Josh Lim

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Josh Lim

Wikimedia Philippines

Biography

Josh Lim is a student at the Ateneo de Manila University in Quezon City, Metro Manila, the Philippines, majoring in Political Science. He is also a longtime Wikipedia editor, having edited since April 2005, and is currently sitting on the Board of Trustees of Wikimedia Philippines, the Philippine local chapter of the Wikimedia Foundation.

Since 2011, he has taken interest in analyzing social relations on the Wikimedia projects, and hopes that he can contribute something meaningful to the discipline somehow.

Sessions for this user

* Sharing Beyond "Sharing": Fostering an Open Sharing Culture in the Philippines

Filipinos are known for sharing. From chain text messages, to photos, to videos, even to gossip and covering recent events in our own little communities, there seems to be an openness to sharing information: in fact, the Philippines is the so-called "social networking capital of the world". But can this openness to sharing information translate into the open source movement? I seek to provide possible answers to that question.
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Josh Lim