Month: August 2023

Verifying Wikimedia user page links on Mastodon

While reviewing the ongoings of the 2023 Wikimedia hackathon, I learned about the RealMe MediaWiki extension, which is already deployed to Wikimedia sites and allows verification of URLs that appear on user pages within other software or platforms, such as Mastodon. Link verification for dummies Imagine you want to show that your online profiles, like…

By addshore August 28, 2023 0

Wikidata query service Blazegraph JNL file on Cloudflare R2 and Internet Archive

This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series Your own Wikidata Query Service

At the end of 2022, I published a Blazegraph JNL file for Wikidata in a Google Cloud bucket for 1 month for folks to download and determine if it was useful. Thanks to Arno from weblyzard, inflatador from the WMF search platform team, and Mark from the Internet Archive for the recent conversations around this…

By addshore August 24, 2023 5