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January 13: Wikimedia NYC invites you to Wikipedia Day 2019[edit]

Sunday January 13: Wikipedia Day 2019 in NYC
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You are invited to join us at Ace Hotel for Wikipedia Day 2019, a Wikipedia celebration and mini-conference as part of the project's global 18th birthday festivities. In addition to the party, the event features keynote presentations, panels, lightning talks, and, of course, open space sessions.

And there will be cake.

We also hope for the participation of our friends from the Free Culture movement and from educational and cultural institutions interested in developing free knowledge projects.

9:30AM - 6:00PM at Ace Hotel, 20 West 29th Street in Manhattan

We especially encourage folks to add your 3-minute lightning talks to our roster, and otherwise join in the "open space" experience! Newcomers are very welcome! Bring your friends and colleagues! --Wikimedia New York City Team 20:35, 3 January 2019 (UTC)

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I successfully replaced my password and logged in[edit]

...at the Carroll Gardens branch of the Brooklyn Publc Library at the corner of Clinton Street and Union Street. It worked even though something like this didn't seem to work at Highlawn. I need to discover if there is some problem specific to Highlawn but at least I have and know a working password.

Jim Henderson told me how you end a message on any talk page Sammy Finkelman (talk) 23:22, 8 January 2019 (UTC)

Hello from a new user![edit]

From the seat to your left I say hello and thanks for showing me the ropes! Uhleeshuh (talk) 17:25, 13 January 2019 (UTC)

You're in the Washington Post[edit]

Hey there's a paragraph on you here in the Washington Post. Sooner or later we'll have a wikipage on you.--Tomwsulcer (talk) 11:37, 15 January 2019 (UTC)

Your good work being recognized. Congrats Jim. Randy Kryn (talk) 13:37, 15 January 2019 (UTC)
I dropped a note on your Commons talk page, but I'm happy to do so here as well - very nice, congratulations! You're definitely one of the good guys. Beyond My Ken (talk) 00:54, 16 January 2019 (UTC)
Surprising development. The publicity mentioned above has attracted the attention of Angie Gonzalez of NY1 News. No, not the athlete on whom we have an article; the reporter who works the Queens beat on the news channel. I met her in Flushing today and talked into her camera and performed, biking past her for a video clip and snapping a landmark picture. She put me in touch with the guest booker for the channel's morning show. I might be on for a live interview, tomorrow morning. I await further word. What next, Rosanna Scotto (I've long been a fan) and Channel 5? Probably not. As for becoming Wikinotable myself, the idea engenders some unease, keeping in mind the many who have done much more to make WP great. Jim.henderson (talk) 21:45, 16 January 2019 (UTC)
Cool. And a great way to improve the public perception of Wikipedia. Maybe you can float the Nobel Peace Prize idea, that Wikipedia should be nominated yearly and should win it within a few years. Long live landmarks. Randy Kryn (talk) 22:13, 16 January 2019 (UTC)
Nope; not happening. The booking clerk E-mailed that there will be no interview. Hey, at least that means I won't have to get up in the morning. A story will use, however, footage from our Flushing meeting. Jim.henderson (talk) 02:47, 17 January 2019 (UTC)
So, yes, the story happened. Online I only find a still and a transcript. Probably the video is not online due to commercial policy. https://www.ny1.com/nyc/all-boroughs/news/2019/01/17/meet-the-manhattan-man-who-s-a-professional-wikipedia-photographer--

Jim.henderson (talk) 16:05, 17 January 2019 (UTC)

Just saw you on NY1 ![edit]

Congrats! It was a great segment and you represented yourself and your work for Wikipedia very well! dm (talk) 16:55, 17 January 2019 (UTC)

BTW - what app were you using that shows articles without photos? dm (talk) 03:04, 30 January 2019 (UTC)

Two different things, @Dmadeo: the Commons:Commons:Mobile app and the Website Wikishootme. Each is buggy. First, the mobile app often crashes. Second, to reach the Website you may have to delete the end of the URL to make it work. We could meet and discuss it. Actually, my brush with fame has made me think. Maybe for that reason I should call it a brush with danger. Anyway some of us NYC Wikiphotographers and Commons photo curators could meet and swap tips. Maybe end up with a club or committee of WMNYC or something. The next event of WMNYC is at Wikipedia:Meetup/NYC/Fordham/DigitalHumanities which is an edit-athon a week from Friday for newbies but to me it also looks like an opportunity to meet for a little while, before or after. There will be others in February. Anybody else have an opinion or proposal? Jim.henderson (talk) 05:10, 30 January 2019 (UTC)

Introduction[edit]

Hi Jim, pursuant to your request, I'm leaving you this message. Godisaconcept63 (talk) 19:02, 8 February 2019 (UTC)

hello![edit]

helloLizardscientist5555 (talk) 19:06, 9 February 2019 (UTC)

New User[edit]

Hi Jim, How nice to meet you at the Black Lunch Table. What fun we're having. Lumiwa408 (talk) 19:51, 9 February 2019 (UTC)

A goat for you![edit]

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Thanks for helping Black Lunch Table yesterday!

Heathart (talk) 20:39, 10 February 2019 (UTC)

Feb 27 WikiWednesday Salon + Mar 2 MoMA Art+Feminism and beyond[edit]

February 27, 7pm: WikiWednesday Salon and Skill-Share NYC
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You are invited to join the Wikimedia NYC community for our monthly "WikiWednesday" evening salon (7-9pm) and knowledge-sharing workshop at Metropolitan New York Library Council in Midtown Manhattan. Is there a project you'd like to share? A question you'd like answered? A Wiki* skill you'd like to learn? Let us know by adding it to the agenda.

We will also follow up on plans for recent and upcoming edit-a-thons, museum and library projects, education initiatives, and other outreach activities.

7:00pm - 9:00 pm at Metropolitan New York Library Council (8th floor) at 599 11th Avenue, Manhattan
(note this month we will be meeting in Midtown Manhattan, not at Babycastles)

We especially encourage folks to add your 5-minute lightning talks to our roster, and otherwise join in the "open space" experience! Newcomers are very welcome! Bring your friends and colleagues! --Wikimedia New York City Team 09:00, 27 February 2019 (UTC)

Saturday March 2: MoMA Art+Feminism Edit-a-thon
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Art+Feminism’s sixth-annual MoMA Wikipedia Edit-a-thon will take place at the Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Education and Research Building, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 4 West 54 Street, on Saturday, March 2, 2019 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. People of all gender identities and expressions are encouraged to attend.

And on Sunday this weekend:

Stay tuned for other Art+Feminism and related edit-a-thons throughout the month!

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Merger discussion for Path loss[edit]

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An article that you have been involved in editing—Path loss—has been proposed for merging with another article. If you are interested, please participate in the merger discussion. Thank you. Pierre cb (talk) 14:11, 3 March 2019 (UTC)

Assistance Obtaining Photos of Yankee Stadium Area, Bronx, NY[edit]

Hello Mr. Henderson,

     I am contacting you regarding a photo of the Yankee Stadium area you had taken, which is available on Wikipedia at the following link:
     https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/161st_Street_(Bronx)#/media/File:161_IRT_GC_jeh.jpg
     I would like to request additional photos you may have of the Yankee Stadium area, particularly photos taken around 161st Street. 
     I 'll gladly compensate you for your services, if necessary. If you are interested in helping, please contact me at 
     (212) 238 - 3221. Thank you,
     Kind regards,
     38.125.184.194 (talk)Victoria  —Preceding undated comment added 18:38, 14 March 2019 (UTC) 

Hello Jim thanks[edit]

I met you at the Bard editathonz Workproject (talk) 17:37, 16 March 2019 (UTC)

Photos at Hudson Yards[edit]

Some attention has gone to a claim of the real estate company in their Hudson Yards terms and conditions, to the right to use photos that are published in social media and show their "The Vessel" structure, whether as background or whatever. I have been asked for an opinion. Being on my way to an editathon in Brooklyn as part of the busy month of March, I must be hasty and haven't even looked at my photos of opening day Friday, but here's an instant reaction:

For one thing, I don't know whether WP and Commons count as "social media" but my guess is they do. I am displeased, if it means my works will be used commercially without credit, but it has happened before, so it's rather a mild displeasure. Perhaps there's a better forum to discuss this question, than my own WP user talk page. Jim.henderson (talk) 16:47, 19 March 2019 (UTC)

March 20: WikiWednesday Salon and Skill-Share NYC + March 23: Asian Art Archive/New York Public Library[edit]

March 20, 7pm: WikiWednesday Salon and Skill-Share NYC
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You are invited to join the Wikimedia NYC community for our monthly "WikiWednesday" evening salon (7-9pm) and knowledge-sharing workshop at Metropolitan New York Library Council in Midtown Manhattan. Is there a project you'd like to share? A question you'd like answered? A Wiki* skill you'd like to learn? Let us know by adding it to the agenda.

We will also follow up on plans for recent and upcoming edit-a-thons, museum and library projects, education initiatives, and other outreach activities.

7:00pm - 9:00 pm at Metropolitan New York Library Council (8th floor) at 599 11th Avenue, Manhattan
(note this month we will be meeting in Midtown Manhattan, not at Babycastles)

We especially encourage folks to add your 5-minute lightning talks to our roster, and otherwise join in the "open space" experience! Newcomers are very welcome! Bring your friends and colleagues! This month, optional post-meetup drinks afterward at 9pm!--Wikimedia New York City Team 18:46, 19 March 2019 (UTC)

Saturday March 23: Asian Art Archive/New York Public Library Art+Feminism Editathon
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Organized by Asia Art Archive in America]and Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs of the New York Public Library and in collaboration with Asia Art Archive in Hong Kong, the Art+Feminism: Wikipedia Edit-a-thon on Women in Art in Asia helps participants edit Wikipedia to create and improve articles about women artists and practitioners in and from Asia, including architects, designers, filmmakers, curators, and art historians. Books and research materials—as well as refreshments—will be provided.

Also check out other Art+Feminism and related edit-a-thons throughout the month!

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March 20: WikiWednesday Salon and Skill-Share NYC + March 23: Asian Art Archive/New York Public Library[edit]

March 20, 7pm: WikiWednesday Salon and Skill-Share NYC
Wikimedia New York City logo.svg

You are invited to join the Wikimedia NYC community for our monthly "WikiWednesday" evening salon (7-9pm) and knowledge-sharing workshop at Metropolitan New York Library Council in Midtown Manhattan. Is there a project you'd like to share? A question you'd like answered? A Wiki* skill you'd like to learn? Let us know by adding it to the agenda.

We will also follow up on plans for recent and upcoming edit-a-thons, museum and library projects, education initiatives, and other outreach activities.

7:00pm - 9:00 pm at Metropolitan New York Library Council (8th floor) at 599 11th Avenue, Manhattan
(note this month we will be meeting in Midtown Manhattan, not at Babycastles)

We especially encourage folks to add your 5-minute lightning talks to our roster, and otherwise join in the "open space" experience! Newcomers are very welcome! Bring your friends and colleagues! This month, optional post-meetup drinks afterward at 9pm!--Wikimedia New York City Team 18:47, 19 March 2019 (UTC)

Saturday March 23: Asian Art Archive/New York Public Library Art+Feminism Editathon
New York Public Library May 2011.JPG

Organized by Asia Art Archive in America]and Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs of the New York Public Library and in collaboration with Asia Art Archive in Hong Kong, the Art+Feminism: Wikipedia Edit-a-thon on Women in Art in Asia helps participants edit Wikipedia to create and improve articles about women artists and practitioners in and from Asia, including architects, designers, filmmakers, curators, and art historians. Books and research materials—as well as refreshments—will be provided.

Also check out other Art+Feminism and related edit-a-thons throughout the month!

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