Submissions/WikiProjects and Automation

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Information

This is an open submission for Wikimania 2010.


Title of the submission

WikiProjects and Automation: Be lazy so you can work hard

Type of submission (workshop, tutorial, panel, presentation)

Presentation

Author of the submission

Gaëtan Landry

E-mail address or username (if username, please confirm email address in Special:Preferences)
Country of origin

Canada

Affiliation, if any (organization, company etc.)

None

Personal homepage or blog

http://theheadbomb.blogspot.com/

Abstract (please use no less than 300 words to describe your proposal)

My experience as a coordinator on several WikiProjects and large-scopes collaboration has led me to make great use of the bot-writing community found on the English Wikipedia. In this talk, I would like to share this experience with others, and discuss a few bots and their impact on Wikipedia. Particularly:

Track (People and Community/Knowledge and Collaboration/Infrastructure)

Knowledge and Collaboration

Will you attend Wikimania if your submission is not accepted?

Yes

Slides or further information (optional)

The talk will be in English, but I can answer questions in either French or English

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