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Wikipedia Workshop #0 – Introduction

Wikipedia Workshop #0 - Introduction

During the past years, Wikipedia has proven that collaborating with communities and individuals all around the world to create a common platform where knowledge is shared, can be very effective. Being the most visited website without advertisements, Wikipedia is a website we use in our daily life,  regardless if school, university or for fun.

As it’s quite obvious how important it is to support such iniatives, Open Labs is hosting the #0 Wikipedia Workshop on Saturday, 21st September at 3PM.
Why #0? Well, because it’s an introduction. You will get to create a Wikipedia account, learn the basics of the wiki syntax and how to edit minor mistakes, and of course create your first article from scratch in Albanian! Your background doesn’t matter. Regardless if you like Open Source Software, Ponies, or Quantum Mechanic Physics, there is always something which you will love to check out!
Join us in this initative!

The Nordic Creative Commons Film Festival in Tirana

The nordic creative commons

The digital revolution has created new opportunities to distribute and screen movies. The first Nordic Creative Commons Film Festival is a crowdsourced festival where the audience become the official hosts. The film-program consists of over 40 films under Creative Commons licenses from all over the world.

Open Labs and Showtime.al are proud to back this initiative by screening the first event of this kind in Tirana. A not to be missed event!
When: Wednesday, September 4th 2013 @ 19.00
Where: Open Labs hackerspace, Rruga “Jordan Misja”, Seksioni I, Pallati i Usllugës, Apartamenti A-22. Same buiding with World Vision. Interactive map here
Links: events.nordicfilmfestival.cc, Facebook event, Google+

Instructables Electronics Build Night with Jameco

Instructables Electronics Build Night with Jameco

Instructables is sponsoring this monthly build nights at makerspaces and hackerspaces around the world. Open Labs is part of this globall initiative by participating Wednesday August 28th at 19.00.

Join us and we will provide you all the materials to create your masterpieces.
This time we will work with Jameco, a leading electronic components distributor. Here are the materials we already hve for you:

Standard Timer Single 8-Pin 555 Chip (10)
Resistor Assortment, 540 pieces (1)
Breadboard 3.25×2.125 (4)
Battery Snap, 6 inch (4)
Battery, Super Alkaline, 9V (4)
Grab Bag of Electronics Components (1)
LED Grab Bag – assorted colors and shapes (2)

What: Instruvtables build night at Open Labs with Jameco
When: Wednesday, August 28th 2013 @ 19.00
Where: Open Labs hackerspace, Rruga “Jordan Misja”, Seksioni I, Pallati i Usllugës, Apartamenti A-22. Same buiding with World Vision. Interactive map here

HTML Workshop part 1

Html workshop

Learn to create basic websites in HTML using HTML tags including HTML5 ones.

Join us for this free and open to the public workshop hosted by Ndriçim Strazimiri.

What: HTML basics workshop
When: Saturday, August 3rd 2013 @ 18.00
Where: Open Labs hackerspace, Rruga “Jordan Misja”, Seksioni I, Pallati i Usllugës, Apartamenti A-22. Same buiding with World Vision. Map here

Backlinks: Facebook event

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Software Freedom Kosova 2013 Conference

Software Freedom Kosova 2013 Conference

Software Freedom Kosova

SFK (Software Freedom Kosova Conference) is the biggest annual nonprofit conference in Kosovo established to promote software freedom, open source software, free culture and open knowledge, a global movement that originally started more than 25 years ago.

The Conference gathers each year academics, users, developers and people who share the idea that software should be free and open for the community to develop and customize to its needs; that knowledge is a communal property and free and open to everyone.  Each year SFK succeeded in its mission; educating Kosovo youth on Free and Open Source Software, its ideology and the great community behind it. SFK conferences had great impact on creating strong bonds of friendship between the local community and foreign one.

Just like a year before Open Labs will be there featuring a workshop and a presentation.

All the details will be revealed in the next days.