The Open Data Weekend was fringe event to the Wikimania conference this year. It took place in Frobisher Room One at The Barbican Centre in London on the 5 & 6th of July and was well attended.
The weekend included:
- Discussion about how open data, specifically Wikidata, is helping the Wikimedia movement as a whole covering its current integration with sister projects such as Wikipedia and Wikisource as well as future integration with these as well as Wikimedia Commons.
- A general discussion on open data and the philosophy and the Semantic Web technologies.
- Exploring various tools and applications that run and depend on the data stored within Wikidata and Wikimedia projects.
Unfortunately I am writing this post in 2015 and various details have fallen out of my mind… Luckily there is an EtherPad that contains lots of notes!