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CodeChix Seminar: How does Wikipedia work?

CodeChix - BayArea

Monday, February 27, 2012 from 6:45 PM to 8:30 PM (PST)

CodeChix Seminar:  How does Wikipedia work?

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CodeChix Presents...

With Ryan Lane - Operations Engineer and Architect at Wikipedia

Monday February 27, 6:45p - 8:30p  @  the offices in Palo Alto.


6:45 - 7p - Snacks/drinks Networking

7p - 7:10 - Intro to CodeChix, Intro to Speaker

7:11 - 8:30 - Ryan Lane

8:30 - 9p - Wrap up and clean up

About the speaker

Ryan Lane is an Operations Engineer for the Wikimedia Foundation. He
is the lead of the Wikimedia Labs project, a project intended to open
the Wikimedia operations infrastructure to volunteers, and is also
responsible for Wikimedia Infrastructure as a whole.

Ryan will be talking about Wikimedia's architecture, and how it
scales. He will also briefly talk about the WIkimedia Labs project,
and how everyone can contribute.

Conveniently located!'s office is located 2 blocks from the Caltrain station in Downtown Palo Alto, and there's a parking structure 2 blocks away (FREE parking after 5pm).

Everyone can attend!
This event is open to women and men. We're capping this event at 50 attendees, so please sign up soon!

$5 helps us provide snacks, beverages, and donate to the Wikipedia Foundation!

We are charging a nominal fee ($5) through Eventbrite for this to cover the snacks and beverages we'll provide. CodeChix will donate a portion of the leftover funds from this event to the Wikimedia Foundation!
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When & Where

Color Labs HQ
201 Hamilton Ave
Palo Alto, CA 94301

Monday, February 27, 2012 from 6:45 PM to 8:30 PM (PST)

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CodeChix - BayArea

CodeChix is a fiscally sponsored project of Community Initiatives (501c3).  It is an organization for local women developers run by local women developers in a non-alpha, language/os agnostic, supportive environment with an emphasis on face-to-face communication. It is the first group of its kind and started in 2009 in San Jose, CA.

The key goals of CodeChix are to educate, promote and mentor women engineers and developers.  We foster continuous learning, provide mentorship/guidance and create a local community of women developers. The original chapter of CodeChix is in the Silicon Valley/Bay Area with additional chapters in Seattle/Redmond. The CodeChix slogan is “May the code be with you…”.

CodeChix organizes Hacking Sessions, Technical Talks and Technical Workshops. Past events include Wikipedia’s Operations Infrastructure, Algorithms and Directed Acyclic Graphs, Mobile/Graphic Design for Engineers Workshop, Toy Robotics: My little Pleo, OpenShift Workshop, Android Installfest & App Building 101, Hacking Raspberry Pi and Javascript Plugins Workshop.

Events are open to to the public or women-only (specified on the event description). Our speakers and workshop instructors can be female or male.





Twitter: @codechix


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