Improvements for the Wikidata Topicmaps UI

May she named Siri (iOS), Cortana (Windows), Helix or whatever, looks to become a pretty damn good place for algorithms to visit if they want to tell you some facts about the world. As these assistants might inform your actions in the world, it might be worth to get to know how such facts are structured and do look when aggregated […]

Wikidata Visualization challenge, May 2015

Official infos on this submission Resources being used: The Wikidata (MediaWiki) API, the Wikimedia Commons File API and DeepaMehta 4 as the GNU GPL 3 licensed plugin development environment. Video graphic: Info graphic: See below, a map-image showing states currently “having¹ a diplomatic relationship” and “sharing¹ a border” according to wikidata, illustrating the concept […]

Building a micro-service for custom queries to wikidata

This vital left-over has actually become a three course menu now for which developers and users alike are asked to take a bit of time and hopefully enjoy this info. From my #wikidata engagement a “data transformer” has emerged allowing me to think about guiding a data expedition for people interesting in learning more about […]