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Calendar

January

8-11 Jimmy in Jerusalem and Tel Aviv, Israel.
21-22 Jimmy in Cambridge, Massachusetts (Blogging, Journalism and Credibility: Battleground and Common Ground)

February

9 Jimmy in Palo Alto (Stanford University lecture series)
16 Jimmy in Helsinki, Finland (Nokia : Internet as a Platform for Value Creation)
20-22 Jimmy in St. Petersburg, Florida (Journalism and Business Values Conference: Smart Strategies, Sound Decisions)
26-27 Jimmy in Brussels, Belgium (FOSDEM)

March

3 Jimmy does a local radio interview in Tampa, Florida
5 Chemnitzer Linuxtage
10 Cebit 2005
14-17 Jimmy at ETech in San Diego, California
17 Buchmesse Leipzig(-20)
18 Jimmy in Barcelona (CCC Free Culture event)
21-26 Jimmy at the Doors of Perception 8 conference in New Delhi
26 London meetup

April

14-17 Anthere in Helsinki, Finland (PixelAche}
18-20 Angela in Pretoria, South Africa (FLOSS)
18-21 Jimmy in Santa Clara, California (MySQL Users Conference)
25-26 Jimmy at Harvard Law School, Boston, Massachusetts
27 Jimmy at Haverford College, Haverford, Pennsylvania
28-29 Jimmy in New York, New York (Gel Conference 2005)

May

5 Jimmy at MIT Media Lab (Digital Life Sponsor Meeting)
10-15 Jimmy in Zagreb, Croatia and Belgrade, Serbia.
30-31 Jimmy in Amsterdam, The Netherlands (Holland Open free software conference)

June

2 Jimmy in Hamburg, Germany (Deutscher Trendtag (German Trend Day)
3 Jimmy in Dresden, Germany (Wikipedia-Tag)
10-11 Jimmy in Copenhagen, Denmark (Reboot7)
15-18 Jimmy at Cornell University, Ithaca, New York
21-23 Jimmy in Karlsruhe, Germany (LinuxTag)
24 Jimmy in San Sebastian, Spain (Free culture event)
27 Jimmy in Chicago, Illinois (American Library Association conference)

July

5-9 Jimmy in Dijon, France (RMLL)
12-15 Jimmy in Oxford, UK (TEDGLOBAL)
14-18 Jimmy in Barcelona, Spain (Free Culture Event)

August

1-4 Wikimania:Hacking Days
5-7 Wikimania (Main conference)
10 CEE meetup
23 Jimmy presenting Wikipedia to Best Buy and The Geek Squad

September

16 Jimmy at Depaul University, Chicago, Illinois (Colloquium talk about Wikipedia and Wikinews)
20-23 Jimmy in Salvador, Bahia, Brazil (ICML9)
28-29 Jimmy at MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts (Emerging Technologies Conference at MIT)


Gallery
Kalø Castle in Denmark, build in 1313.
By Malene Thyssen
Westminster Tube station on the London Underground.
By ChrisO
Buddha figure overgrown by fig in Wat Mahatat in Ayutthaya historic park, Thailand.
By Ahoerstemeier
Root Canal procedure: unhealthy tooth, drilling, filing with endofile, rubber filling and crown.
By Jeremy Kemp
A bee collecting pollen at the Del Mar fairgrounds.
By MarkSweep
Nuclear detonation from the "Tumbler Snapper" test series.
By Deglr6328
Costumed musicians in New Orleans during a Mardi Gras festival, 2003.
By Infrogmation
A dolphin surfs the wake of a research boat on the Banana River - near the Kennedy Space Center.
(Photo from NASA). By Solipsist
A Sawfly orchid in St. Elm, Mallorca.
By Orchi
A 2.5 kg brick is supported on top of a piece of aerogel weighing only 2 grams.
(Photo from NASA). By rian0918
Schematic illustration of an egg.
By Horst Frank
180° panorama of Alhambra court yard.
By Bernd Untiedt
Cherry tree in spring bloom.
By Barfooz


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The Road Ahead

Expansion. Revision. Publication. Next-generation Trolls. Year Five . A great many things lurk just around the corner; new chapters, new publications, new groups of readers and researchers. What can we do with all of them; how will the community manage? Finding out is half the excitement.

Medina Agadir2.jpg

On a dark office evening,
Sat down in my chair.
Sharp smell of stale coffee
Circling round in the air.
Suddenly on the webpage
There came a flickering light.
My head grew heavy, and my sight grew dim;
I had to stop for the night.
There it was in the link list:
"Edit page; you'll do well"
And I was thinking to myself
This could be Heaven or this could be Hell!
Then it lit up the quickbar
And it showed me the way.
There were pages begging clean-up;
I thought I heard them say-ay:


Welcome to the Hotel Wikipedia
Such a lovely place (Such a lovely place)
So much empty space...
Plenty of work at the Hotel Wikipedia
Any time of year
You can find us here...

Many links in the Portal
Disambigs won't suffice
And users said,
We are all just prisoners here
Of our own device.
And in the Most Requested
The list of pages increased;
They edit it with their steely knives
But they just can't kill the.
Last thing I remember,
I couldn't take any more.
I had to find the hyperlink back
to the life I had before
Relax, said the,
We are programmed to receive.
You can log out any time you like
But your work can never leave.

Welcome to the Hotel Wikipedia
Such a lovely place
So much empty space
They're typing it in at the Hotel Wikipedia
Things that you can do—
s, too—

— by Elf (to the tune of "Hotel California")