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Director, Head of Research, Wikimedia Foundation

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User Details

User Since
Dec 2 2014, 10:55 PM (250 w, 1 d)
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IRC Nick
DarTar
LDAP User
DarTar
MediaWiki User
Dario (WMF) [ Global Accounts ]

Recent Activity

Feb 15 2019

DarTar moved T190528: Change references to "Wikimedia Research" on research.wikimedia.org to "Wikimedia Foundation Research" from In Progress to Done (current quarter) on the Research board.
Feb 15 2019, 11:42 PM · Patch-For-Review, Research-management, Research, Research-landing-page
DarTar closed T190528: Change references to "Wikimedia Research" on research.wikimedia.org to "Wikimedia Foundation Research" as Declined.
Feb 15 2019, 11:41 PM · Patch-For-Review, Research-management, Research, Research-landing-page
DarTar moved T172795: Document the procedure and workflow for sockpuppet detection from Time Sensitive to Staged on the Research board.
Feb 15 2019, 11:41 PM · artificial-intelligence, Research
DarTar reassigned T172795: Document the procedure and workflow for sockpuppet detection from DarTar to leila.
Feb 15 2019, 11:41 PM · artificial-intelligence, Research
DarTar placed T144604: Create open data registry entries for Analytics data (PVs and UDs) up for grabs.
Feb 15 2019, 11:40 PM · Research-Backlog, Data-release
DarTar reassigned T150542: Rewrite Wikimedia Server Access Responsibilities to account for research/analytics use cases from DarTar to leila.
Feb 15 2019, 11:40 PM · Research-Backlog, Research-management
DarTar placed T150813: Import Wikimedia Research output into Wikidata up for grabs.
Feb 15 2019, 11:40 PM · WikiCite, Research
DarTar moved T129407: Write report on impact of referrer policy rollout from Staged to Done (current quarter) on the Research board.
Feb 15 2019, 11:39 PM · Documentation, Research, Research-outreach
DarTar closed T129407: Write report on impact of referrer policy rollout as Declined.
Feb 15 2019, 11:39 PM · Documentation, Research, Research-outreach
DarTar closed T129407: Write report on impact of referrer policy rollout, a subtask of T99174: [Epic] Wikimedia dark traffic, as Declined.
Feb 15 2019, 11:39 PM · Research-Backlog, Epic, Research-consulting
DarTar moved T166190: Update page on Meta on indicators of toxic conversations from Staged to Done (current quarter) on the Research board.
Feb 15 2019, 11:39 PM · Research-2017-18-Q2, Anti-Harassment, Research
DarTar updated subscribers of T166190: Update page on Meta on indicators of toxic conversations.

I asked @Yiqingh to flesh out a bit the page on Meta to reflect the main output of WikiConv, but otherwise this ticket is closed.

Feb 15 2019, 11:39 PM · Research-2017-18-Q2, Anti-Harassment, Research
DarTar moved T144436: Apply for a Funder ID for WMF from Staged to Done (current quarter) on the Research board.
Feb 15 2019, 11:38 PM · Research-management, Research
DarTar moved T170689: Language gaps in Wikipedia: microstory on social from Staged to Done (current quarter) on the Research board.
Feb 15 2019, 11:38 PM · Research-outreach, Research
DarTar closed T170689: Language gaps in Wikipedia: microstory on social as Declined.
Feb 15 2019, 11:38 PM · Research-outreach, Research
DarTar reassigned T175178: Public research JDs from DarTar to leila.
Feb 15 2019, 11:38 PM · Research-management, Research
DarTar moved T175214: Quantifying the value of WMF's formal collaboration program from Staged to Done (current quarter) on the Research board.
Feb 15 2019, 11:37 PM · Research-collaborations, Research-management, Research
DarTar closed T175214: Quantifying the value of WMF's formal collaboration program as Declined.
Feb 15 2019, 11:37 PM · Research-collaborations, Research-management, Research
DarTar closed T175214: Quantifying the value of WMF's formal collaboration program, a subtask of T171222: [Objective 4.4.2] Research collaborations with industry and academia, as Declined.
Feb 15 2019, 11:37 PM · Epic, Research-Programs
DarTar placed T186270: Research team process and technical blockers (items from our 2018 offsite) up for grabs.
Feb 15 2019, 11:37 PM · Research-management
DarTar reassigned T189339: An expert panel to produce recommendations on open data sharing for public good from DarTar to Nuria.
Feb 15 2019, 11:37 PM · Privacy, Data-release, Analytics
DarTar moved T189342: [Talk] EHESS/OuiShare talk (April 2018) from Staged to Done (current quarter) on the Research board.
Feb 15 2019, 11:36 PM · Research-outreach, Research
DarTar reassigned T198656: [CDP-3 1.1] A map of verifiability of information in Wikimedia projects from DarTar to Miriam.
Feb 15 2019, 11:36 PM · Research
DarTar moved T205998: Research Showcase October 2018 from Staged to Done (current quarter) on the Research board.
Feb 15 2019, 11:36 PM · Research
DarTar moved T211244: Run the off-boarding for two formal collaborations from Staged to Done (current quarter) on the Research board.
Feb 15 2019, 11:36 PM · Research-consulting, Research-management, Research
DarTar added a comment to T211244: Run the off-boarding for two formal collaborations.

@leila I believe we covered the status of both projects, closing this ticket.

Feb 15 2019, 11:35 PM · Research-consulting, Research-management, Research

Jan 24 2019

DarTar added a comment to T213969: Citation Usage: run third round of data collection.

@bmansurov I forgot to post a big thank you here. For the remaining items you mention, is there anything @RyanSteinberg and team or we can do to help?

Jan 24 2019, 4:42 PM · Patch-For-Review, Analytics, Research, Knowledge-Integrity, Epic

Jan 18 2019

DarTar updated subscribers of T213969: Citation Usage: run third round of data collection.

@bmansurov thanks for the detailed explanation. I defer to @tizianopiccardi and @Miriam on the best strategy to check for potential regressions from a data consumer perspective (it might be tricky to reproduce the various workflows that may trigger errors locally). @EBernhardson if there's anything I can do to help make a case for expediting this, let me know (bribe_mode="on").

Jan 18 2019, 1:03 AM · Patch-For-Review, Analytics, Research, Knowledge-Integrity, Epic

Jan 17 2019

DarTar added a comment to T213969: Citation Usage: run third round of data collection.

@bmansurov thanks for announcing the timeline. Is it unrealistic to have the patch reviewed and a deployment scheduled before All Hands week? This would give our collaborators two more weeks to start the analysis.

Jan 17 2019, 4:58 PM · Patch-For-Review, Analytics, Research, Knowledge-Integrity, Epic

Jan 15 2019

DarTar updated the task description for T212350: Research Showcase January 2019.
Jan 15 2019, 11:58 PM · Research
DarTar triaged T213873: Hebrew Wikipedia data from citations with identifiers is empty as Low priority.
Jan 15 2019, 10:57 PM · Research-Backlog, Internet-Archive
DarTar created T213873: Hebrew Wikipedia data from citations with identifiers is empty.
Jan 15 2019, 10:57 PM · Research-Backlog, Internet-Archive
DarTar added a comment to T212493: Clean up staging db.

@elukey same for all dartar_* tables, they can safely be removed.

Jan 15 2019, 5:52 PM · Analytics-Kanban, Analytics

Dec 17 2018

DarTar moved T203192: Research Showcase September 2018 from In Progress to Done (current quarter) on the Research board.
Dec 17 2018, 9:16 PM · Research
DarTar assigned T211891: Invite speakers to Wiki Workshop to Miriam.
Dec 17 2018, 9:15 PM · Research-outreach, Research
DarTar updated the task description for T211891: Invite speakers to Wiki Workshop.
Dec 17 2018, 9:15 PM · Research-outreach, Research
DarTar moved T211891: Invite speakers to Wiki Workshop from Staged to In Progress on the Research board.
Dec 17 2018, 9:08 PM · Research-outreach, Research

Dec 16 2018

DarTar created T212089: Highlight statements that violate constraints.
Dec 16 2018, 6:41 PM · Wikidata, Wikibase-Quality-Constraints

Dec 5 2018

DarTar updated the task description for T208912: Research Showcase December 2018.
Dec 5 2018, 7:55 PM · Research

Dec 4 2018

DarTar updated the task description for T208912: Research Showcase December 2018.
Dec 4 2018, 8:14 PM · Research
DarTar updated the task description for T208912: Research Showcase December 2018.
Dec 4 2018, 8:09 PM · Research
DarTar updated the task description for T208912: Research Showcase December 2018.
Dec 4 2018, 8:09 PM · Research

Dec 3 2018

DarTar moved T205650: Isaac: Systems and Programs onboarding from Time Sensitive to Done (current quarter) on the Research board.
Dec 3 2018, 7:45 PM · Research

Nov 28 2018

DarTar created T210679: Make WDQS auto-completion keyboard shortcut configurable.
Nov 28 2018, 11:20 PM · Wikidata Query UI, Wikidata

Nov 26 2018

DarTar awarded T209298: access to analytics-privatedata-users for @toddleroux, @Afandian, & @RyanSteinberg a Like token.
Nov 26 2018, 6:28 PM · Patch-For-Review, SRE-Access-Requests, Research-Programs, Operations
DarTar updated subscribers of T209298: access to analytics-privatedata-users for @toddleroux, @Afandian, & @RyanSteinberg.

Regarding "a reference for the signed MOU/NDA", the process we've followed so far is to use the tracker maintained by @RStallman-legalteam called "NDA and MOU: Volunteer accounts with Server and LDAP-level access", which is the authoritative source of information.

Nov 26 2018, 4:18 PM · Patch-For-Review, SRE-Access-Requests, Research-Programs, Operations
DarTar added a comment to T209298: access to analytics-privatedata-users for @toddleroux, @Afandian, & @RyanSteinberg.

If possible, can we move forward at least on Ryan Steinberg's access?

I will schedule it for approval, pending your meeting and ok of @DarTar and @Miriam as sponsors.

Nov 26 2018, 4:15 PM · Patch-For-Review, SRE-Access-Requests, Research-Programs, Operations

Oct 26 2018

DarTar added a comment to T193969: track percentage of articles making use of data from Wikidata.

Also: do we have the complementary chart? How much of Wikidata, by class, is reused?

Oct 26 2018, 10:58 PM · User-GoranSMilovanovic, WMDE-Analytics-Engineering, Wikidata
DarTar added a comment to T193969: track percentage of articles making use of data from Wikidata.

Please expand in the report what's meant by "Wikidata usage", it's ambiguous and could be interpreted as items linked vs statement-level data reused via templates.

Oct 26 2018, 10:56 PM · User-GoranSMilovanovic, WMDE-Analytics-Engineering, Wikidata

Oct 5 2018

GitHub <noreply@github.com> committed rRLP03b0df79cf39: Merge pull request #1 from wikimedia/dartar-patch-2 (authored by DarTar).
Merge pull request #1 from wikimedia/dartar-patch-2
Oct 5 2018, 7:46 PM
GitHub <noreply@github.com> committed rRLP55c0ac1e5afb: Update team.html (authored by DarTar).
Update team.html
Oct 5 2018, 7:46 PM
GitHub <noreply@github.com> committed rRLPdc6876ab8aae: Add files via upload (authored by DarTar).
Add files via upload
Oct 5 2018, 7:46 PM
DarTar updated the task description for T205650: Isaac: Systems and Programs onboarding.
Oct 5 2018, 5:56 PM · Research
DarTar updated the task description for T205650: Isaac: Systems and Programs onboarding.
Oct 5 2018, 5:42 PM · Research
DarTar updated the task description for T205650: Isaac: Systems and Programs onboarding.
Oct 5 2018, 5:37 PM · Research
DarTar added a member for acl*research_collaborations_policy_admins: Isaac.
Oct 5 2018, 5:31 PM

Oct 4 2018

DarTar added a comment to T205840: Server Access for Isaac Johnson.

Approved, thanks.

Oct 4 2018, 2:34 PM · Patch-For-Review, Operations, SRE-Access-Requests, Research

Sep 28 2018

DarTar added a comment to T205325: Remove broken campaign=leftNavSignup code.

Regarding the results, this was reported and discussed internally and apparently we didn't do the due diligence to complete the final report on Meta (I remember this was one of the last experiments the team ran before a change in product ownership). I can try and dig up the analysis in the coming days if that's helpful for future experiments.

Sep 28 2018, 6:43 PM · Readers-Web-Backlog (Readers-Web-Kanbanana-Board-2018-19-Q2), MinervaNeue, MW-1.32-notes (WMF-deploy-2018-09-25 (1.32.0-wmf.23)), Patch-For-Review
DarTar added a comment to T205325: Remove broken campaign=leftNavSignup code.

oh dear, @Jdlrobson this was done at the request of the then mobile PM. I am baffled to hear the campaign code is still in there. You have my blessing to remove it. Let me know if I can help in any way.

Sep 28 2018, 6:40 PM · Readers-Web-Backlog (Readers-Web-Kanbanana-Board-2018-19-Q2), MinervaNeue, MW-1.32-notes (WMF-deploy-2018-09-25 (1.32.0-wmf.23)), Patch-For-Review

Sep 27 2018

DarTar updated the task description for T205650: Isaac: Systems and Programs onboarding.
Sep 27 2018, 8:53 PM · Research
DarTar updated the task description for T205650: Isaac: Systems and Programs onboarding.
Sep 27 2018, 8:13 PM · Research
DarTar updated the task description for T205650: Isaac: Systems and Programs onboarding.
Sep 27 2018, 8:13 PM · Research
DarTar updated the task description for T205650: Isaac: Systems and Programs onboarding.
Sep 27 2018, 8:12 PM · Research
DarTar updated the task description for T205650: Isaac: Systems and Programs onboarding.
Sep 27 2018, 8:12 PM · Research
DarTar triaged T205650: Isaac: Systems and Programs onboarding as High priority.
Sep 27 2018, 5:36 PM · Research

Sep 20 2018

DarTar updated the task description for T199189: [2.3] External links/references event stream.
Sep 20 2018, 9:29 PM · Core Platform Team Legacy (Watching / External), Services (watching), Knowledge-Integrity, Epic

Sep 13 2018

DarTar updated subscribers of T203192: Research Showcase September 2018.

@Capt_Swing will you be my IRC host?

Sep 13 2018, 11:28 PM · Research
DarTar updated the task description for T203192: Research Showcase September 2018.
Sep 13 2018, 11:28 PM · Research

Sep 12 2018

DarTar moved T203192: Research Showcase September 2018 from Staged to In Progress on the Research board.
Sep 12 2018, 9:20 PM · Research

Sep 11 2018

DarTar claimed T203192: Research Showcase September 2018.
Sep 11 2018, 9:20 PM · Research
DarTar triaged T204086: Quarterly check-in, Siegel Family Endowment as Normal priority.
Sep 11 2018, 9:20 PM · Research-collaborations, Research
DarTar created T204086: Quarterly check-in, Siegel Family Endowment.
Sep 11 2018, 9:19 PM · Research-collaborations, Research

Aug 29 2018

Gamaliel awarded T203051: Add a [citation needed] button for unsourced statements in Wikidata a Love token.
Aug 29 2018, 12:23 AM · Wikidata
Gamaliel awarded T203051: Add a [citation needed] button for unsourced statements in Wikidata a Love token.
Aug 29 2018, 12:23 AM · Wikidata
DarTar created T203051: Add a [citation needed] button for unsourced statements in Wikidata.
Aug 29 2018, 12:07 AM · Wikidata

Aug 24 2018

DarTar moved T202731: Launch and advertise Wikilabels second pilot from Staged to Done (current quarter) on the Research board.
Aug 24 2018, 11:54 PM · Research-2017-18-Q4, Research, Research-2017-18-Q3
DarTar moved T192477: Characterize the accessibility of sources cited in Wikipedia from In Progress to Done (current quarter) on the Research board.
Aug 24 2018, 11:54 PM · WikiCite, Research-2017-18-Q4, Research

Aug 23 2018

DarTar added a comment to T132809: Teahouse Q&A dynamics.

@Capt_Swing can we close this?

Aug 23 2018, 4:10 AM · Research, Epic, Teahouse
DarTar moved T200833: Research Showcase August 2018 from In Progress to Done (current quarter) on the Research board.
Aug 23 2018, 4:08 AM · User-srodlund, Research-outreach, Research

Aug 15 2018

DarTar added a comment to T201209: WikiCite roadmap discussion: Report from Wikimania.

Published and announced it on the lists.

Aug 15 2018, 9:47 PM · WikiCite, Research
DarTar moved T201209: WikiCite roadmap discussion: Report from Wikimania from In Progress to Done (current quarter) on the Research board.
Aug 15 2018, 9:46 PM · WikiCite, Research

Aug 13 2018

DarTar updated subscribers of T200559: Exposing revIDs (nothing more) of deleted/suppressed edits for research to respect their removal.

Adding @Ottomata for visibility on the EventStream side of things.

Aug 13 2018, 11:15 PM · Research-Backlog, Trust-and-Safety, Privacy, Anti-Harassment

Aug 12 2018

DarTar created T201795: Setting marker size from a query in map visualization mode.
Aug 12 2018, 9:00 PM · Wikidata, Wikidata Query UI
DarTar added a comment to T97566: Provide another way to surface usage instructions besides tacking them onto descriptions.

I think the way to solve the issue is to use P2559. For this to happen, it seems to be we need:

  • A way for wbsearchentity to return P2559 (which implies, to return any additional data, configurable as P2559 for Wikidata). We may want to use T189744: Add hints parameter to wbsearchentities here or any other way to ask for it from client-side, or configure it server-side.
  • An UI acommodation to display usage instructions. Here some UX specialist help would be useful.
Aug 12 2018, 5:37 PM · User-Smalyshev, User-Daniel, Mobile-Apps, MediaWiki-extensions-WikibaseRepository, Wikidata
DarTar awarded T97566: Provide another way to surface usage instructions besides tacking them onto descriptions a Burninate token.
Aug 12 2018, 5:32 PM · User-Smalyshev, User-Daniel, Mobile-Apps, MediaWiki-extensions-WikibaseRepository, Wikidata

Aug 11 2018

DarTar moved T200380: WikiCite 2018 planning kickoff from Time Sensitive to Done (current quarter) on the Research board.
Aug 11 2018, 3:59 PM · WikiCite, Research

Aug 10 2018

DarTar set the image for address-knowledge-gaps to F24778832: profile.
Aug 10 2018, 10:49 PM
DarTar updated the task description for T200833: Research Showcase August 2018.
Aug 10 2018, 10:45 PM · User-srodlund, Research-outreach, Research
DarTar moved T200833: Research Showcase August 2018 from Time Sensitive to In Progress on the Research board.
Aug 10 2018, 10:44 PM · User-srodlund, Research-outreach, Research
DarTar archived Knowledge Gaps.
Aug 10 2018, 10:04 PM
DarTar moved T192845: CSCW 2018 Cycle two Program Committee from In Progress to Done (current quarter) on the Research board.
Aug 10 2018, 9:47 PM · Research
DarTar set the image for Knowledge Gaps to F24778024: profile.
Aug 10 2018, 9:35 PM
DarTar created Knowledge Gaps.
Aug 10 2018, 9:34 PM

Aug 3 2018

DarTar moved T192845: CSCW 2018 Cycle two Program Committee from In Progress to Done (current quarter) on the Research board.
Aug 3 2018, 10:57 PM · Research
DarTar moved T150387: Document data release workflow from In Progress to Done (current quarter) on the Research board.
Aug 3 2018, 10:57 PM · Documentation, Data-release, Research
DarTar moved T198506: Research Showcase July 2018 from In Progress to Done (current quarter) on the Research board.
Aug 3 2018, 10:57 PM · Research
DarTar triaged T196640: Dry run deployment of CitationUsage schema instrumentation as Normal priority.
Aug 3 2018, 10:56 PM · Research-2017-18-Q4, Research
DarTar triaged T201209: WikiCite roadmap discussion: Report from Wikimania as Normal priority.
Aug 3 2018, 10:00 PM · WikiCite, Research
DarTar created T201209: WikiCite roadmap discussion: Report from Wikimania.
Aug 3 2018, 9:59 PM · WikiCite, Research

Aug 1 2018

DarTar moved T200833: Research Showcase August 2018 from Staged to Time Sensitive on the Research board.
Aug 1 2018, 5:49 PM · User-srodlund, Research-outreach, Research