User:Econterms/summary of Wikimania 2019 for Federal MediaWiki Group

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Second report to Feds on Wikimania 2019, Oct 10 2019[edit]

News on WikiConference North America 2019


First report to Feds on Wikimania 2019, Sept 2019[edit]

Conference was at Stockholm University
  • most of us stayed near the city center
  • lost/stolen smartphone
Themes in big sessions
  • Sustainable conference idea environmentally
  • Reduce harassment / less tolerance of bad behavior / WMF has Trust and Safety team
  • next conference will be in Bangkok, jointly organized across SE Asian orgs

Lua, a programming language on the wiki[edit]

Interesting tech stuff[edit]

  • idea that redlinks should draw from wikidata; helps small-language wikis
Wikimedia URL shortener
Event queue
Phabricator, for chapters too
Session on possible changes to user interface

Upcoming things, other than Wikimania 2019[edit]