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Wikicite 2018 - Keynote: Wikimedia as the essential infrastructure of the ecosystem of free knowledge

Executive Director of the non-profit Wikimedia Foundation Katherine Maher keynoted WikiCite 2018 with her talk on: Wikimedia as the essential infrastructure of the ecosystem of free knowledge. …

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Wikidata, Wikibase, & a federated ecosystem of knowledge - Dario Taraborelli, Daniel Mietchen

Over the past several years, interest in leveraging Wikidata as an open knowledge base has been growing in areas ranging from cultural heritage institutions and libraries to research and technology…

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Professor David Newby - Research in a nutshell

Hear Professor David Newby, BHF John Wheatley Chair of Cardiology, as he discusses his research into heart attacks & coronary artery disease.

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Structured Data on Wikimedia Commons - Sandra Fauconnier at WikidataCon 2017

Structured Data on Wikimedia Commons: what's coming, and how to be involved. Sandra Fauconnier sfauconnier@wikimedia.org The Wikimedia Foundation and WMDE are currently working to integrate…

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Wikidata: State of the Project - Lydia Pintscher at WikidataCon 2017

Wikidata: State of the Project Lydia Pintscher lydia.pintscher@wikimedia.de Abstract Wikidata is turning 5 years old. A lot has happened since it started as an empty wiki with no items, properties…

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Import books from Internet Archive to Wikisource

Wikisource volunteer, Sam Wilson, demonstrates how to import texts from the Internet Archive on to Wikisource, Wikimedia's hyperlinked free digital library. Using the IA Upload tool to get a…

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Wikimania 2017 - Is Wikipedia ready for videos?

Is Wikipedia ready for videos? Itzik Edri, Israel. On July 2016, Wikimedia Israel, announced a new cooperation with the Israeli News Company, which produces the primetime news program on…

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Wikimania 2017 - GLAM afternoon session

Wikimania 2017 - Day 2, GLAM afternoon session Small GLAMs: opportunities & possibilities of working together with small cultural heritage institutions Michelle van Lanschot (Mtmlan84) - …

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Wikimedia 2030 - What is the future we want to build together?

What is the future we want to build together? In early 2017, a movement-wide discussion will begin to define Wikimedia's future role in the world and develop a collaborative strategy to fulfill…

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Wikidemocracy: How We Can Save Free Speech, Privacy, and Democratic Values

Wikidemocracy: How We Can Save Free Speech, Privacy, and Democratic Values Susan N. Herman, the President of the American Civil Liberties Union. Susan N. Herman was elected President of the…

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Wikimedia 2030 - movement strategy

Katherine Maher the Executive Director of the Wikimedia Foundation, the nonprofit organization that supports Wikipedia and its sister projects, in conversation with Christophe “schiste”…

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Wikimania 2017 - Lightning talks

Wikimania 2017 - Day 3, 11am Lightning talks https://wikimania2017.wikimedia.org/wiki/Lightning_talks Moderator: Léna Integration of Wikidata into Wikivoyage Let's Take the…

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Using Wikidata on Wikimedia Commons and Stuctured Commons: what changes are coming?

Wikimania 2017 - Day 2, Wikidata sessions, morning New Frontier: Using Wikidata on Commons Author of the submission: Jarek Tuszynski aka Jarekt In May 2016, a longstanding feature of…

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Wikipedia tools for spreadsheets

Andrew Lih does a quick demonstration on how to use Wikipedia Tools for Spreadsheets add on. Captured at Wikimania 2017 Lightning Talks session. Wikimania is the annual conference celebrating…

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Wikimania 2017 - Hackathon Showcase

Wikimania Hackathon 2017 took place on Wednesday, 9 August 2017 and Thursday, 10 August 2017 during the Wikimania 2017 pre-conference in Montreal. Developers, designers, translators, documentors,…

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