[free-software-melb] Meetup 7PM 17th May 2018 - How to contribute to Wikipedia

Dany J danyj028 at gmail.com
Mon May 14 10:40:24 UTC 2018


Great for new time!!! 

Means one can now catch a train and touch on after 6pm and still have a
chance to be there for start and only pay 1/2 daily PTV fair! :) 

Daniel.

On Mon, 14 May 2018 10:56:31 +1000
Michael Verrenkamp <jabjabs at fastmail.com.au> wrote:

> Jimmy Wales is a mad man. Not in the same vein as those that launch
> cars with dodgy power trains into space on a Rocket for marketing
> glory; but mad in that he decided to put his chips into crowd
> sourcing information at no cost. To trust in the community to make
> the most diverse and accurate encyclopedia than had ever been
> created. Wikipedia has proved that what sounds ‘pie-in-the-sky’
> unlikely can sometimes work and produce the best results. They forked
> the idea of GNUpedia and made it happen. Now you can learn how to
> contribute to this great library.
> 
> Ben Minerds will guide you on how to contribute to Wikipedia and
> improve it for all to use. With a brief introduction we might even
> have you contributing on the very night and grow this information
> community just a little bit more.
> 
> Afterwards we will have the monthly Gnews followed by dinner in North
> Melbourne.
> 
> This is a non-technical event and all are welcome to join in. 
> 
> Do note that we have adjusted our starting time due to Winter and the
> ever increasing Melbourne traffic.
> 
> Event is held at Electron Workshop at 31 Arden Street on 17th MAy
> 2018 and will now be opening doors at 6:30pm with start of
> proceedings at 7pm.
> 
> https://freesoftware.org.au/blog/melbourne-may-2018-meetup-contribute-to-wikipedia/
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