Volunteer contributor with the Wikimedia Foundation & Co-Founder of ThinkFOSS [ Random Python and PHP freak ]
Various tech opportunities with Wikimedia
GSoC'16 & Outreachy'12 organization admin, Wikimedia Foundation
WCI 2016, Chandigarh
Note: I do not work with the Wikimedia Foundation, so whatever I say in this slide can only be my own theory, and might not reflect the interests of the Wikimedia Foundation or movement.
Alcohol/ drug/smoke is injurious to your health, kills your brain.
cannabis/ganja/stash users - you are going to lose your memory soon :(
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High school students (13 - 17 age)
(the showoff slide)
Google Summer of Code 2016 & Outreachy, 12 organization admin with the Wikimedia Foundation; 2014 = student, 2015 = mentor.
Currently doing my internship with Igalia, Spain; leaving for my masters soon.
Had been lucky to attend couple of Wikimedia Hackathons in the US, EU
starting early, right projects
Life of a successful project
- Annual internship program, sponsored by Google!
- Open for all University students
- org_count = 180
- next_round = March, 2017
- Bi-annual program, organized by the Gnome Foundation.
- Open to all non-males
- org_count = 12
- next_round = Dec, 2016
- Stipend of 5500 USD sent out in 3 intervals
- Wonderful technical mentors
- Working in a technical community in a real time huge project!
and in common:
and you will be like ..
The application process
Warning: Boring slides ahead o.0
Start Early ?
Once you are in
Assumption: You are in :)
Keep in Mind
- Report daily
- Make things production ready
- Schedule weekly meetings
- Do NOT disappear in between
How to contribute ?
I am going to take a leaf from my other deck!
Google Code In
13-17 years of age
small bugs, easy to fix, helping mentors!
T-shirts, swags, trips to SFO with parents!
Various Tech opportunities with Wikimedia Foundation
By Tony Thomas