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New usages of Wikidata to support underserved language communities - Lucie-Aimée Kaffee

Wikidata has a diverse community that can help to close the language gap that currently mirrors the lack of diversity of the web at large. The community of Wikidata consists of humans and bots…

From  Ewan McAndrew on October 29th, 2019 0 likes 2 plays 0  

HerNaturalHistory - Citizen Scientist Siobhan Leachman on how Wikidata can play a vital role in surfacing notable women

Wikidata can play a vital role in surfacing notable women and can assist with closing the gender gap in various language Wikipedias. Using the example of under acknowledged women in the field of…

From  Ewan McAndrew on October 28th, 2019 0 likes 6 plays 0  

Keynote speech: Why is collecting lexical data one of the best ways we can help support underserved and endangered languages

Ben Yang, the Director of Technology of PanLex, will be discussing the importance of collecting lexical data for underserved languages, PanLex’s role and methodology, and how Wikidata and…

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

Glimpse over Wikidata - Lydia Pintscher presents the state of the project at WikidataCon 2019

Wikidata has become so big it's sometimes hard to appreciate what we've accomplished over the past year. Let's take a look together and see what has happened over the past year and how…

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

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…

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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…

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WikiFactMine: Textmining Open Access bioscience literature - Thomas Arrow at WikidataCon 2017

Presenter: Thomas Arrow (tom@contentmine.org) Recorded by Chaos Computer Club at the Tagesspiegel, Berlin for WikidataCon 2017 on Saturday 28 October 2017. Original source:…

From  Ewan McAndrew on November 16th, 2017 0 likes 5 plays 0  

Scholia: a tool to handle scientific bibliographic information in Wikidata - Finn Årup Nielsen at WikidataCon 2017

Presenter: Finn Årup Nielsen (fnielsen)Affiliation: Technical University of Denmark, Wikimedia Denmark Recorded by Chaos Computer Club at the Tagesspiegel, Berlin, for WikidataCon 2017 on…

From  Ewan McAndrew on November 15th, 2017 0 likes 9 plays 0  

Main problems and challenges of Wikidata - Roundtable discussion at WikidataCon 2017

Main problems and challenges of Wikidata Wikidata is growing and expanding. So it is inevitably facing different problems and challenges. Aim of the discussion is at least to identify these…

From  Ewan McAndrew on November 15th, 2017 0 likes 21 plays 0  

Structured Data: How can Galleries, Libraries, Archives & Museums grab the low hanging fruit? Europeana at WikidataCon17

Structured Data: How can Galleries, Libraries, Archives & Museums grab the low hanging fruit? Europeana at WikidataCon17 Europeana (Netherlands, France, Italy) Valentine Charles (User:Vcharles) -…

From  Ewan McAndrew on November 7th, 2017 0 likes 23 plays 0  

OpenRefine demo: a tool to clean up and enrich datasets - Arthur P Smith at WikidataCon 2017

OpenRefine demo: a tool to clean up and enrich datasets - Arthur P Smith at WikidataCon 2017 Recorded by Chaos Computer Club at Tagesspiegel, Berlin on Saturday 28 October 2017. Original source:…

From  Ewan McAndrew on November 7th, 2017 0 likes 28 plays 0  

Well structured political data for the whole world: impossible utopia, or Wikidata at its best? - Lucy Chambers & Tony Bowden (MySociety)

Well structured political data for the whole world: impossible utopia, or Wikidata at its best? - Lucy Chambers & Tony Bowden (MySociety) Recorded by Chaos Computer Club on Saturday 28 October…

From  Ewan McAndrew on November 7th, 2017 0 likes 7 plays 0  

WikidataCon Keynote: Michael Kreil datajournalist at Data Sciences and Stories

WikidataCon Keynote: Michael Kreil datajournalist at Data Sciences and Stories Recorded at the Tagesspeigel on Sunday 29 October 2017 by Chaos Computer Club. Original source:…

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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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WikiCite: Wikidata as a structured repository of bibliographic data - Talk at WikidataCon 2017

WikiCite: Wikidata as a structured repository of bibliographic data Part of the citation network for a scholarly article Overview of journals an author has published in Citation…

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Wikidata loves Galleries, Libraries, Archives & Museums - Jason Evans, National Library of Wales at WikidataCon 2017

Wikidata Loves GLAMs - Jason Evans, National Library of Wales (GLAM is a term used to describe Galleries, Libraries, Archives, and Museums). This talk will highlight ways that GLAM's of all…

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