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Erasmus prize

In November of 2015, I had the huge honor of receiving the Erasmus Prize on behalf of the Wikipedia community, along with my colleagues and friends Lodewijk , a long time volunteer, and Adele Vrana of the Wikimedia Foundation. We … Continue reading

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powers of five

OK, so I have this theory about my life and divisions of five. Hear me out. Every five years, it seems, I have had some sort of extraordinary year and/or major life change. To wit: 1995: I met the person … Continue reading

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Well, it has been an eventful three months, by which I mean: dear lord, moving is a lot of work. First things first: I did not win the WMF board election, but I could not be more pleased with the … Continue reading

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