Hackathons

  1. What we learned by making both newcomers and experienced participants feel connected and engaged at the Vienna Hackathon

    At the Wikimedia Hackathon last month, we wanted to create a warm, welcoming environment for newcomers—while also making it really easy for both new and experienced participants to learn from each other and work on their technical projects.... Read more

  2. MisinfoCon: The internet’s biggest properties converge to fight fake news

    At the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, several digital media leaders showcased their tools to help everyday people fact-check, verify, and take control of their newsfeeds.... Read more

  3. Wikimedia Hackathon finds in Jerusalem a fertile ground for experimentation

    The first non-European Wikimedia Hackathon was a smashing success, as were the nearby WikiArabia meetups in Amman and Ramallah.... Read more

  4. Developers gather in France for the 2015 Wikimedia Hackathon

    Developers from around the world gathered last month in Lyon, France for the Wikimedia Hackathon 2015. Here are some of the highlights of this edition of the annual event, which invited coders to develop new features, software and tools to make editing and reading wiki projects more enjoyable and effective.... Read more

  5. How to join a Wikipedia meetup near you (VIDEO)

    Wikipedia meetups happen all around the world and are an easy way to learn how to edit the encyclopedia. They help newcomers meet Wikipedia editors in person, get oriented, and become familiar with best practices. To find a meetup near you, check out this short video and companion FAQ.... Read more

  6. Wikimedia in Google Code-in 2014

    What happens when you combine 48 students, 30 mentors, and an endless list of tasks? During December to January, 226 Wikimedia tasks where successfully (…)... Read more

  7. A word on Facebook’s Open Academy Hackathon

  8. Wikimedia Israel Winter Hackathon 2013

  9. Volunteers and staffers teach, learn, create at Amsterdam hackathon

  10. Language Engineering Development Updates and Events