The bot runs on a Raspberry Pi 4B 8GB like this one.
The hardware that this bot runs on was provided by Wikimedia UK [1].

This bot account is run by User:Mike Peel. It normally runs on a Raspberry Pi, hence the name! User:Pi admin bot also exists.

Pi bot mostly edits Commons and Wikidata, but also the English, French and Simple Wikipedias, and Meta. It has made over 6 million edits so far.

Pi bot started operation in February 2017, and originally ran on a Raspberry Pi 3B. Pi bot was upgraded to a Raspberry Pi 4B 8GB in 2020 thanks to funding from Wikimedia UK.


Task Code Description Hourly 05h UTC 06h UTC 12h UTC 18h UTC Weekly
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Emijrpbot 6 (adopted) Add sitelinks, or create new items, for humans with new Wikipedia entries
Add sitelinks, or create new items, for humans with new Wikipedia entries (backlog)
Commons task 1 Wikidata Infobox deployment
Wikidata task 23 Archive Wikidata bot requests
Pi bot 19
Create new items from Wikipedias
Pi bot 18 Commons, enwp Import coordinates from Commons and Wikipedias
Meta task 0 Update m:WMF Advanced Permissions
enwp task 0 Update en:User:Mike Peel/Guardian obits Update en:User:Mike Peel/NYT obits
Wikidata task 11 Remove bad P373 values
Commons task 1 Maintain commons infoboxes by checking for default sort conflicts
List of Commons QI, FI and VI by user
Wikidata task 16 Import new Commons sitelinks from enwp
Wikidata task 6 Move commons sitelinks from topic to category items Move commons sitelinks from list to category items Double-check that the moves worked OK
Wikidata task 0 Checking for sitelinks to Commons category redirects. Mismatch between P373 and sitelink. Items with P910 and a sitelink in both the topic and category items, where one redirects to the other
Wikidata task 13
Add reciprocal values for items that have inverse statements
Wikidata task 2 Copy commons sitelinks from P373
Wikidata task 7 Add English labels from commons category names
English Wikipedia task 4 Commons link maintenance
Simple English Wikipedia task 1 Commons link maintenance
Commons task 1
Wikidata Infobox tidying
Wikidata task 14 Import short descriptions from enwp to Wikidata (where no English description exists)
Wikidata task 22 Regularly add Commons category links for date categories/items
English Wikipedia task 3 Cochrane updates
French Wikipedia (in user space) Cochrane updates
Wikidata task 12
Create new category items to link via category items (for related work)
Pi bot 17 Copy labels for humans from other languages to English
Pi bot 20 Bitbucket Copy human names between languages and dialects
Pi bot 21 Bitbucket Remove brackets from human name labels
Wikidata task 1 Commons category redirects
Commons task 2 Trim duplicate external IDs that are provided by Wikidata
Wikidata task 3 Commons sitelinks from ID matching
Wikidata task 4 Import IDs from Commons to Wikidata
Wikidata task 8 Search for new Commons sitelinks to add to Wikidata
Pi bot 15 Systematically correct Wikidata labels
Commons task 0 Adding categories to images
Wikidata task 5 Add human name property values by deduction and/or importing from other Wikimedia projects
Wikidata task 9 Remove broken sitelinks to deleted pages
Pi bot 10 Create new Wikidata entries for people with Commons categories
English Wikipedia task 2 (withdrawn) Migration of WHS Wikidata infoboxes