Google summer of code

  1. Wikimedia Highlights, November 2015

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    Here are highlights from across the Wikimedia movement, as reported on this blog in November 2015: Artificial intelligence service gives Wikipedians ‘X-ray specs’ to see through bad edits; Wikimedia’s Funds Dissemination Committee—how to fairly distribute money in a global movement; Check out these new features and extensions kicked off at Google Summer of Code 2015; and more.... Read more

  2. Check out these new features and extensions kicked off at Google Summer of Code 2015

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    The last Google Summer of Code and Outreachy rounds are over. Take a look to the awesome projects completed and the the new features that you should keep an eye out for! For the first time, all Wikimedia projects that passed the evaluation were immediately deployed in production or Wikimedia Labs.... Read more

  3. Apply for an internship with the Language engineering team

    Quim Gil, the Wikimedia Foundation’s Technical Contributor Coordinator, recently wrote about internship programs that the Wikimedia tech community participates in. These programs provide a valuable platform for a diverse group of contributors and nurture deeper collaboration across open source communities. He also shared details about participating in Google Summer of Code (GSoC) and Outreac... Read more

  4. FLOSS internship programs as catalysts for richer community collaboration

    These days we are welcoming a new wave of candidates for Google Summer of Code and FOSS Outreach Program for Women (OPW) internships. Interested? Stop reading and hurry up! Or keep reading to learn why these free software mentorship programs are doing so much good. Since 2006, Wikimedia has mentored 32 GSoC students. From those, only one (3.13%) was a woman (accepted in 2011), and she didn’t... Read more

  5. Wikimedia Foundation selects nine students for summer software projects

    We received 63 proposals for this year’s Google Summer of Code, and several mentors put many hours into evaluating project ideas, discussing them with applicants and making the tough decisions. We’re happy to announce our final choices, the Google Summer of Code students for 2012: Ankur Anand, working on integrating Flickr upload and geolocation into UploadWizard. WMF engineer Ryan Kal... Read more

  6. Project ideas, students, and mentors wanted to improve Wikimedia tech this summer

    For the seventh year in a row, Wikimedia Foundation is participating in the Google Summer of Code program. Google Summer of Code (GSoC) is a program where Google pays summer students USD 5000 each to code for open source projects for three months (read more). We hope 2012’s students will develop useful chunks of MediaWiki, help us get their code shipped, and fall in love with our community s... Read more

  7. Project ideas, students, and mentors wanted for Google Summer of Code

    Wikimedia is participating in the Google Summer of Code program. The MediaWiki community is looking for students, mentors and project ideas.... Read more