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Keynote speech: "Questioning Wikidata" - Os Keyes, researcher at University of Washington

Abstract:With almost 60 million items, Wikidata is an incredible knowledge base for human and machine systems, and a testament to the power of collaborative work. But is "the wonderful world of…

From  Ewan McAndrew on October 28th, 2019 0 likes 1 plays 0  

Teaching SPARQL as a Foreign Language - Dr. Martin Poulter at WikidataCon 2019

This talk reports on my experience of using the Wikidata Query Service as a platform to teach non-technical audiences about knowledge representation. This training treats SPARQL as a language to be…

From  Ewan McAndrew on October 28th, 2019 0 likes 2 plays 0  

The Wicked Findings of the Witchfinder General - Putting Scotland's accused witches on the map using linked open data

The Wicked Findings of the Witchfinder General: Using linked open data to put accused witches on the map. Seminar event hosted by the Edinburgh Centre for Data, Culture and Society on 11 September…

From  Ewan McAndrew on September 12th, 2019 0 likes 37 plays 0  

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…

From  Ewan McAndrew on November 23rd, 2018 0 likes 6 plays 0  

#OER18 Session: Wikidata, the Semantic Web, and the emerging global knowledge base - Martin Poulter, University of Oxford

The Semantic Web has been through the extremes of the hype cycle, from being an imminent revolution that would change all our daily lives, to being a mirage forever out of reach. Now, the vision…

From  Ewan McAndrew on April 30th, 2018 0 likes 22 plays 0  

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…

From  Ewan McAndrew on August 23rd, 2017 0 likes 10 plays 0  

Wikidata and GLAMs - Jason Evans, Wikimedian in Residence at the National Library of Wales

The National Library of Wales, Wikimedia UK, and the editing community have worked together since 2014 to host a Wikimedian in Residence and in August 2017 the National Library appointed a…

From  Ewan McAndrew on August 23rd, 2017 0 likes 34 plays 0