Korca QR pedia project

Since the inception of our user group we were quite clear about the goals we had as a team: further enrichment of the SQ Wikipedia project with more material from GLAM institutions in Albania. It goes without saying… Read More

OpenStreetMap Mapathon

OpenStreetMap (OSM) is a collaborative project to create a free editable map of the world. At Open Labs Hackerspace we have organized various events and mapathons to spread knowledge on this project, have worked together with Hackerspace members… Read More

OSCAL 2019, sixth edition is coming

Sixth edition of Open Source Conference Albania is only a few weeks away. On 18-19 May we will gather again to promote software freedom, opensource software, online privacy, free culture and open knowledge locally and in the region…. Read More

Open Labs & WCUGA signed the MoU with National Film Center

Open Labs & WCUGA signed the Memorandum of Understanding with the National Film Center in Albania. The members of Wikimedia Community Usergroup Albania, the community of Open Labs Hackerspace and the National Film Center institution signed a Memorandum… Read More

Wiki Weekend Tirana 2018

Wiki Weekend is an annual event which aims to be the contact point for old and new Wikimedians from Albania. The event was first organized in 2014 and during the years hundreds of Wikipeda articles have been created,… Read More

DigitalOcean … did we remember to say Thank You?

DigitalOcean is the much-loved cloud computing platform that has been a long-running supporter for our online infrastructure.  With the backing by DigitalOcean for all of our 2018 hosting and infrastructure fees, and the commitment to continue this through to… Read More

LibreOffice Conference 2018 takes place in Tirana, Albania

The LibreOffice community and ecosystem is gearing up for the 8th edition of LibOcon, the annual LibreOffice conference. The big community gathering will take place from 25 to 28 September 2018 at Ofiçina in Tirana, Albania. Open source… Read More

Public Money Public Code Campaign

Digital services offered and used by public administrations are the critical infrastructure of 21st-century democratic nations. To establish trustworthy systems, government agencies must ensure they have full control over systems at the core of our digital infrastructure. This… Read More

Presenting the Open Data Geoportal of Tirana

Municipality of Tirana, the biggest municipality in Albania, has agreed to donate geospatial data to OpenStreetMap using an open license. After several communications with local and international OpenStreetMap contributors and following the memorandum of understanding signed in 2017… Read More