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29 April–2 May 2019
London, UK
Marcel Ruiz Forns

Marcel Ruiz Forns
Analytics Software Engineer, Wikimedia Foundation


Marcel Ruiz Forns is a software engineer on the analytics team at the Wikimedia Foundation. He believes it’s a privilege to be able to professionally contribute to Wikipedia and the free knowledge movement. He’s also worked on quite disparate things such as recommender systems, serious games, natural language processing, and…selling hand-painted T-shirts on the beach of Natal, Brazil.


14:0514:45 Thursday, 2 May 2019
Secondary topics:  Security and Privacy
Marcel Ruiz Forns (Wikimedia Foundation)
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Analysts and researchers studying Wikipedia are hungry for long-term data to build experiments and feed data-driven decisions. But Wikipedia has a strict privacy policy that prevents storing privacy-sensitive data over 90 days. Marcel Ruiz Forns explains how the Wikimedia Foundation's analytics team is working on a vegan data diet to satisfy both. Read more.