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About me[edit]

Hello, my name is Samuel Klein. I am currently an elected member of the Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees (related ideas). To reach me: talk page messages will receive the fastest response. If you have suggestions about how to improve aspects of the Projects or Wikimedia as a whole, please share them on the Meta wiki. You can also send me email (meta.sj@gmail), or in a pinch, reach me by phone: +1 (617) 529 4266.

Retro Sj

I am a Wikipedian, a one laptop per child director and community organizer, a Crimson mathematics and physics geek, a compulsive proofreader, and a long-time Bostonian. I think Wikipedia Zero is the best thing since Wikipedia One. In 2008 I edited How Wikipedia Works (published with no starch[1]), a GFDL book aimed at reducing community barriers to entry for new Wikipedians. I love curiositate. My brother Sebastian Gray is my inspiration. :-) See my blog, SJ's Longest Now, for more.

My current favorite page is the Wikipedia:Backlog. I am currently working on Matchery to help groups improving the open Internet find legal help in all jurisdictions. I have been a Wikipedian since early 2004, when WP officially became more interesting and instructive than Universities and coursebooks. I am an administrator here and on the Nahuatl and Swahili Wikipedias, and was a steward for the other Wikimedia projects for some years; if you need assistance with a small project that does not currently have active administrators, you can ask me for help or find a steward or global sysop.

I sometimes speak and write about Wiki[p|m]edia, and organizing local and international community events. I think we have great opportunities to grow through related projects, and supported or participated in a special projects committee, community-run communication and grant-writing processes, and data analysis.

Outside of the wikis, I work with other collections of knowledge: improving global annotations (hypothesis: xxx), identifying and freeing large data repositories and publications owned by well-meaning but copyright-confused people and groups. In 2011 I started working on the Digital Public Library of America, which is borrowing much of its free-knowledge focus and transparent participatory governance model from Wikipedia. In 2006, I became director of content for the One Laptop per Child foundation, helping to distribute access to these collections and the ability to contribute to them. I also enjoy synchronizing translations and bringing together translators to work on global projects. I have an xdi sj-entity, but no .sj domain (Svalbard and Jan Mayen still does not seem to allow registrations. If you know of exceptions to this policy, or Norwegian royalty that need heroic feats accomplished, let me know.).

Things I love: physics, CSP, language, The City++++++, perma-tools, music, poetry, color, nature, meta-lists, stub-sorters, Life, F*C, Cups
Things I loathe: simple dichotomy, navels, myopia, wanton arrogation, stasis addiction.
Things I miss: all-hands public debates about the projects, quartile updates, GFDL flamewars, single-page VfD (sic), Rambot debates, writing contests, corporate entities flaming Wikipedia, multilingual wikipedia-l threads.
Things I am not: SJ, /SJ, e-SJ, sj, SJK, Sjc(+), Sjc196, SJK, SV, Sjakkalle, Sjorford, Essjay, -R, a Hazard, a sjphone.com phone), bearded woodsman sjklein, a Jesuit society, Gambro's CIO, an antique diarist, a My-Br temperament, an arctic isle, a moral lawyer, a Burgess bird, a department store, a fabricated Sox fan, racter, a Giant, Shark, library, a Wodak, a musical Tucker, or ED of a Coexistence Trust. I do not recall publishing hospice research with Jimbo, nor attending Jon Stewart's Rally to Restore Sanity dressed as a tea bag. I do hoard Klein bottles, and look snappy in a trenchcoat, but did not model for Levine's detective Sam Klein.

Notes[edit]

This year's "Wikipedia is not toilet paper" award goes to Sj for his devoted efforts... (thanks, bish)

outline | B | Bibliographic standards project | DanziGdansk Revolution! | good int'l blocked usernames... wp | dict clean up: Eleventy-billion pool, World Wide Workshop, MaMaMedia, Seymour Papert | definite articles | BJAODN madness | OLPC wiki and Austrians | contra oligarchy | BbenY | hww | Article alerts! | Metta-sj? | Ninus | Cites: Stolfi & Zman | Shu ha ri | odd place for it


Status[edit]

blue lightning
en-5 This user can contribute with a professional level of English.
de-2 Dieser Benutzer hat fortgeschrittene Deutschkenntnisse.
es-2 Este usuario puede contribuir con un nivel intermedio de español.
he-2
משתמש זה מסוגל לתרום ברמה בינונית של עברית.‏
fr-2 Cet utilisateur peut contribuer avec un niveau intermédiaire en français.
sw-1 Mtumiaji huyu aweza kushiriki kwa Kiswahili cha kiwango cha msingi.
zh-1 該用戶能以基本中文進行交流。
该用户能以基本中文进行交流。
ja-1 この利用者は少しだけ日本語ができます。
pl-0 Ta osoba nie zna języka polskiego (albo ma z nim olbrzymie trudności).


Meta: About me and related projects : Physics wikiportal | comm^2 ~ TALKto me!
Reflection: Iterative; manic; covered in mail (8% inbox growth per month) ~ full of choice and commentary
Writing: Quarto, Random log, Rec log, Touched pages (briefly: v), Sj-mesh
Reading: Essays (Iso), Fun (BOB, &c.), History (Congo, Sammy, Sattelite, SS1), Meta-Lists;
brilliant!, wanted, menial & stats | original research | contests

Events: Wikimania was grand (back for more) |  Meetups : Boston, New York || Contests
Projects: True | Fun | Promo | Peace(1,2,3,4,5 ) | Newpage stats | Missing images (Faceblob) || Thoughts and potential groups | Anonymity, name changes, & attribution | css (edit) | js (edit) || Assessment : Half-decent | Standard | Good articles, Q & Retro, SIGN, 'zine, metalogueing, VOA conversion, Special:Booksources and its header, WM SIGs, translation

Categorization: Articless by cat, WP:Cat, Sj ... || Tools: Maximize Utils!, Messaging, Comm
Action: Press(releases, coverage, awards), Translation, Policy(Tank,Block,IP,Long), Ext Syntax, Approval, ...

Contributions[edit]

Key :

 * (initiated)
 x (del/merged)
 ? (todo: d/m)
 ! (d/m by others)
 + (expanded)
 - (reduced)
 = (^NPOV)
 # (redirect[ed])

Articles[edit]

needs updating...

^Lists: 1-1000 | War(b) | Peace | 1935-1965, Compliance(x4), Feats, Folks
Coordination: Whole Earth* | multidim* | fat overload* | WP:Local Emb | Press Corps* | Three-year plan
Hack: SethS* | CodeCon* | DNA-L+ | T-52 Enryu* | ACS*
History: Eber+= Heber= Hebrew | ADK+
Life: BC3k* and Smart* | Mockus | Cola wars* | flight 800 | Louise Bryant
Man: 2-Color system* | Mental calculators*
Memorial: YPD+ | Ako Vendetta#

Admin statistics
Action Count
Edits 18922
Edits+Deleted 20230
Pages deleted 161
Pages restored 181
Pages protected 13
Pages unprotected 11
Protections modified 2
Users blocked 59
Users reblocked 1
Users unblocked 9
Users created 3

Plexity: SFI*, NECSI*
Social: Meetup+ | ADUni* | Rome derby* | Cloudmakers*
Worldwide: UN Global Compact*
Corporate: ArsDigita | | Restaurant chain
Touchy Subjects: Dean | Massacres (A-I war, Intifada) | Lebanon (Qana/Hula)
remailers+ | article segmentation : Civil War Origins | Newton (long bio)
Math: 1729 | seventeens


Images: ourobouros | book covers | logos (Prix Ars Electronica, Webby, projects remix)
music star | comics | famous geeks |

Other media: VOA pronunciations, sound samples(x2000), music clips(x0), <just a NTS for now>


Nexus of links[edit]

S ic transit gloria mundi

  nunc, et semper, et in saecula saeculorum

cf. User:GaryW
       


table cf. User:Seth Ilys
+/- : n,np/spd, vfd(l)
chg: rc, rcp, head
fight: m(r,ama)-a(r,pol)
rfc,conf,qp
arts: stb,old,att,cl,enc
  proj,req,mw,cp
trans: to, now, log

It is Saturday, 10:27 UTC :: en:count--[4,554,982]

mesh ^!admin*# - RC*# - ^mediate*# - protected*!# -

?!articulate*#$ - !imagined*$ - !content*#

fat ^+New*# ~ Babel ~ ce|ref|vp ~ ^Arts(M|W|R) ~ Tr(logo)
+ + + : world clock | front: dyk, feature, itn

Boils - db Qs - TeX - chars - Topic list - sils's cheats
.| stats: Tabled, live, use, than..., activity |. #wp

links ~ redirs +orphans +msg,elements ~
Logos Ant | Shell | W | Emb | Head | Worm | Lines | Star | In | Dots | Barc   

Metapages[edit]

Anthere Wikipedia logo.jpg
Overview: Community Main | Simple Main | multiling
Slimming: Sj/mesh | Sj Main
Community: Structure, Translation, Press
Semiotics: Naming(dab, salvaging key names), Topics
Concerns: Disappearing revisions, db corruption, lack of widespread backups

Miscellany[edit]

Help!
  • Director, XO Jams International, 2008.
  • Manager, east-coast proofreader services.
  • 1st place: Randomized 80-person spymastery, Codex Alimentarius, 2011
  • 3rd place: Rasperry Pi-eating contest, Pi-day, 2009
  • Conference co-organizer, Prodigal Son of Wikimania, August 2006
  • Program co-organizer, Inaugural Wikimania conference, August 2005
  • Top 10: Wikinews article contest, March 2005
  • 8th/4th/2nd place: French Armada/Setec/++ multiplexed mystery hunt, 2004/5/7 (Ixtli)
  • 5th place: Amateur Eggalchemy awards, for Lemon Souffle, 2003
  • 3rd place: Cambridge area vegan cake stable height contest, 2002
  • 2nd place: NE Complexity Institute "complicated costume" ball, 2000
  • 1st place: High-Energy Metaphysics circle-tour marathon, 1998
  • 1st place: MIT Unified Engineering design competition (indoor flight), 1997

In parting: "Humanity will be destroyed in about a billion years due to increasing sun temperature, and in about five billion years we'll be engulfed by the sun. Hopefully by then we will have colonized other planets, but if we haven't, Wikipedia will be destroyed."

Warning: Please be aware that any information you may find on Wikipedia may be idiotic, misleading, offensive, extraterrestrial, dangerous, or illegal. Wikipedia is not uniformly peer reviewed; while readers may correct errors or remove erroneous suggestions they are not obligated to do so. If you need specific advice ( medical, legal, psychosexual, financial, arcane, &c. ) please seek a licensed, bonded, and knowledgable professional. YOUR INDEPENDENT VERIFICATION OF ANYTHING FOUND IN WIKIPEDIA IS STRONGLY ADVISED.  Love, Sj.


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