This is the user page for Rob Lanphier (User:RobLa). See w:User:RobLa or check out my homepage on I also used to be a Wikimedia Foundation employee (from 2010 to 2016). A more complete timeline is below


Welcome to the Twenties


See User:RobLa/Journal here on, or w:User:RobLa/Journal for the trouble I'm causing on Wikipedia. Or for that matter, see for other things I'm up to.


For the decade we never figured out how to talk about verbally. See wikipedia:2010s for more about that.


I was at Internet Archive back then. I also was trying to keep electowiki


Lots of stuff with Indivisible and Swing Left.


I was pretty busy in my job at Wikimedia Foundation. See User:RobLa-WMF for most edits I've made as part of my day job. I haven't edited my User:RobLa-WMF page, but maybe I'll drop a note on his talk page, and see if he answers....


This is the decade that some refer to as the Aughts.


A lot of my work was on the Second Life wiki ( I made a few small MediaWiki improvements while I was at Linden Lab (sorry, no source available)


Work on MediaWiki: