[Wikimedia-l] IdeaLab (it was: Office hour inside out (program evaluation)) Re:

Oliver Keyes okeyes at wikimedia.org
Thu Mar 28 00:30:41 UTC 2013

We are working on building a more coherent discussion system - see

On 27 March 2013 17:39, Everton Zanella Alvarenga <tom at wikimedia.org> wrote:

> Hi,
> thanks for sharing the IdeaLab portal. [1] I didn't know it, although
> I knew portals and individual inside him, like the Individual
> Engagement Grants. I don't have time now to make longer comments, but
> two questions:
> 1) Is there a possibility for thie committee to be more open, like the
> WMF grants program? [2]
> 2) Isn't time for we think out of the box, I mean, out of the wiki and
> try technologies that can foster the community evaluation of
> projetcs/idea and discussions? I know the question is too general, but
> recently, for isntance, I thought about using a reddit like system for
> the Portuguese Wikipedia village pump for the community distringuish
> try to distinguish what is good or not. I mentioned something like All
> Our Ideas once <http://www.allourideas.org/>, but I think there are
> other things worth trying, if possible.
> P. S. Just look the discussion system inside a wiki. Damn.
> Tom
> [1] https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Grants:IdeaLab
> [2] https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Grants:Index
> On Wed, Mar 27, 2013 at 1:30 PM, Jessie Wild <jwild at wikimedia.org> wrote:
> > Any initial thoughts on how to maximize the effectiveness of those two
> > ideas (IdeaLab and Learning Portal)?
> --
> Everton Zanella Alvarenga (also Tom)
> "A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful
> than a life spent doing nothing."
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Oliver Keyes
Community Liaison, Product Development
Wikimedia Foundation

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