[hackerspaces] content review project

maxigas maxigas at anargeek.net
Mon Dec 31 19:05:52 CET 2018

On Mon, Dec 31 2018, aimee at ecohackerfarm.org wrote:

> Good afternoon all,
> I was at the 35c3 meeting where we discussed the need for a content review:
> 1. short term solution - systematically go through listings to verify 
> status and update content
> 2. long term solution - find good long term solutions for keeping the 
> data current and up to date
> I have volunteered to coordinate this effort and would love to get 
> started initially by finding out if there are other interested parties 
> out there willing to help.
> 1st stage - help needed with:
> a. sending a mailshot out to all active hackerspaces with a contact 
> email address on their profile to elicit action and updating profile 
> pages - I can draft an email - can someone do the sending?
> b. automatically identifying and flagging dead links on active profiles 
> and marking them as dead links on profiles
> c. visit hackerspaces in your area and updating their profile or asking 
> them to update their profile accordingly - think of this a human 
> verification to make sure they are still active and run by people (as 
> opposed to corporate bots)
> d. working with me on the harder cases ie where this is no contact info 
> and only deadlinks to update profiles to identify whether the space is 
> truly still active somehow before amending them to inactive
> Looking forward to hearing from you :-)
> Much love

Thanks for picking this up.  I am happy to collaborate if we hammer out
a workflow.  Where should we coordinate?

In particular is there someone writing some script to have all the
contact info from the wiki in a csv or something so it can be used for
sending out the emails?

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