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Aug 16, 2022

🕑 53 minutesDave AndersonLawrence McCray

Lawrence McCray and Dave Anderson (left to right) are the founder and lead developer, respectively, of the site Protoball, a wiki about the prehistory and early history of baseball.

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Aug 2, 2022

Jake Orlowitz

🕑 1 hour 22 minutes

Jake Orlowitz is the lead of the management consulting company WikiBlueprint. Before founding WikiBlueprint, he worked at the Wikimedia Foundation, where his projects included The Wikipedia Library and The Wikipedia Adventure. He has been open about his former struggles with mental health, and...


Jul 19, 2022

Brian Wolff

🕑 1 hour 7 minutes

Brian Wolff is back on the program - he was a longtime member of the Security team at the Wikimedia Foundation, then worked at Asana, and is now temporarily unemployed. He is still thankfully involved with MediaWiki as a volunteer developer.

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Jul 5, 2022

Julie KiesermanAdam Baso

🕑 1 hour 14 minutes

Adam Baso and Julia Kieserman are both developers in the Abstract Wikipedia group at the Wikimedia Foundation; Adam is the director of engineering, while Julia is a senior software engineer.

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Jun 21, 2022

BTB Digest

🕑 30 minutes

It's another BTB Digest episode! Mike Cariaso explains why you should use SQLite, Tyler Cipriani talks about teaching deployment to volunteers, Dror Snir-Haim compares translation options, Alex Hollender defends sticky headers, Kunal Mehta criticizes Bitcoin miners, and...