Wikimedia Tech Workshop: Bridging the Gap

A session at MCN 2012

  • Ben Lobaugh
  • Ryan Kaldari

Wednesday 7th November, 2012

9:00am to 5:30pm (PST)

Museum technologists and Wikimedians speak the same language, but don’t often have the opportunity to speak to each other. MediaWiki, which runs the Wikimedia family of knowledge projects, has a huge number of technologies relevant to museums: APIs, mobile frameworks, extensible presentation layers, and an audience larger than any other reference on the planet. This session aims to bridge the gap between Wikimedia developers and museum technologists, to offer a chance to work side by side, to learn the software, tools, and to begin interfacing Museum content with Wikimedia.

Experts will help with instruction, examples and brainstorming at concept and implementation levels for Museum technologists interested in or already working with MediaWiki software and/or the Wikimedia Foundation’s family of knowledge projects.

About the speakers

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Lori Byrd Phillips

Museum/Wikipedia/Social Media strategist & researcher. Defining & exploring Open Authority in museums online & on-site. Digital Marketing Coordinator @TCMIndy.

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Ben Lobaugh
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Ryan Kaldari
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Erik Moeller

free culture architect, editor of @passion8voices bio from Twitter

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MCN 2012

United States United States, Seattle

7th10th November 2012

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Time 9:00am5:30pm PST

Date Wed 7th November 2012


Seneca, Renaissance Seattle

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