility
26 A 3 Maybe Wikipedia should become less democratic so that newcomers will have some probation period before they can work in the project and that there is more expertise in relevant fields, especially in politics and science topics. 1677venzel gottorpskij
27 A 2 The rationale for this topic is in the development of ‘closed systems’ and ‘closed data’ − science publications with closed access. This global system of control of knowledge is why we need to support and improve free access to scientific knowledge. Proskynesis free access
28 D 4 This is important because right now Wikipedia is not regarded as a respected source. Pavel Suvorov awareness
29 A 1 We need to have external monitoring from Wikimedia to the situation with neutrality of information in Wikipedia, systemic biases and other internal problems. 192749н47 neutrality
30 A 1 There should be yearly overview of main language editions and readiness from the global community to involve itself into local activities to prevent having a project turned to a force of government propaganda, establishment of censorship or expulsion of authors because of their ‘non-patriotic’ views. 192749н47 neutrality
31 B 1 In 2030, in my opinion, the progress in translation automatisation will allow us to turn Wikipedia into one global universal encyclopedia, in which a lion’s share of work would be given to bots. 192749н47 content creation
32 C 4 The geographical distribution is wrong − the global movement is not about continents, its about rare languages and endangered cultures. Hunu multilingualism
33 C 4 The quality of Wikipedia as an encyclopedia is priority. More users means a better project, while ‘cultural and linguistic diversity’ is a secondary goal. 192749н47 multilingualism
34 C 4 I don’t think it is a goal of Wikimedia movement to support endangered languages, especially if all they are writing about are local customs. MBH multilingualism
35 C 4 Professional chauvinism and deeming writing about local customs as ‘unimportant’ is unacceptable in international encyclopedia which strives for having the sum of human knowledge in it, not having ‘Theory of relativity’ translated in as many languages as possible. Ле Лой multilingualism
36 C 5 I think this theme would develop if we get wiki activists to work with educators from national schools and indigenous communities and to show them an incredible educational tool that is Wikipedia. Hunu partnerships

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