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Welcome to Wikipedia![edit]

Hi Matt, welcome to Wikipedia! We're excited about your DeCal course! Annie Lin (Campus Team Coordinator, Wikimedia Foundation) (talk) 03:14, 30 September 2010 (UTC)

Thanks, Annie! Mattsenate (talk) 17:20, 8 January 2011 (UTC)

Derrick's Awesome Tool[edit]

Derrick's Awesome Tool Saudade7 23:01, 8 January 2011 (UTC)

Getting contact info for prospective Wikipedia Club[edit]

Hi Matt, it was nice meeting you at the Campus Ambassador training. Could I get you to e-mail me your e-mail address? I'm thinking of setting up a mailing list for the prospective Wikipedia Club, because one of my goals is to recruit more new users interested in trying out Wikipedia so I'd like to have some kind of off-wiki communication to facilitate that. Let me know your thoughts. Good luck with your class! Dcoetzee 02:32, 9 January 2011 (UTC)

Wikipedia Ambassador Program Newsletter: 28 January 2011[edit]

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This is the first issue of the Wikipedia Ambassador Program newsletter. Please read it! It has important information about the the current wave of classes, instructions and advice, and other news about the ambassador program.





Delivered by EdwardsBot (talk) 00:33, 29 January 2011 (UTC)

Wikipedia Ambassador Program Newsletter: 13 February 2011[edit]

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This is the second issue of the Wikipedia Ambassador Program Newsletter, with details about what's going on right now and where help is needed.



  • Userboxes and profiles - Add an ambassador userbox to your page, and make sure you've added your mentor profile!
  • Be a coordinating ambassador - Pick and class and make sure no students fall through the cracks.
  • New screencasts - Short videos on watchlists and a number of other topics may be useful to students.
  • Updates from Campus Ambassadors - Ambassadors are starting to report on classroom experiences, both on-wiki and on the Google Group.
  • Other news - There's a new on-wiki application for being an Online Ambassador, and Editing Friday #2 is today!
  • Things you can do - This is just a sample; if you're eager for something to do, there's plenty more.

Delivered by EdwardsBot (talk) 18:24, 11 February 2011 (UTC)

Wikipedia Ambassador Program Newsletter: 21 March 2011[edit]

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This is the third issue of the Wikipedia Ambassador Program Newsletter, with details about what's going on right now and where help is needed.



Delivered by EdwardsBot (talk) 22:24, 21 March 2011 (UTC)

Wikipedia Ambassador Program Newsletter: 22 April 2011[edit]

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This is the fourth issue of the Wikipedia Ambassador Program Newsletter, with details about what's going on right now and where help is needed.



Delivered by EdwardsBot (talk) 16:34, 22 April 2011 (UTC)

Please take the Wikipedia Ambassador Program survey[edit]

Hi Ambassador,

We are at a pivotal point in the development of the Wikipedia Ambassador Program. Your feedback will help shape the program and role of Ambassadors in the future. Please take this 10 minute survey to help inform and improve the Wikipedia Ambassadors.

WMF will de-identify results and make them available to you. According to KwikSurveys' privacy policy: "Data and email addresses will not be sold, rented, leased or disclosed to 3rd parties." This link takes you to the online survey: http://kwiksurveys.com?u=WPAmbassador_talk

Feel free to contact me with any questions or comments, Thank You!

Amy Roth (Research Analyst, Public Policy Initiative) (talk) 20:41, 24 May 2011 (UTC)

Some falafel for you![edit]

Falafel award.png Thanks for reminding me to assume good faith when things got heated. Maximilianklein (talk) 15:00, 10 July 2011 (UTC)


Tea in my eyes and on my face...but thanks anyway![edit]

Matt, I just thanked Sage for the cup-o-tea, and got corrected. I actually did see your name there, but was writing to him about something else and got my wires crossed. Much on the plate just now. But, hey, I have now some tea to wash it down with, so, no problem! Thanks for the appreciation. Hope things are going swimmingly on YOUR end of the universe...

Ambassador Program: assessment drive[edit]

Even though it's been quiet on-wiki, the Wikipedia Ambassador Program has been busy over the last few months getting ready for the next term. We're heading toward over 80 classes in the US, across all disciplines. You'll see courses start popping up here, and this time we want to match one or more Online Ambassadors to each class based on interest or expertise in the subject matter. If you see a class that you're interested, please contact the professor and/or me; the sooner the Ambassadors and professors get in communication, the better things go. Look for more in the coming weeks about next term.

In the meantime, with a little help I've identified all the articles students did significant work on in the last term. Many of the articles have never been assessed, or have ratings that are out of date from before the students improved them. Please help assess them! Pick a class, or just a few articles, and give them a rating (and add a relevant WikiProject banner if there isn't one), and then update the list of articles.

Once we have updated assessments for all these articles, we can get a better idea of how quality varied from course to course, and which approaches to running Wikipedia assignments and managing courses are most effective.

--Sage Ross - Online Facilitator, Wikimedia Foundation (talk) 17:26, 27 July 2011 (UTC)


You got mail[edit]

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Thelmadatter (talk) 18:24, 29 July 2011 (UTC)

A brownie for you![edit]

Brownie transparent.png Hi Matt, thanks a googol for all you've already done as a Wikipedia Regional Ambassador, including your efforts in coordinating a California Campus Ambassador training and your totally awesome initiative in spreading the word about this program to Mexico! I speak for the entire Wikipedia Global Education team when I say that I really really appreciate it.

I'm not sure why I picked a brownie versus other items to give you. Maybe it's the reputation of the co-op you were in. =) Annie Lin (Wikimedia Foundation) (talk) 22:12, 9 August 2011 (UTC)

OA ≠ OA publishing and green OA is not a form of publishing[edit]

Only gold OA publishing is a form of publishing. Green OA self-archiving is definitely not a form of publishing. Publishing is something a publisher does. Self-archiving is done by the author, not the publisher. A green publisher is not an OA publisher but a non-OA publisher that has given its authors the green light to self-archive. If the publisher makes the articles OA, it's an OA (gold) publisher.

Conflating OA with gold OA, and misdescribing green OA as a "form of publishing" is the single most widespread and persistent misunderstanding about OA; Peter Suber and I have been trying to correct it for years, but it just keeps popping up, because people find it so much easier to think of OA as a publishing matter: It's not. It's an access matter. If authors provide the access, publishing has not changed; only accessibility has changed. harnad (talk) Stevan Harnad 03:53, 22 September 2011 (UTC)

Harnad, thanks for posting the message. I understand and agree. I did not intend to suggest green OA is a form of publishing. Perhaps my thoughts are best phrased as a question. Gratis/Libre OA describes the licensing qualities of "access" but not necessarily the "materials," though it is fair to extend "Gratis/Libre" to the materials themselves (a "libre journal article" uses a copyleft license). On the other hand, Green/Gold describes the ways the material are made accessible (Jeffrey even says "OA can be delivered in two ways:"), but this does not extend logically to the material itself (I would not say a "green journal article"), correct? This is the ambiguity I was trying to resolve. It's easy to misinterpret "OA" to mean the material itself, is there a way to be more clear? Lastly, it seems to me there is an additional layer of nuance in how journals adopt Green/Gold methods as policies. Mattsenate (talk) 04:23, 22 September 2011 (UTC)
Matt, what you wrote was "There are at least two methods academic journals use to provide open access": This is incorrect because there is only one "method," namely, to make the item free online. The difference is that with gold OA, it is the publisher that makes it free online, and with green OA it is the author.
Yes, there are further nuances (and these are described further in the Open access entry. The difference between Gratis versus libre OA (in the special case of OA, unlike the case of, say, Open software) is not a difference in license, but just a difference in degree. A gratis OA article is merely freely accessible online. A libre OA article is both freely accessible online (i.e., gratis) and in addition has certain further re-use rights (there is some scope for variation in which rights are specified). Yes, libre OA is often indicated in the form of a CC license, but gratis OA usually is not. The article is simply made free online by the author. In the case of "green" publishers -- n.b., not "Green OA publishers," because there is no such thing: an OA publisher is a gold OA publisher -- in the case of "green" publishers, they have formally endorsed their author's right to make their articles green OA by self-archiving them immediately upon acceptance for publication. This endorsement usually does not take the form of a "license," but merely a formal statement by the publisher, or a clause in the author/publisher copyright transfer agreement. (A CC license is not between author and publisher but between author and user or between publisher and user.) See SHERPA RoMEO.
Further nuances on gratis green OA include which version is made OA: The version with the fewest publisher restrictions is the author's final, refereed, revised draft, immediately upon acceptance for publication. That is the version for which most green publishers endorse author self-archiving, not the publisher's proprietary version-of-record. Hence that is the default option for gratis green OA. (There are also further nuances as to where the article may be made Green OA: the author's institutional repository or a "central," institution-external repository. These further distinctions begin to get rather silly, considering the nature of free online access and the nature of the web, but there you are.)
About differences between "OA publishers" and "OA articles," see "OA means free (and permanent) online access immediately upon publication" in Talk:Open_access. Being an OA article is a state, whereas being an OA publisher is a trait...
Hope this helps. harnad (talk) Stevan Harnad 12:15, 22 September 2011 (UTC)
Aha, I think I realized what I was trying to say before. I'd like to make the lead paragraph more accessible and clear for a general encyclopedic audience. Is there a way to more briefly and summarily state the green/gold access definition, and include a more substantive, but clear discussion below it? I'd like to help improve the structure of the article overall. I'm happy to start moving these thoughts to the discussion page of the article. Mattsenate (talk) 05:08, 28 September 2011 (UTC)

A kitten for you![edit]

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For Matt.

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Howdy Skier Dude,
Thanks for the note, I attached it to this article, where I originally intended to place it: Aim for Featured Article course page. Hope this suffices - Mattsenate (talk) 06:28, 8 October 2011 (UTC)

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question[edit]

Hi Matt, I just completed making revisions and adding new content to a wiki page on my sandbox. I requested to have my sandbox page moved to the wiki page, but the request was denied. It was suggested that I should integrate my changes to the current page. I was wondering how I should go about doing this. Should I just delete what's on the current page and paste the content of my sandbox there. I've already integrated the content of the wikipage onto my sandbox. Thanks Ylor916 (talk) 23:54, 7 January 2012 (UTC)

San Francisco meetup at WMF headquarters[edit]

Hi Mattsenate,

I just wanted to give you a heads-up about the next wiki-meetup happening in SF. It'll be located at our very own Wikimedia Foundation offices, and we'd love it if some local editors who are new to the meetup scene came and got some free lunch with us :) Please sign up on the meetup page if you're interested in attending, and I hope to see you soon! Maryana (WMF) (talk) 01:03, 10 January 2012 (UTC)

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Lunch tomorrow![edit]

Hi, thanks for signing up for the meetup/lunch at the Wikimedia Foundation. Just a reminder that this is happening at noon tomorrow, Saturday the 4th. Our office is located at 149 New Montgomery Street in San Francisco, a short walk from the Montgomery Station BART stop – please see the meetup page for more details. Looking forward to seeing you there! Maryana (WMF) (talk) 00:51, 4 February 2012 (UTC)

Wikipedia Open Access, PLoS, GLAM and the BHL[edit]

Hi Matt,

Sorry, I didn't see your messages on #wikimedia-us until just now, just after you left! I don't know if you've seen Wikipedia:WikiProject Open Access; User:Daniel Mietchen, who recently facilitated a really fantastic project between PLoS Computational Biology and Wikipedia. If you work at PLoS, you should definitely think about getting involved with the US GLAM initiative: I'm going to be summer-interning at the Biodiversity Heritage Library, another virtual library, and I'm hoping to draw them into the Wikipedia orbit with a lot of help from GLAM-WIKI.

Anyway, I mostly wanted to pass these links on to you. Let me know -- on or off Wikipedia -- if I can help in any way with bringing about more Open Access linkups on Wikipedia!

cheers, Gaurav (talk) 02:12, 10 May 2012 (UTC)

Thanks Gaurav, this stuff is great. I'm surprised I haven't heard about PLoS Computational Biology's WP project, it looks awesome. I'll touch base with some folks at the office tomorrow and see what's going on. Further, I agree there's an opportunity to work with the GLAM initiative, though Plos is neither a library nor an archive, it's really an academic publisher. But the content is CC-BY so there should be more stuff to do like what Plos CompBiol is up to!
mattsenate 05:41, 10 May 2012 (UTC)

You're invited: San Francisco WikiWomen's Edit-a-Thon 2![edit]

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San Francisco Wiknic 2012[edit]

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Invitation to wikiFeed[edit]

Hello Mattsenate,

I'm part of a team that is researching ways to help Wikipedia editors find interesting content to contribute to Wikipedia. More specifically, we are investigating whether content from news sources can be used to enhance Wikipedia editing. We have created a tool, called wikiFeed, that allows you to specify Twitter and/or RSS feeds from news sources that are interesting to you. wikiFeed then helps you make connections between those feeds and Wikipedia articles. We believe that using this tool may be a lot of fun, and may help you come up with some ideas on how to contribute to Wikipedia in ways that interest you. Please participate! To do so, complete this survey and follow this link to our website. Once you're there, click the "create an account" link to get started.

For more information about wikiFeed, visit our project page. If you have any questions, please feel free to ask via my talk page, or by email at wikifeedcc@gmail.com. We appreciate your time and hope you enjoy playing with wikiFeed!

Thanks! FifthCrow (talk) 20:02, 24 July 2012 (UTC)

You're invited! - Wiki Loves Monuments - San Francisco Events[edit]

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You're invited! Ada Lovelace Day San Francisco[edit]

You're invited! Ada Lovelace Day San Francisco[edit]

October 16 - Ada Lovelace Day Celebration - You are invited!
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Come celebrate Ada Lovelace Day at the Wikimedia Foundation offices in San Francisco on October 16! This event, hosted by the Ada Initiative, the Mozilla Foundation, and the Wikimedia Foundation. It'll be a meet up style event, though you are welcome to bring a laptop and edit about women in STEM if you wish. Come mix, mingle and celebrate the legacy of the world's first computer programmer.

The event is October 16, 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm, everyone is welcome!

You must RSVP here - see you there!
SarahStierch (talk) 19:53, 13 October 2012 (UTC)

Edit-a-thon tomorrow (Saturday) in Oakland[edit]

Hi, I hope you will be joining us tomorrow afternoon at the Edit-a-thon at Tech Liminal, in Oakland. We'll be working on articles relating to women and democracy (and anything else that interests you). It's sponsored by the California League of Women Voters, Tech Liminal, and me.

If this is the first you are hearing of this event, my apologies for the last-minute notice! I announced it on the San Francisco email list and by a banner on your watchlist, but I neglected to look at the San Francisco invitation list until this evening. If you can't make it this time, I hope to see you at a similar event soon! -Pete (talk) 04:48, 15 December 2012 (UTC)

Greetings from WikiProject Open Access[edit]

Dear Matt,

it is now one year since WikiProject Open Access was started by User:Bluerasberry on January 10, 2012. Since then, the project has advanced modestly, but we have not interacted much. For the coming year, we certainly want to improve on that.

We also plan to overhaul the project pages to make them more conducive to collaboration, and we are pondering the idea of expanding the concept of a WikiProject Open Access to projects other than the English Wikipedia, e.g. to other languages or to Wikimedia Commons. You are warmly invited to add your voice to all that. We would also appreciate if you would share some of your OA-related activities by way of our news ticker or via the monthly Open Access report that is part of the GLAM newsletter (to which you can subscribe here), or as you see fit otherwise.

As a visual token of the anniversary, I am adding today's Open Access File of the Day. Feel free to nominate files yourself. As of today, commons:Category:Open access (publishing) contains more than 15,000 files, of which about 2/3 are video and sound files uploaded by the Open Access Media Importer.

Thanks for being part of the project, and looking forward to more interaction. With a smile, -- Daniel Mietchen - WiR/OS (talk) 23:54, 10 January 2013 (UTC)

Wikipedia Ambassadors update[edit]

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Finally, whether or not you work with any classes this term, I encourage you to post entries to the Trophy Case whenever you see excellent work from students or if you have great examples from past semesters. And, as always, let students (and other editors!) know when they do things well; a little WikiLove goes a long way!

--Sage Ross (WMF) (talk) 20:52, 14 January 2013 (UTC)

Women's history editathon[edit]

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Women's history editathon[edit]

Hey - Sorry for the late notice, but since you have yourself tagged as living in the Bay Area, I thought you might appreciate notification that we’re having an event Saturday! It’ll be held at Hoyt Hall, an all-women's house of the Berkeley Student Cooperative from 3 to 6 pm tomorrow. The main event page is here. Anyone is welcome to show up, but we’re expecting a significant number of people to come who have literally never edited Wikipedia before. If you’re an experienced Wikipedian who would be able to provide useful help to some of the newbies, your presence would be especially appreciated (and it might be a good idea for you to show up at 2 or 2:30 instead of three. Thanks, Kevin Gorman (talk) 02:03, 6 April 2013 (UTC) I’m AWB’ing this message to all Wikipedians who have tagged themselves in the bay area. I’m sorry if the message isn’t of interest to you; feel free to delete it. I’ll be unlikely to send future messages in a similar way, but if really don’t want to receive future messages of this sort, please let me know.

Wiknic 2013[edit]

Wiknic 2013
Sunday, June 23rd · 12:34pm · Lake Merritt, Oakland
Theme: Hyperlocal list-making
Lake Merritt Wild Duck Refuge (Oakland, CA)

This year's 2013 SF Wiknik will be held at Lake Merritt, next to Children's Fairyland in Oakland. This event will be co-attended by people from the hyperlocal Oakland Wiki. May crosspollination of ideas and merriment abound!

Location and Directions[edit]

  • Location: The grassy area due south of Children's Fairyland (here) (Oakland Wiki)
    • Nearest BART: 19th Street
    • Nearest bus lines: NL/12/72
    • Street parking abounds
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You're invited...[edit]

to two upcoming Bay Area events:

  • Maker Faire 2013, Sat/Sun May 18-19, San Mateo -- there will have a booth about Wikimedia, and we need volunteers to talk to the public and ideas for the booth -- see the wiki page to sign up!
  • Edit-a-Thon 5, Sat May 25, 10-2pm, WMF offices in San Francisco -- this will be a casual edit-a-thon open to both experienced and new editors alike! Please sign up if on the wiki page if you can make it so we know how much food to get.

I hope you can join us at one or both! -- phoebe / (talk to me) 01:06, 13 May 2013 (UTC)

You're invited...[edit]

to two upcoming Bay Area events:

  • Maker Faire 2013, Sat/Sun May 18-19, San Mateo -- there will have a booth about Wikimedia, and we need volunteers to talk to the public and ideas for the booth -- see the wiki page to sign up!
  • Edit-a-Thon 5, Sat May 25, 10-2pm, WMF offices in San Francisco -- this will be a casual edit-a-thon open to both experienced and new editors alike! Please sign up if on the wiki page if you can make it so we know how much food to get.

I hope you can join us at one or both! -- phoebe / (talk to me) 17:17, 13 May 2013 (UTC)

DYK for LocalWiki[edit]

NorthBySouthBaranof (talk) 05:33, 1 June 2013 (UTC)

DYK for LocalWiki[edit]

The DYK project (nominate) 16:02, 1 June 2013 (UTC)

Email[edit]

Hi Mattsenate, I saw your post to Smith609. He's been off-wiki for a while, you might try wiki-email. His is enabled. LeadSongDog come howl! 13:15, 12 July 2013 (UTC)

Thanks for your message[edit]

OER rocks :) Looks like I forced other people to sum up their speeches - sorry for that! --Elitre (talk) 15:46, 3 September 2013 (UTC)

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You're invited: Art & Feminism Edit-a-thon[edit]

Art & Feminism Edit-a-Thon - You are invited!
Hi Mattsenate! The first Art and Feminism Edit-a-thon will be held on Saturday, February 1, 2014 in San Francisco.

Any editors interested in the intersection of feminism and art are welcome. Wikipedians of all experience levels are invited! Experienced editors will be on hand to help new editors.
Bring a friend and a laptop! Come one, come all! Learn more here!

SarahStierch (talk) 09:02, 21 December 2013 (UTC)

You're invited! WikiWomen's Edit-a-thon at the University of California, Berkeley[edit]

Saturday, April 5 - WikiWomen's Edit-a-thon at the University of California, Berkeley - You are invited!
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The University of California, Berkeley's Berkeley Center for New Media is hosting our first edit-a-thon, facilitated by WikiWoman Sarah Stierch, on April 5! This event, focused on engaging women to contribute to Wikipedia, will feature a brief Wikipedia policy and tips overview, followed by a fast-paced energetic edit-a-thon. Everyone is welcome to attend.

Please bring your laptop and be prepared to edit about women and women's history!

The event is April 5, from 1-5 PM, at the Berkeley Center for New Media Commons at Moffitt Library.

You must RSVP here - see you there! SarahStierch (talk) 23:35, 13 March 2014 (UTC)

Your demon is stopped.. action needed[edit]

Please see this description of what's needed from you to get your demon working on citations as intended LeadSongDog come howl! 18:12, 18 March 2014 (UTC)

All jobs were stopped, so you'll need to jstart them. The webservice also stopped, so run "webservice start". πr2 (tc) 15:10, 19 March 2014 (UTC)

Proposed deletion of Event Standard Syndication[edit]

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The article Event Standard Syndication has been proposed for deletion because of the following concern:

Sadly, this initiative does not seem to have gained any traction. Fails WP:GNG - no evidence of notability.

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Nomination of Event Standard Syndication for deletion[edit]

A discussion is taking place as to whether the article Event Standard Syndication is suitable for inclusion in Wikipedia according to Wikipedia's policies and guidelines or whether it should be deleted.

The article will be discussed at Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/Event Standard Syndication until a consensus is reached, and anyone is welcome to contribute to the discussion. The nomination will explain the policies and guidelines which are of concern. The discussion focuses on high-quality evidence and our policies and guidelines.

Users may edit the article during the discussion, including to improve the article to address concerns raised in the discussion. However, do not remove the article-for-deletion notice from the top of the article. Psychonaut (talk) 08:08, 30 April 2014 (UTC)

Request edit wizard[edit]

This is me and the wizard is here if you have any interest in it. There is a discussion on the Talk page about what technical support would be needed to make it function. CorporateM (Talk) 18:57, 30 May 2014 (UTC)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Template:COI_editnotice

I was able to duplicate your preload code and make 3 versions for corrections, challenging the NPOV of content and offering content additions here. I think the only thing it still needs technical help for is making the Recent Reviews section here work (which may be more complicated). User:Sphilbrick has been looking for someone to make a way to review who is reviewing request edits and oversight recent closures. If you're interested in helping a bit more. CorporateM (Talk) 17:49, 3 June 2014 (UTC)
I do plan to work on next steps, although I have a couple real life commitments to address, then I can return to this. Just wanted to explain in case you don't see me doing much at the moment.--S Philbrick(Talk) 17:59, 3 June 2014 (UTC)
No worries, I'm happy to contribute in good-faith, but certainly more effort now and in the long-term are needed and valuable. Excellent to hear from you, hope this can all go well and smoothly in the future. Mattsenate (talk) 02:06, 4 June 2014 (UTC)

Orphaned non-free media (File:Julia (programming language) logo.png)[edit]

Ambox warning blue.svg Thanks for uploading File:Julia (programming language) logo.png. The media description page currently specifies that it is non-free and may only be used on Wikipedia under a claim of fair use. However, it is currently orphaned, meaning that it is not used in any articles on Wikipedia. If the media was previously in an article, please go to the article and see why it was removed. You may add it back if you think that will be useful. However, please note that media for which a replacement could be created are not acceptable for use on Wikipedia (see our policy for non-free media).

If you have uploaded other unlicensed media, please check whether they're used in any articles or not. You can find a list of 'file' pages you have edited by clicking on the "my contributions" link (it is located at the very top of any Wikipedia page when you are logged in), and then selecting "File" from the dropdown box. Note that all non-free media not used in any articles will be deleted after seven days, as described on criteria for speedy deletion. Thank you. Werieth (talk) 13:30, 4 June 2014 (UTC)

No problem, someone replaced this PNG with an SVG, which is preferable anyhow. Thanks! Mattsenate (talk) 14:21, 4 June 2014 (UTC)

Great American Wiknic 2014 - Bay Area[edit]

I'd like to invite you to add an Atlanta event for the Great American Wiknic. This year we're aiming to coalesce nationally around July 6, but any date that is convenient to your local community works as well. And don't be shy about putting something preliminary on the national Wiknic page, it all helps!--Pharos (talk) 20:01, 4 June 2014 (UTC)

A page you started (Genspace) has been reviewed![edit]

Thanks for creating Genspace, Mattsenate!

Wikipedia editor Bfpage just reviewed your page, and wrote this note for you:

I visited the Genspace website. The wikipedia article doesn't really represent the organization as well as it could.

To reply, leave a comment on Bfpage's talk page.

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Hi, Matt[edit]

Hi, Matt,

I met you today at the Citathon table.--DThomsen8 (talk) 10:57, 7 August 2014 (UTC)

You're invited! Litquake Edit-a-thon in San Francisco[edit]

You are invited!Litquake Edit-a-thonSee you there!
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  In the area? You're invited to
   San Francisco Meetup # 22
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  Date: October 11, 2014
  Time: 1-5 pm
  Place: 149 New Montgomery Street, 6th Floor, San Francisco, CA 94105
  prev: Meetup 21 - next: Meetup 23 | All SF meetups & events

The Edit-a-thon will occur in parallel with Litquake, the San Francisco Bay Area's annual literature festival. Writers from all over the Bay Area and the world will be in town during the nine day festival, so the timing is just right for us to meetup and create/translate/expand/improve articles about literature and writers. All levels of Wikipedia editing experience are welcome. This event will include new editor training. RSVP →here←. --Rosiestep (talk) 02:55, 27 September 2014 (UTC)

Copyright problem: User:Mattsenate/The Network of Global Corporate Control[edit]

Hello, and welcome to Wikipedia! We welcome and appreciate your contributions, such as User:Mattsenate/The Network of Global Corporate Control, but we regretfully cannot accept copyrighted text or images borrowed from either web sites or printed material. This article appears to contain material copied from http://www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0025995, and therefore to constitute a violation of Wikipedia's copyright policies. The copyrighted text has been or will soon be deleted. While we appreciate contributions, we must require all contributors to understand and comply with our copyright policy. Wikipedia takes copyright violations very seriously, and persistent violators are liable to be blocked from editing.

If you believe that the article is not a copyright violation, or if you have permission from the copyright holder to release the content freely under license allowed by Wikipedia, then you should do one of the following:

It may also be necessary for the text be modified to have an encyclopedic tone and to follow Wikipedia article layout. For more information on Wikipedia's policies, see Wikipedia's policies and guidelines.

If you would like to begin working on a new version of the article you may do so at this temporary page. Leave a note at User talk:Mattsenate/The Network of Global Corporate Control saying you have done so and an administrator will move the new article into place once the issue is resolved.

Thank you, and please feel welcome to continue contributing to Wikipedia. Happy editing! -- [[User:Edokter]] {{talk}} 12:40, 5 October 2014 (UTC)

Technical question[edit]

Do you have any idea how we can have a preload page like this that will preload a Request Edit template, but without adding the preload page itself to the Request Edit category? CorporateM (Talk) 21:29, 29 October 2014 (UTC)

DOI bot (no webservice) via citation bot & WMFlabs[edit]

Hello, any idea what's going on here? http://tools.wmflabs.org/citations/doibot.php with User:Citation bot. The error message mentions you by name Duncan.Hull (talk) 06:42, 3 November 2014 (UTC)

The bot is currently not running consistently, it is under development. Mattsenate (talk) 07:26, 3 November 2014 (UTC)

SF edit-a-thons on March 7 and 8[edit]

ArtAndFeminism (3/7) and International Women's Day (3/8)!
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Dear fellow Wikipedian,

In celebration of WikiWomen's History Month, the SF Bay Area Wikipedia community has two events in early March -- please consider attending!

First, we have an ArtAndFeminism edit-a-thon, which will take place at the Kadist Art Foundation from 12 noon to 6pm on Saturday, March 7. We'll be one of many sites worldwide participating in this edit-a-thon on March 7th. So join us as we help improve Wikipedia's coverage of women artists and their works!

Second, we will be celebrating International Women's Day with the International Women's Day edit-a-thon on Sunday, March 8 from 1pm to 5pm at the Wikimedia Foundation. Our editing focus will be on women, of course!

I hope to see you there! Rosiestep (talk) - via MediaWiki message delivery (talk) 18:06, 20 February 2015 (UTC)

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Bay Area WikiSalon series kickoff, April 27[edit]

Please join us in San Francisco!
A Wikipedia panel discussion about journalism
Panel discussion at a recent Wikipedia & Journalism event.

The last Wednesday evening of every month, wiki enthusiasts in the San Francisco Bay Area will gather to collaborate, mingle, and learn about new projects and ideas. We have two brief presentations lined up for our kickoff event in downtown San Francisco:

  • The Nueva Upper School recently hosted the first ever high school Wikipedia edit-a-thon. We will hear what interests them about Wikipedia, what they have learned so far, and what they hope to achieve.
  • Photojournalist Kris Schreier Lyseggen, author of The Women of San Quentin: The Soul Murder of Transgender Women in Male Prisons, will tell us about her work and how she researched the topic.

We allow time for informal conversation and working on articles. Newcomers and experienced wiki users are encouraged to attend. We will have beverages and light snacks.

Please note: You must register here, and bring a photo ID that matches your registration name. The building policy is strict on this point.

For further details, see here: Wikipedia:Bay Area WikiSalon, April 2016

We hope to see you -- and until then, happy editing! - Pete, Ben & Wayne

Invitation to the Bay Area WikiSalon series on May 25[edit]

Please join us in downtown San Francisco!
A Wikipedia panel discussion about journalism

The last Wednesday evening of every month, wiki enthusiasts gather at Bay Area WikiSalon to collaborate, mingle, and learn about new projects and ideas.

We allow time for informal conversation and working on articles. Newcomers and experienced wiki users are encouraged to attend. We will have beverages and light snacks.

Please note: You must register here, and bring a photo ID that matches your registration name. The building policy is strict on this point.

For further details, see: Wikipedia:Bay Area WikiSalon, May 2016


See you soon! Pete F, Ben Creasy, and Checkingfax via MediaWiki message delivery (talk) 01:15, 9 May 2016 (UTC) | Subscribe/Unsubscribe to the SF Meetups notice.

Invitation to the Bay Area WikiSalon series, Wednesday, June 29[edit]

Please join us in downtown San Francisco!
A Wikipedia panel discussion about journalism

The last Wednesday evening of every month, wiki enthusiasts gather at Bay Area WikiSalon to collaborate, mingle, and learn about new projects and ideas.

We make sure to allow time for informal conversation and working on articles. Newcomers and experienced wiki users are encouraged to attend. Free Wi-Fi is available so bring your editing devices. We will have beverages and light snacks. We will also have:

  • A brief report on Pride edit-a-thon recently held at the San Francisco Publice Library, coordinated by Merrilee:
    What topics might we cover in a follow up?
    Find out more about resources your public library provides to help with editing (hint, it's more than just books!)
    Special announcement (secret for now but come and find out more!)
  • Join in on an in person Wikidojo!
    Are you curious how your peers approach writing a Wikipedia article? This exercise, pioneered by Wikipedians Nikola Kalchev and Vassia Atanassova in 2015 and conducted in many places around the world, will help us all - from first-time wiki users to veteran Wikipedians - share ideas, while building an article together. If you have ideas (relating to Bay Area history, ideally) about a new article we could build (stubs and short existing articles are fine), please submit them ahead of time to coordinator Pete Forsyth. (User talk page or email is fine.)
    Announcements and impromptu topics are welcome, too!

Please note: You must register here, and bring a photo ID that matches your registration name. The building policy is strict.

For further details, see: Wikipedia:Bay Area WikiSalon, June 2016


See you soon! Pete F, Ben, Stephen and Checkingfax | (Subscribe or Unsubscribe to this talk page notice here)

MediaWiki message delivery (talk) 10:07, 19 June 2016 (UTC)

REMINDER/invitation to the Bay Area WikiSalon series, Wednesday, June 29 at 6 p.m.[edit]

Please join us in downtown San Francisco tonight!
A Wikipedia panel discussion about journalism

If you cannot join in person or want to view portions later:

We will have:

  • Light snacks, and time to mingle
  • A brief report on the Pride edit-a-thon recently held at the San Francisco Public Library, that was coordinated by Wiki editor Merrilee
  • A special announcement (secret for now but come and find out more!)
  • Join in on a brief in person Wikidojo!
  • Announcements and impromptu topics are welcome, too!

Please register at: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1cjLRrSTlEkGOPTQ-h6A0WvSFI4ZmIUl6jEHp_RYas-E/viewform and bring a photo ID that matches your registration name. The building policy is strict.

For further details, see: Bay Area WikiSalon, June 2016


See you tonight! Pete F, Ben, Stephen and MediaWiki message delivery (talk) 15:48, 29 June 2016 (UTC) | (Subscribe or Unsubscribe to this talk page notice)

Late breaking invitation to the Bay Area WikiSalon series, July 27 (Wednesday) - change of venue - tonight[edit]

Please join us in the Mission at Noisebridge (one time change of venue)!
A Wikipedia panel discussion about journalism

We hope you can join us today, Wednesday, from 6 p.m. on, at our July Bay Area WikiSalon. This month only, we are going to be at Noisebridge, a hackerspace/makerspace 1.5 blocks from the 16th & Mission BART station (see the link for directions). Some of us will be working on the Wikipedia article on basic income. All info here. Some good news - we do not have to be as strict about advance RSVP at Noisebridge, so bring spontaneous guests! (Registering ahead of time is still helpful, as always, as it will help us plan ahead.)

Come and hang out, have some light snacks. Wi-Fi is available, so please bring your editing device if you plan to edit.

Also, Pete just published a writeup of the Wikidojo exercise we did last month. Your comments welcome, if he missed anything! http://wikistrategies.net/ghost-town-royals-wikidojo

The last Wednesday evening of every month, wiki enthusiasts gather at Bay Area WikiSalon to collaborate, mingle, and learn about new projects and ideas. Mark you calendars now.

We allow time for informal conversation and working on articles. Newcomers and experienced wiki users are encouraged to attend.


See you soon! Pete F, Ben Creasy, Stephen and Wayne | (Subscribe/Unsubscribe to this talk page notice here)

MediaWiki message delivery (talk) 17:05, 27 July 2016 (UTC)

Wikiversity Journal of Medicine, an open access peer reviewed journal with no charges, invites you to participate.[edit]

Hi

Did you know about Wikiversity Journal of Medicine? It is an open access, peer reviewed medical journal, with no publication charges. We welcome you to have a look. Feel free to participate.

You can participate in any one or more of the following ways:

The future of this journal as a separate Wikimedia project is under discussion and the name can be changed suitably. Currently a voting for the same is underway. Please cast your vote in the name you find most suitable. We would be glad to receive further suggestions from you. It is also acceptable to mention your votes in the wide-reach@wikiversityjournal.org email list. Please note that the voting closes on 16th August, 2016, unless protracted by consensus, due to any reason.

-from Diptanshu.D (talk · contribs · count) and others of the Editorial Board, Wikiversity Journal of Medicine.

DiptanshuTalk 10:12, 7 August 2016 (UTC)

Nomination for deletion of Template:Infobox software/repository[edit]

Ambox warning blue.svgTemplate:Infobox software/repository has been nominated for deletion. You are invited to comment on the discussion at the template's entry on the Templates for discussion page. Codename Lisa (talk) 15:12, 27 August 2016 (UTC)

Invitation to the Bay Area WikiSalon series, Wednesday, August 31[edit]

Please join us in downtown San Francisco!
A Wikipedia panel discussion about journalism

Hi folks,

We would like to invite you to this month's Bay Area WikiSalon. The last Wednesday evening of every month, wiki enthusiasts gather to collaborate, mingle, and learn about new projects and ideas.

We make sure to allow time for informal conversation and working on articles. Newcomers and experienced wiki users are encouraged to attend. Free Wi-Fi is available so bring your editing devices. We will have beverages and light snacks. We will also have a brief presentation for your education and possible enjoyment:

  • Former EFF intern Marta Belcher will discuss crowdsourcing her Stanford Law School graduation speech using a wiki. The "WikiSpeech" was the subject of prominent national media attention in 2015, and more than half of her classmates contributed to writing and editing the commencement address via a wiki.

Please note: You should register here, and bring a photo ID that matches your registration name. The building policy is strict on the I.D. part. This also helps us figure out how much food and drink to bring in! Feel free to stop by even if only to say a quick hello, but you might have to give us a last minute call if you forget to RSVP. Also, don't be shy about hitting us up if you have thoughts on speakers or wiki-related activities.

For further details, see: Wikipedia:Bay Area WikiSalon, August 2016


See you soon! Pete F, Ben, Stephen and Checkingfax | (Subscribe or Unsubscribe to this talk page notice here)

MediaWiki message delivery (talk) 21:05, 29 August 2016 (UTC)

Tonight: Live and archived links for Bay Area WikiSalon[edit]

Bay Area WikiSalon, Wednesday, August 31:

If you cannot join us in person tonight, we are streaming (and later archiving) the presentation by former EFF intern Marta Belcher. We expect her to be live starting between 6:30 or 6:45 p.m. PDT and talking and taking questions for about 30 minutes thereafter.

Here is the YouTube stream link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-t8V79s2-og
Here is the link to join the Hangout on Air: https://hangouts.google.com/call/ezrol7dafjfwxfh2ilpkjyxoaue

You can search for it on the Commons and YouTube later too.

Wayne, Pete, Ben, and Stephen

MediaWiki message delivery (talk) 22:50, 31 August 2016 (UTC)

Invitation to the Bay Area WikiSalon series, Wednesday, September 28[edit]

Please join us in downtown San Francisco!
A Wikipedia panel discussion about journalism

Hi folks,

We would like to invite you to this month's Bay Area WikiSalon. The last Wednesday evening of every month, Wikipedia and Wikimedia enthusiasts gather to collaborate, mingle, and learn about new projects and ideas.

We will have no formal agenda to allow people to freely share ideas and perhaps learn about Wikipedia through hands-on editing. Co-organizer Ben Creasy will be looking at election-related articles to enhance the information available in the upcoming November elections.

Official logo of Wiki Loves Monuments

Co-organizer Stephen LaPorte has suggested doing an upload-a-thon for Wiki Loves Monuments. Niki, the California coordinator for WLM will be in attendance. WLM is an annual event and the official dealine is Friday the 30th for submissions to count towards awards.

Or, you can grab a couch, a booth, or a stool and do your own thing.

Wikimedia community logo (public domain)

Please note: You should register here, and bring a photo ID that matches your registration name. The building policy is strict on the I.D. part. This also helps us figure out how much food and drink to bring in! Feel free to stop by even if only to say a quick hello, but you might have to give us a last minute call if you forget to RSVP. Also, don't be shy about hitting us up if you have thoughts on future speakers or wiki-related activities.

For further details, please see: Wikipedia:Bay Area WikiSalon, September 2016. Mark your calendars now for the 3rd Wednesday in October, the 26th, when we will have a brief presentation.


See you soon! Pete F, Ben, Stephen and Checkingfax | (Subscribe or Unsubscribe to this talk page notice here)

MediaWiki message delivery (talk) 01:35, 24 September 2016 (UTC)

You are invited to a Wednesday evening event in SF[edit]

Please join us in downtown San Francisco!
A Wikipedia panel discussion about journalism

Hi folks,

Please copy and share this on other talk pages. We would like to invite you to this month's Bay Area WikiSalon. The last Wednesday evening of every month, Wikipedia and Wikimedia enthusiasts gather at the Wikimedia Foundation lounge to collaborate, mingle, and learn about new projects and ideas.

We will have no meaty agenda this month, but we will allow a brief period for:

  • Open mic for anybody who attended WikiConference North America 2016 in San Diego last week and wants to share their takeaway
  • Question & answer
  • Open mic for announcements
  • Maybe a focus on some topical election article editing with Ben?

Or, you can grab a couch, a booth, a stool or counter and do your own thing.

Wikimedia Community Logo.svg

Please note: You should register here, and bring a photo ID that matches your registration name. The building policy is strict on the I.D. part. This also helps us figure out how much food and drink to bring in! Feel free to stop by even if only to say a quick hello, but you might have to give us a last minute call if you forget to RSVP. Also, don't be shy about hitting us up if you have thoughts on future speakers or wiki-related activities.

For further details, please see: Wikipedia:Bay Area WikiSalon, October 2016.


PS: Mark your calendars ahead now for the 3rd Wednesday in November, the 30th (the week after Thanksgiving), at 6 p.m. when our WikiSalon will host a super awesome top secret mystery guest mingling in our midst. We will announce specifics at the upcoming WikiSalon.


See you soon! Pete F, Ben, Stephen, Jacob, and Checkingfax | (Subscribe or Unsubscribe to this talk page notice here)

MediaWiki message delivery (talk) 08:51, 22 October 2016 (UTC)

Everybody is invited to the November 30 Bay Area WikiSalon[edit]

Please join us in downtown San Francisco!
A Wikipedia panel discussion about journalism

Details and RSVP here.


See you soon! Pete F, Ben Creasy, and Checkingfax | (Subscribe/Unsubscribe to this talk page notice here)

MediaWiki message delivery (talk) 00:54, 29 November 2016 (UTC)