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This user participated in Wikimania 2010 held in Gdańsk
This user participated in Wikimania 2011 held in Haifa
This user participated in Wikimania 2012 held in Washington, D.C.
This user participated in Wikimania 2013 held in Hong Kong
This user participated in Wikimania 2015 held in Mexico City
en-N This user has a native understanding of English.
fr-2 Cet utilisateur dispose de connaissances intermédiaires en français.
de-1 Dieser Benutzer beherrscht Deutsch auf grundlegendem Niveau.
es-0 Esta persona no tiene ningún conocimiento del español (o lo entiende con mucha dificultad).
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Sessions I attended or would like to learn from

Hackathon Wednesday and Thursday




  • 11:30, Legal V (Don Alberto 3) on copyright and licenses
    • Stephen LaPorte (WMF Legal) on the thousands of FOSS licenses and which are widely used ; special interest in CC 4.0 for internationalization
    • Submissions/Copyright reform in the EU - What you can expect to happen -- Julia Reda, EU parliament member, proposing actions toward copyright harmonization in the EU]]; 28 national copyright laws now; user-freedoms are legally exceptions to copyright, not basic/intrinsic freedom to use the public domain; nutty example about publishing photographs of the Eiffel Tower at night; mass digitization issues; EU president backs some of her reforms; she later met with Wikimedia DC
    • Related talk by Dimi on copyright reform in EU -- I later emailed him
  • Meeting about online harassment and what to do in Salon Don Emilio.
  • 11:30, WikiCulture & Community IIII (Don Alberto): [[Submissions/Podemos! How Videos are bringing Wikimedia to the next Level]
  • talk by Luis von Ahn about duolingo -- free software for learning languages; much science going into it (e.g. whether lesson on basic plurals should go before or after something else; staff of 50; not yet open source; he was the inventor of CAPTCHA; Video (webm format)
  • Jimmy Wales's talk: Wikipedian of the year award to hidden-named person; Video (webm format)

For first presentation to my colleagues

For second presentation to my colleagues

  • phabricator (issue/bugbase)
  • Mediawiki Stakeholders group
  • Wikipedians-in-residence at NIOSH
  • Wikimedia scholarship summary
  • University cooperation in Estonia
  • Jimmy Wales talk
  • being in Mexico City