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James Forrester
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jdforrester: The BM's Chinese Pottery Room is indeed lovely: A room full of China in the British Museum http://t.co/LWg0rn3R
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jdforrester: Nice analysis (and I do love the programme): The Economics of Netflix's $100 Million New Show http://t.co/Zopkh5rZ
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jdforrester: Interest usability review of Windows 8 from Jakob Nielsen's Alertbox (spoiler: they're not fans) http://t.co/0dsQaomo
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jdforrester: An excellent move: JSTOR provides free access to Wikipedia editors via pilot program http://t.co/0C9tpBJv
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jdforrester: Interesting analysis of where Hollande may drive Euroland: Is Hollande more like Rajoy or Monti? http://t.co/u8MgpgHG
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jdforrester: "homes in London are worth £1.1tn, accounting for [1/4] the entire value despite making up just 12% of the total stock" http://t.co/F3KweFjb
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Wikimania 2012
Thu, July 12, 2012, 9:00 AM
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jdforrester: Mapumental Property is awesome http://t.co/mnd57waH - great to see some good coverage http://t.co/y8EMLcdO of their work!
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jdforrester: Thankfully we don't see this too often on Wikipedia: LTR http://t.co/QHCWybcQ
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jdforrester: Wow, what an amazing change for my former London baths: Ironmonger Row Baths Reopen With A Visit From Ellie Simmonds http://t.co/UhW7zJBq
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jdforrester: Great post by @hubmum: Running events and trying to please everyone #britruby http://t.co/tGSNmkIf
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Education
  • University of Warwick
    MEng, Computer Science, 2001 - 2005
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Somewhat senior Wikimedian and now product manager at the Wikimedia Foundation, infrequent coder, consistent political geek, IT-specialist former British Civil Servant.
Employment
  • Wikimedia Foundation
    Product Manager, VisualEditor, 2012 - present
  • Her Majesty's Government
    Digital Engagement policy, Government Digital Service, Cabinet Office, 2011 - 2012
  • Her Majesty's Government
    Acting Head, data.gov.uk, Cabinet Office, 2009 - 2011
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San Francisco
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London