Wikimedia Hackathon

Wikimedia Hackathon 2019 will take place in Prague, Czech Republic, on May 17th-19th, 2019

What is Hackathon?

The Wikimedia Hackathon is a major event that brings together developers from all around the world to improve the technological infrastructure of Wikipedia and other Wikimedia projects, particularly the MediaWiki platform on which they are based, and other Wikimedia code development.

Why?

Wikimedia Hackathon 2019 will be held for the first time in Prague for this reason it is a unique opportunity to contribute to help developing project run by professionals from world wide tech community Chance to network - meet and discuss in person ways of cooperation with like minded people, who are interested in fields of open sources or Wikimedia Hackathon 2019 thematic areas. In previous edition 300 participants were involved in developing 84 new projects.

Most majority of ideas went towards fostering language diversity, improving the Wikidata database, and progressing the automation in the fight against vandalism.

Do you think we could get along? Wiki principles below

200000
editors contribute to Wikimedia projects every month
485
millions
media files on Wikimedia Commons
1000
millions
unique devices access Wikimedia projects every month
316
Wikimedia Hackathon 2019 scholarship applications

How?

How to support

  • donate a sum
  • share with us your technology (wifi, charging stations, beamers
  • cooperate on gadgets and social events (DJ for the evening, tour around Prague, tickets to the museum, local food & beverages tasting)
  • sponsor a workshop or a team working on a specific project which matches your company vision and mission

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