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Sep 13, 2022

BTB Digest🕑 1 hour 9 minutes

It's another BTB Digest! Clips from five recent episodes. Matthew Westerby explains the challenges of storing dates, Lionel Scheepmans extols Wikiversity, Adam Baso and Julia Kieserman ponder the future of Wikipedia in a mechanized world, Brian Wolff shares his thoughts on Asana, and Jake Orlowitz...


Aug 30, 2022

Cindy Cicalese

🕑 1 hour 9 minutes

Cindy Cicalese is a principal engineer for the Platform Engineering team at the Wikimedia Foundation, as well as the general chair for the upcoming Semantic MediaWiki Conference, to be held October 26-28 in Breda, the Netherlands. She was the first-ever guest on this program, and now she's back...


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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