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Welcome to Meta![edit]

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The Stethoscope: A Wiki Project Med Foundation Review (Issue 1)[edit]

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It's been a pleasure so far, and we have so much more to do. Wishing you happy Spring up North and pleasant Autumn down South.

--Jake and the rest of the Wiki Project Med Foundation Team, Ocaasi (talk) 20:00, 8 May 2013 (UTC)

Meta-wiki[edit]

Would a better target be Meta:About (like Meta-Wiki)? PiRSquared17 (talk) 15:57, 29 September 2013 (UTC)

Interesting. I don't think so. I linked it from Wikipedia and I think the main page provides the best intro. This one is too nuts-and-bolts for what I'm going for when I made the redirect to facilitate an inter-wiki link. How about we change the other one to the main page? =) Biosthmors (talk) 16:02, 29 September 2013 (UTC)
PiRSquared17, I boldly did that, FYI. Biosthmors (talk) 16:10, 29 September 2013 (UTC)
I'm happy with either, as long as one is used consistently. Other pages: Metawiki, MetaWiki, Meta-Wikipedia (redir to historical MetaWikipedia, main page, meta:about, or en:WP:META?). PiRSquared17 (talk) 16:13, 29 September 2013 (UTC)
Thanks PiRSquared17. Maybe you could give me the autopatrolled right on English Wikipedia if you're able? I've been meaning to ask someone. Best regards. Biosthmors (talk) 16:23, 29 September 2013 (UTC)
Sorry, but I'm not an admin there. PiRSquared17 (talk) 16:27, 29 September 2013 (UTC)
No worries. Thanks. Biosthmors (talk) 17:17, 29 September 2013 (UTC)
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A question for you....[edit]

is here. Thanks Superzerocool (talk) 17:48, 28 October 2013 (UTC)

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Status of search for a new Wikimedia Foundation Executive Director[edit]

FYI: Executive Director Transition Team/Update 9 December. --MZMcBride (talk) 19:48, 10 December 2013 (UTC)

Thanks MZMcBride. I yabbered over at Talk:Executive_Director_Transition_Team/Update_9_December#Overcautious.3F_Give_Sue_a_raise.3F. Best. Biosthmors (talk) 15:43, 15 January 2014 (UTC)

Upcoming IdeaLab Events: IEG Proposal Clinics[edit]

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Hello, Biosthmors! We've added Events to IdeaLab, and you're invited :)

Upcoming events focus on turning ideas into Individual Engagement Grant proposals before the March 31 deadline. Need help or have questions about IEG? Join us at a Hangout:

  • Thursday, 13 March 2014, 1600 UTC
  • Wednesday, 19 March 2014, 1700 UTC
  • Saturday, 29 March 2014, 1700 UTC

Hope to see you there!

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Last call for WMF grants feedback![edit]

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Inspire Campaign on content curation & review[edit]

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I've recently launched an Inspire Campaign to encourage new ideas focusing on content review and curation in Wikimedia projects. Wikimedia volunteers collaboratively manage vast repositories of knowledge, and we’re looking for your ideas about how to manage that knowledge to make it more meaningful and accessible. We invite you to participate and submit ideas, so please get involved today! The campaign runs until March 28th.

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Participate in the Inspire Campaign and help address harassment![edit]

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Through June, we’re organizing an Inspire Campaign to encourage and support new ideas focusing on addressing harassment toward Wikimedia contributors. The 2015 Harassment Survey has shown evidence that harassment in various forms - name calling, threats, discrimination, stalking, and impersonation, among others - is pervasive. Available methods and systems to deal with harassment are also considered to be ineffective. These behaviors are clearly harmful, and in addition, many individuals who experience or witness harassment participate less in Wikimedia projects or stop contributing entirely.

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