On Feb. 21 and 22, Switzerland’s first Multilingual Media Hackathon took place in Bern at the newsroom of SWI swissinfo.ch, the international service of the Swiss public broadcaster SRG-SSR. Many thanks to all involved! There is documentation here, live streamed presentations (YouTube), and commentary on social media (Twitter) to explore. For more details, visit our website.
Lost in translation
Made to measure
Multilingual comment comparison
Gamify Language Learning
Multilingual video workflows
Automatic Comment Approval
Crowdsourcing multilingual campaigns
- swissinfo.ch in 10 languages: English, German, French, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, Arabic, Japanese, and Chinese.
- Code & data from SRF Data, the data-driven journalism unit of Swiss Radio and TV, is available at srfdata.github.io. See also the SRG-SSR APIs and their documentation.
- The recent UNESCO hackathon and their portal opendata.unesco.org, Resources for IMLD 2020, as well as the Atlas of World Languages in Danger and the UNESCO Courier.
- The Opendata.ch / Forum Helveticum hackathon: Mehrsprachigkeit 4.0. See also the results from the recent BBC news Hack on multilingual media.
- At opendata.swiss you can discover open datasets such as the most frequent languages and national languages by neighbourhood from Swiss cities, cantons and federal administrations.
- The open Dataset Collections at Datahub are maintained by the Open Knowledge community, covering datasets of global interest.
- Inspiring projects and data can be found in the Hacks/Hackers and Global Editors Network communities.