Thursday, April 9, 2015

Philippine tarsier: April 11, 2015 Monthly Business Meeting Agenda for WUaS, Where YOU can help create this Global All-Languages WIKI Online Accrediting Best STEM-centric university and school, - and in all countries too

April 11, 2015 Monthly Business Meeting Agenda for World University and School

World University and School
{Open} Business Meeting – Agenda (hour-long meeting)
April 11, 2015
9 a.m., Pacific Time

Email here if you'd like to participate:

1. Welcome and Greetings

1.1 News:

World University and School - - is newly in Media/Wiki with a list of 9000 languages, each to begin as a wiki page university or school - - and is planning for Artificial Intelligence. There are 700 WUaS pages for this as beginnings here at WUaS Wikia - - which we are moving to WUaS MediaWiki. The beginning list of courses to be taken for credit and toward majors is in this new wiki too. 

"Developing Young Leaders - World University's Fund for Internships and Fellowships Appeal" is attached and posted below (for the vision impaired) - 

Business Plan for World University and School, See, too: Dwarf lake iris: WUaS's Business Plan, In the Care of Quaker SFFM?, New Resource Bank?, Planned revenue streams -


This month we'll meet in Free Conference Call. 

The Free Conference Call number is - 
(712) 775-7031 - and the 
Access Code is - 271-412-030.

The agenda for the upcoming April 11th, 2014 WUaS, monthly, business meeting is here -

1.2 Minutes

2. Committees

2.1 Planning committee

see Master plan and Business plan below


2.2 Finance

Treasurer's report for March 2015


WUaS has the Guidestar (affiliated with the IRS) Gold Label -

2.3 Information Technology

Ongoing developments with the new WUaS in MediaWiki -

WUaS is panning for Artificial Intelligence / machine learning in all 9000+ languages and 242+ countries as wiki with, for example -

Ongoing developments with the WUaS main page -

2.4 WUaS Outreach

WUaS has shared in this month's email the new Internships' Fund Appeal as a form of outreach-

"Developing Young Leaders - World University's Fund for Internships and Fellowships' Appeal"

2.5 Hiring planning

2.6 Fundraising

In a recent email, WUaS has shared the new Internships' Fund Appeal -

"Developing Young Leaders - World University's Fund for Internships and Fellowships' Appeal"

2.7 Nominating committee

Seeking committee members, facilitators and recorders

2.8 Languages' and Countries’ committee

plan for students who's English is marginal - please attend these Language Google Hangouts

bilingual degrees? 

2.9 Accreditation committee

WUaS is seeking to develop the course listings for students in the new WUaS wiki to send into BPPE for accreditation 


WASC senior

Common Application / NACAC - how to get on their list of schools? Costs?

Become member of NACAC for Common Application

3. WUaS Master Plan

4. WUaS Business Plan

5.  WUaS Board

- is looking for a new Board member to focus WUaS fundraising

6. New WUaS pages and updates

a. Updates:

b. New pages:

Benin - 

Wikidata databases and ecosystems -

People -

Afghanistan -

Pashto language -

Gospel Singing -

Italian language -

Italy -

Social Transformation -

Information Communication Technology -

Management Information Systems -

Tibetan language -

Brazil Law School at WUaS -

Mexico Law School at WUaS -

Egypt Law School at WUaS

Tanzania, United Republic of

c. Blog entries:

Woodrow's Crinum Lily: Developing Young Leaders - World University's Fund for Internships and Fellowships' Appeal, Swathi in India in a World University (WUaS) Course in a Hangout

Philippine tarsier: April 11, 2015 Monthly Business Meeting Agenda for WUaS, Where YOU can help create this Global All-Languages WIKI Online Accrediting Best STEM-centric university and school, - and in all countries too

Western pond turtle: 60 Minutes' piece on Jimmy Wales & Wikipedia in 288 LANGUAGES, No mention of Wikipedia explicitly planning for Artificial Intelligence, machine learning, or linked open data, Added the Wikimania piece to the WIKI subject page at WUaS, WUaS technical committee, For developing Linked Open Data anticipating Artificial Intelligence and WUaS, this Wikidata email list and Kingsley Idehen's comments in it are especially helpful, Great WIKIDATA tour made by Magnus Manske, Not many online accrediting universities or schools such as WUaS planned for all 9,000+ languages and 200+ countries are planning for artificial intelligence or machine learning, and these related blog posts are the beginnings of this

Indian gazelle: I am so much eager to apply for master degree!! - from Afghanistan, Habib H from Afghanistan sent 11 documents including transcripts, ALEP presentation at Stanford Law School (Afghanistan Legal Education Project), WUaS would also like to explore hiring Stanford Law School students to teach as graduate student instructors, Your ALEP program seems extensible to all countries and main languages in them, which is really exciting and fascinating, Wikimania and CBS's 60 Minutes' recent video about Wikipedia and Jimmy Wales

Olive ridley sea turtle: Easter at Harbin, WUaS may develop projects for non-degree online learning in many languages in the developing world, MIT OCW in Spanish, Mexico Law School at WUaS

California mountain lions: Generating caring and justice with World University and School as expressions of these, potentially flourishingly, Caring and Loving wiki subject page, All the emerging WUaS Law Schools in multiple countries now, In the context of our Primate evolutionary biological history, WUaS is beginning to generate “electricity,” What was it like after Edison first generated electricity?, At WUaS could we generate caring and justice in learning and in courses, so that people feel the love and the justice, in the information exchange, like first feeling electricity's effects … what a wild idea … oh information technologies …

Oleander: Italian Practice Hangouts, Italian language World University and School (not yet in Italian), WUaS is planning to develop as an online best STEM-centric University in the vernacular, (Italian per Dante)!  Will Hangouts be where WUaS emerges interactively - and in so many languages?, Gplus Expertise

Large‐flowered fiddleneck: Singing for bliss generation, explicitly and online? On, Just enjoyed hearing this song: "Found A Wonderful Savior," ... "gospel roots," "r & b influences," "Old Time music styles" ... with these attributes cataloged for this track by the Music Genome Project, Learn to sing like this in Google group video Hangouts in real, real time, with feedback from both software, and possibly a live director, e.g. Joseph Jennings or Bernice Johnson Reagon? What would software for this look like? And in a course in edX, or similar?

Island Fox: World University with developing Artificial Intelligence can lead on the CC Academic side in all languages, "IBM is leading the integration of AI in industry," IItalian Language WUaS, Persian Language WUaS, Japan Language WUaS, Just found some MIT OCW for Italian ... :)

Elf owl: "let someone else add the translation tags" to qLabel and Wikidata, Wikipedia's database ... WUaS can help with this, qLabel, Hack Night SF

Monarch butterfly: Mexico WUaS in Spanish, Mexico Law School at WUaS, HarvardX JuryX course with Harvard Law Professor Charlie Nesson, These university and high school degrees online - Bach. Ph.D. Law, MD and IB ... see Admissions at WUaS

Parnassius: WUaS holding Conversation group video Hangouts 24/7 even, With an idea focus, What are the idea sparks to make these most fun?, How to inform/instruct the interns (e.g. Reed College students) to make these fun and stimulating?

Budgerigar: Could WUaS become as big as Twitter soon & in more languages? NYTs - "The Languages of Twitter Users," Languages at WUaS (planned for all 9,000+), DATA TEMPLATE at WUaS, emerging from and paralleling WUaS's key SUBJECT TEMPLATE as we move into MediaWiki / Wikidata where YOU could add data of your choosing, and across languages, and anticipating machine learning, Some first resources for thinking about this from the Wikidata email list

Apollo Butterfly: Decades-old sociological thesis in America that immigrants significantly enhance the economy, Switzerland WUaS and its 4 official languages WUASs, WUaS's pitch at CfA, WUAS in MediaWiki developments, A history of WUaS in wikis

Common starling: World University newly in MediaWiki, Please edit a page (like Wikipedia), Thank you - with an invitation to teach to and edit a page at WUaS, which is like Wikipedia with best STEM-centric OpenCourseWare, and planning free, CC degrees in large languages!

Siskiyou Mountains salamander: Systems Thinking, and new "Management Information Systems" wiki Subject page with MIT OCW / Yale OYC, ISSIP presentation

Machair: Old Fettesian Newsletter 2015 in Edinburgh, Scotland, Attached a photo, Please add the names of students who might be interested in "FREE and CC best STEM OCW-centric" online degrees to the new Sign Up Form here -, Replies from my former Housemaster and Keeper of the Old Fettesian Register +, "Thank you for your news update, which will definitely be featured in this year’s OF Newsletter, both in the OFs in Finance and OF News sections"

Dwarf lake iris: WUaS's Business Plan, In the Care of Quaker SFFM?, New Resource Bank?, Planned revenue streams: a) An online bookstore / computer store for text- and course books, b) fundraising from individuals, foundations ... c) collaboration financially with governments in all 242+ countries in main languages in them, for free (since CC) and best STEM OCW-centric university degrees, d) an Academic Press and journals for many of all 7,932+ languages, WUaS's gold label Guidestar listing, The dollar value of a WUaS education compared with a MIT or Stanford education at $40,000 per year for tuition alone, Might CC WUaS, CC MIT OCW, CC Yale OYC and edX all collaborate together?, Two possible revenue streams that Guidestar actually removed - will attempt to re-add them

Cushenbury oxytheca: Please invite teen and young friends to add their names to the new Sign Up Form here, Considering clerking, and at WUaS? WUaS's presentation proposal to Friends Association for Higher Education gathering in June has been accepted

Volcano rabbit: 3 new Law Schools at WUaS for Brazil, Mexico and Egypt but not yet in Portuguese, Spanish or Arabic, Harvard Law Prof. Charles Nesson, aka Eon, dean of cyberspace!, is inspiring - "JuryX: Deliberations for Social Change | HarvardX on edX | About Video" for course, I just added the following 5/5 star review to the JuryX course front page, Hoping the spirit of the late 1960s and early 1970s, which informs both the time when Library of Alexandra Director Dr. Sarageldin lived in Cambridge, MA, studying for his Harvard Ph.D. '72, as well as the freedom and openness orientation of edX, CC MIT OCW and CC Yale OYC will generate very fruitful collaborations and conversations with WUaS, Wiki Library Resources pages at WUaS for all online libraries in all 9000 languages as the next Library of Alexandra

Ocelot: "You at WUaS" database for 11 billion people in 100 years (per Hans Rosling) and 9,000+ languages as schools to begin, WUaS Logo, Universal education based on highest quality OpenCourseWare as well as for open teaching and learning in wiki schools in all 9,000 + languages (extinct ones too), Developing "You at WUaS" with registrar and multilingual courses' databases are highest priorities, WUaS and Volunteers, Burma WUaS and the main Nation States' page

Dugong Marsa Alam: "Another discussion on AI - good or evil?", WUaS's "Artificial Intelligence" wiki subject / school, Let's construct AI for the "good", at WUaS especially, planned for all 7,870 (living) languages, and accrediting in large languages first (e.g. on CC MIT OCW which is in 7 languages, for example, for online university degrees), We have the opportunity to shape AI for the good in far-reaching ways, "CSIG Talk: Cognitive Work Assistants: Vision and Open Challenges," New WUaS MediaWiki wiki

Atlantic right whale: "Navigating Clinical Trails," and Harvard's Dana Farber Cancer Institute, WUaS's Clinical Trials at WUaS (for all languages), WUaS is planning to be in all 7,870 languages and 242 countries

African penguins: India clothes as SPACESUITS ... to enter into the "cultural virtual," Similarly Scottish Country Dancing clothes, Harbin clothing-optionalness in the warm pool, Happy St. Patrick's Day, "India World University and School," "Scottish Country Dancing," "WATSU" wiki subject schools at WUaS, Culture as being in thee "zones"

Whooping Crane: Key CC Public WIKI World University and School resources, WUAS's G+ Community page, @WorldUnivandSch, WUaS blog -, Scott MacLeod's "global university" label in blog, Main "Subjects" wiki page in Wikia wiki, WUaS Email Address

Little penguin: Universitians, would you like to develop a major at WUaS?, WUaS is currently planning to draw video courses from CC MIT OCW, CC Yale OYC, edX with its open goals and principles, Yale online courses, with some free courses and other developing sources for free online courses, and with stable URLs

Vaquita: March 14, 2015 Monthly Business Meeting Minutes, Agenda and Blog Entries from WUaS and Scott for World University and School

7. SF f/Friends/Quaker WUaS developments

World University and School is holding ongoing WUaS hive meeting spaces on Mondays and Wednesdays from 10a-12 at American Friends Service Committee / San Francisco Friends' Meeting in SF, with fruitful collaborations emerging. 

Ongoing conversation with SFFM and SF Bay Area Friends about WUaS.

8. Closure

9. Next WUaS Monthly Business Meeting - Saturday, May 9, 2015, 9 am Pacific Time

Scott MacLeod

President and Head Clerk
- 415 480 4577
- PO Box 442, (86 Ridgecrest Road), Canyon, CA 94516

- World University and School - like Wikipedia with best STEM-centric OpenCourseWare - incorporated as a nonprofit university and school in California, and is a U.S. 501 (c) (3) tax-exempt educational organization, both effective April 2010.


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