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- 1 1. Welcome to Meta!
- 2 OT
- 3 On a completely unrelated note
- 4 Please fill out our Inspire campaign survey
- 5 How can we improve Wikimedia grants to support you better?
- 6 Future IdeaLab Campaigns results
- 7 Open Call for Individual Engagement Grants
- 8 Participate in the Inspire Campaign and help address harassment!
1. Welcome to Meta!Edit
- I cannot believe this! YOU said to ME,
"FeralOink: the appropriate response is to fix the problem, not get all defensive. It's already been shown how this could, for example, easily leak information endangering someone's job to their colleagues or conceivably enable RL stalking. It's not an edge case that this discloses the identities of editors to other users who share their IP, through no fault of the editors..."
- Apparently, I cannot read, or rather, my comprehension of the English language is deeply flawed. Fine, Elvey. You ARE RIGHT. I AM WRONG. I CHOSE TO MISINTERPRET being told that I am "all defensive" after seeing it appear directly after my name. I should be able to read your mind. You win! Go ahead and believe in the wonderful powers of Open Source projects security because the US government said it is true. What do I know? I'm barely literate. And thank you so very much for taking the time to define "getting all defensive" to me here. Who knew? Not I!
- This is SUCH a non-toxic editing environment! --FeralOink (talk) 17:04, 28 May 2014 (UTC)
- Thank you, WhatamIdoing. Given that it is off-topic, perhaps it could be exported somewhere less publicly humiliating, please? This is embarrassing, for all parties concerned, no? I know that I wish I could make it go away. In the future, I'll focus on what I know best e.g. commenting on budgets. --FeralOink (talk) 07:10, 30 May 2014 (UTC)
- Also off-topic, thank you (all involved) for your contributions to Meta. PiRSquared17 (talk) 22:38, 30 May 2014 (UTC)
Please fill out our Inspire campaign surveyEdit
Thank you for participating in the Wikimedia Inspire campaign during March 2015!
Please take our short survey and share your experience during the campaign.
How can we improve Wikimedia grants to support you better?Edit
Hi! The Wikimedia Foundation would like your input on how we can reimagine Wikimedia Foundation grants to better support people and ideas in your Wikimedia project.
After reading the Reimagining WMF grants idea, we ask you to complete this survey to help us improve the idea and learn more about your experience. When you complete the survey, you can enter to win one of five Wikimedia globe sweatshirts!
In addition to taking the the survey, you are welcome to participate in these ways:
- Respond to questions on the discussion page of the idea.
- Join a small group conversation.
- Learn more about this consultation.
This survey is in English, but feedback on the discussion page is welcome in any language.
Future IdeaLab Campaigns resultsEdit
Last December, I invited you to help determine future ideaLab campaigns by submitting and voting on different possible topics. I'm happy to announce the results of your participation, and encourage you to review them and our next steps for implementing those campaigns this year. Thank you to everyone who volunteered time to participate and submit ideas.
Open Call for Individual Engagement GrantsEdit
Greetings! The Individual Engagement Grants (IEG) program is accepting proposals until April 12th to fund new tools, research, outreach efforts, and other experiments that enhance the work of Wikimedia volunteers. Whether you need a small or large amount of funds (up to $30,000 USD), IEGs can support you and your team’s project development time in addition to project expenses such as materials, travel, and rental space.
- Submit a grant request or draft your proposal in IdeaLab
- Get help with your proposal in an upcoming Hangout session
- Learn from examples of completed Individual Engagement Grants
Through June, we’re organizing an Inspire Campaign to encourage and support new ideas focusing on addressing harassment toward Wikimedia contributors. The 2015 Harassment Survey has shown evidence that harassment in various forms - name calling, threats, discrimination, stalking, and impersonation, among others - is pervasive. Available methods and systems to deal with harassment are also considered to be ineffective. These behaviors are clearly harmful, and in addition, many individuals who experience or witness harassment participate less in Wikimedia projects or stop contributing entirely.
Proposals in any language are welcome during the campaign - research projects, technical solutions, community organizing and outreach initiatives, or something completely new! Funding is available from the Wikimedia Foundation for projects that need financial support. Constructive feedback on ideas is appreciated, and collaboration is encouraged - your skills and experience may help bring someone else’s project to life. Join us at the Inspire Campaign so that we can work together to develop ideas around this important and difficult issue. With thanks, I JethroBT (WMF) (talk) 17:47, 31 May 2016 (UTC) (Opt-out instructions)