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by sashi
Mon Jul 13, 2020 2:45 am
Forum: Wikipedia In The Media
Topic: Now there's an "Abstract Wikipedia" project
Replies: 8
Views: 646

Re: Now there's an "Abstract Wikipedia" project

I remember that Semrush is very close to Dulles International, because I had insane levels of activity from their bots shortly after I published my original open letter to ArbCom on my site. (Kumioko, as I recall, helped me to understand who Semrush was in the first place.) The coincidence of my bei...
by sashi
Sat Jul 11, 2020 10:41 pm
Forum: Wikipedia In The Media
Topic: Now there's an "Abstract Wikipedia" project
Replies: 8
Views: 646

Re: Now there's an "Abstract Wikipedia" project

ericbarbour wrote:
Fri Jul 03, 2020 3:16 am
link to three major software projects using Wikidata that are not top-secret and not controlled by the WMF. Other than Google's use of their data, of course!)[/b]
Can you link to three that are, Eric? Truly puzzled by this whole qiki-straction operation.
by sashi
Sat Jul 11, 2020 9:51 pm
Forum: Content Issues
Topic: Articles Wikipedia should have--but doesn't.
Replies: 108
Views: 17295

Re: Articles Wikipedia should have--but doesn't.

Probably not the point of the thread, but
  • Wikipedia:WikiRat is a fail. Maybe the cat killed it and it floated down the Yellow river past the cotton fields...
  • Wikipedia:NOTUS isn't policy, believe it or not.
by sashi
Sat Jun 20, 2020 2:45 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Meet the Wikimedia Foundation’s regime-change operative CEO
Replies: 8
Views: 1039

Re: Meet the Wikimedia Foundation’s regime-change operative CEO

ericbarbour wrote:
Wed Jun 17, 2020 6:55 am
[...]
You just KNOW the IRC channels are on fire this week.
:lol:
by sashi
Tue Mar 10, 2020 10:56 pm
Forum: Wikipedia In The Media
Topic: Article about spies who edit Wikipedia
Replies: 9
Views: 888

Re: Article about spies who edit Wikipedia

WP is surely one of ArpAnet's runaway successes, in any case. But I don't think of Wikipedia, as a whole, as being a disinformation operation, at least not as such. The bureaucratic technology protecting certain sectors, certain dys-ops, and restricting speech is pretty effective, under the convenie...
by sashi
Sat Mar 07, 2020 11:37 pm
Forum: Content Issues
Topic: Wikipedia's political bias problem
Replies: 81
Views: 16086

Re: Wikipedia's political bias problem

Well, it would seem that since Oct 04, 2019, Wikipedia's political bias problem has gone away!

:mrgreen:
by sashi
Mon Feb 03, 2020 7:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: On IQ and "smart" and trolling around it
Replies: 4
Views: 743

Re: On IQ and "smart" and trolling around it

The Count wrote:IQ? I have read somewhere Einstein had once said if you ask a fish to clime in a tree that fish looks pretty stupide.
(or like sushi)

-- shashi
by sashi
Sun Dec 29, 2019 9:52 pm
Forum: Wikipediocracy talk
Topic: Wikipediocracy: new confidentiality rule in TOS
Replies: 28
Views: 3212

Re: Wikipediocracy: SEKRIT!!! oR eLSE!!!

I'm glum, Stani. You totally dodged my question about the resurrection date for all the content trapped in un-openable containers. All those punk bands, gone. Randy should be furious. ^^

by sashi
Sun Dec 22, 2019 2:02 pm
Forum: Wikipediocracy talk
Topic: Wikipediocracy: new confidentiality rule in TOS
Replies: 28
Views: 3212

WPO: no loud lawn music

Stanistani wrote:
Sun Dec 22, 2019 6:20 am
Y'all are an excitable bunch.


Stanistani wrote:
Sun Dec 22, 2019 6:20 am
I posted the change because it would be unfair to chide or discipline people for following unclear rules.


Unrelated, but you remember your music thread is still on lockdown? :(
by sashi
Sat Dec 21, 2019 8:41 pm
Forum: Content Issues
Topic: Armenian Genocide
Replies: 7
Views: 1038

Re: Armenian Genocide

I remember that this story, about which I'm not going to revisit the details either, taught me a bit about just how big en.wp is... since then, I've learned there are some fairly strong Azeri guilds...