Brandon Harris

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Brandon Harris

Wikimedia Foundation

Biography

Senior Designer, Wikimedia Foundation

Brandon Harris is the Senior Designer for the Wikimedia Foundation, the non-profit behind Wikipedia, and has worked there since 2010. He has also worked at a number of game companies in the past. He is perhaps best known to you as the unsmiling banner ad face during the Wikipedia fundraiser. His personal website is http://www.gaijin.com/ and you can follow him with @jorm.

Open Source Bridge 2013

Sessions for this user

* The "Oh Shit" Graph: What We Can Learn From Wikipedia's Editor Decline Trend

Wikipedia and the other Wikimedia projects have been hemorrhaging editors for the past five years. We're going to talk about the reasons why, how they can affect other projects, and what you can do to prevent it in yours.
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Brandon Harris

Open Source Bridge 2012

Sessions for this user

* Identity, Reputation and Gratitude: Designing for a Community

How is Wikipedia designing its user experiences? In a larger sense, how do you design for a collaborative community -- the type of social network where people make things together? Brandon Harris, senior designer for the Wikimedia Foundation, explains.
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Brandon Harris