OK, now this is more of an argument I can consider as compelling.
Now the 1 million dollar/euro/pound/yen/yuan/rupee/peso/shekel/$you_name_it
question (which unsurprisingly Asaf already posed): to whom do we address
the task of eventually solving this?
Il 07 nov 2016 15:05, "Edward Saperia" <edsaperia(a)gmail.com> ha scritto:
Agree with Andrew - when I was organising it in 2014 I usually called it
"The Global Wikipedia Summit" because Wikimania doesn't sound important.
> 2. On first glance, the name isn’t very professional sounding. So it may
> be hard to convince one’s boss or academic head to fund travel or time off
> to attend the premier conference for the Wikimedia community.
On Thu, Nov 3, 2016 at 8:28 AM, Gordon Joly <gordon.joly(a)pobox.com> wrote:
>> Is it proper and correct to use the term "mania"?
>> Would we say "WikiMad" or WikiCrazy"?
>> Wikimania-l mailing list
> Wikimania-l mailing list
Wikimania-l mailing list
As some of you may have seen there are two open positions (both paid) in
the Community Engagement department for internships on the Learning &
Communications Intern:. (6 months, up to 30 hours/week) We are looking
for a candidate who works and / or studies in the field of communications,
has excellent verbal and written English communications skills and the
ability to excel in a fast-paced, multitasking environment. Knowledge
and/or experience with Wikimedia Projects a plus!
The Communications Iintern will primarily support conference communications
for the Community Engagement Team (including event planning and materials
preparation), help plan workshops and community events for program leaders
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The Technical Design Intern will work closely with the Communications and
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Il 04 nov 2016 22:20, "Luca Martinelli" <martinelliluca(a)gmail.com> ha
> I'll give you another example: a famous journalist, back in the days,
wrote an op-ed to criticize football fans, comparing their "mania" to
Of course it was an ITALIAN journalist, I forgot to mention that, sorry.