Congrats John and the WMSE team! This is such important work that will expand the horizons of Commons. And as Gnangarra mentioned re oral histories, it also has important implications for handling a broader diversity of sources in our movement.
?????????? Best, Ben -- Ben Vershbow Director, Community Programs (libraries, education, cultural heritage) Community Engagement Dept. Wikimedia Foundation On Tue, Dec 18, 2018, 5:24 PM Gnangarra <gnanga...@gmail.com wrote: > As some who is working with oral histories this sounds interesting, > > On Wed, 19 Dec 2018 at 00:08, Sailesh Patnaik < > sailesh.patnaik...@gmail.com> wrote: > >> Congratulations, John! >> It's really nice to see that Wikimedia Sweden is bringing such amazing >> initiatives to the movement. >> >> Regards! >> >> *Sailesh Patnaik *"*????? ????????**"* >> *Community Advocate, The Centre for Internet and Society* >> https://www.linkedin.com/in/sailesh-patnaik-551a10b4 >> *Twitter*: @saileshpat >> >> >> >> On Tue, Dec 18, 2018 at 9:09 PM John Andersson < >> john.anders...@wikimedia.se> wrote: >> >>> Wikimedia Sverige is proud to be the recipient of $55,000 in support from >>> the grant-giving organization Kulturbryggan (Culture Bridge) for a >>> project >>> investigating how to best include audio files on Wikimedia Commons. >>> >>> Our work will focus on batch uploading audio files onto Wikimedia Commons >>> (with a focus on music recordings). In preparations for this, we will >>> investigate how the metadata can be included in a way that is best suited >>> for Structured Data once it gets deployed. This is a pilot project where >>> we >>> aim to discuss with the community what to include and what to exclude. >>> The >>> discussions and the requests from the community will form our planning >>> around future work with uploading audio files onto Wikimedia Commons. We >>> look forward working with the community and with the Structured Data team >>> at Wikimedia Foundation on how metadata about audio files can be included >>> in a well-structured and useful way. >>> >>> This project will connect very closely to the FindingGLAMs project and >>> will form one of the case studies included in it. In the case study we >>> will >>> provide guidance for other GLAMs and Wikimedia affiliates who want to >>> upload audio files in the future. >>> >>> The project also connects closely to Wikimedia Sverige¡¯s planned project >>> aimed at building tools to collect speech recordings. The recordings, >>> illustrating how words are pronounced etc., will then be used to improve >>> the quality of Wikispeech, a text-to-speech (TTS) system that converts >>> written text into speech. We want to see what type of speech recordings >>> can >>> and should be stored on Wikimedia Commons and what kind of metadata >>> should >>> be included there; this project will help us clarify the needs. >>> >>> Please contact John Andersson (john.anders...@wikimedia.se) if you have >>> any >>> questions. >>> >>> As always, you can find the full application available on our wiki (in >>> Swedish). >>> >>>  https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/FindingGLAMs >>> >>>  https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Wikispeech >>> >>>  >>> >>> https://se.wikimedia.org/wiki/Projekt:Fri_musik_p%C3%A5_Wikipedia_2019/Ans%C3%B6kan >>> >>> Best, >>> >>> John >>> >>> - - - - >>> >>> John Andersson >>> >>> Executive Director >>> >>> Wikimedia Sverige >>> >>> Phone: +46(0)73-3965189 >>> >>> Email: john.anders...@wikimedia.se >>> >>> Visiting address: Goto10, Hammarby Kaj 10D, 120 32 Stockholm >>> _______________________________________________ >>> Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: >>> https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines and >>> https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia-l >>> New messages to: Wikimediafirstname.lastname@example.org >>> Unsubscribe: free online bettinghttps://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, >>> <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe> >> >> _______________________________________________ >> GLAM mailing list >> g...@lists.wikimedia.org >> https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/glam >> > > > -- > GN. > Noongarpedia: https://incubator.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wp/nys/Main_Page > WMAU: http://www.wikimedia.org.au/wiki/User:Gnangarra > Photo Gallery: http://gnangarra.redbubble.com > Out now: A.Gaynor, P. Newman and P. Jennings (eds.), *Never Again: > Reflections on Environmental Responsibility after Roe 8*, UWAP, 2017. Order > here > <https://uwap.uwa.edu.au/products/never-again-reflections-on-environmental-responsibility-after-roe-8> > . > > _______________________________________________ > GLAM mailing list > g...@lists.wikimedia.org > https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/glam > _______________________________________________ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines and https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia-l New messages to: Wikimediaemail@example.com Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe>