Tag: wikibase

Most liked Wikibase tweets

Wikidata is 9, and Wikibase the software that powers it is also thus about 9! Twitter has been around for the entire Wikibase lifespan. So let’s take a look back through time at some of the most liked Wikibase tweets (according to Twitter free search) since creation. Want this list but for Wikidata? Check out…

By addshore December 11, 2021 1

WBStack in 2021 and the future

This entry is part 9 of 12 in the series WBStack

2021 is nearly over, WBStack is over 2 years old (initially announced back in 2019), and has continued to grow. The future is bright with wikibase.cloud looking to be launched by Wikimedia Deutschland in the new year (announced at WikidataCon 2021), and as a result, the code under the surface has had the most eyes…

By addshore December 7, 2021 3

Tech Lead Digest – Q3/4 2021

This entry is part 5 of 5 in the series Tech Lead Digest (wmde)

It’s time for the 5th instalment of my tech lead digest posts. I switched to monthly for 2 months, but decided to back down to quarterlyish. You can find the other digests by checking out the series. 🧑‍🤝‍🧑Wikidata & Wikibase The biggest event of note in the past months was WikidataCon 2021 which took place…

By addshore December 6, 2021 1

Reflection on filling a new Wikidata item

A few days ago I watched a Twitch stream by Molly / GorillaWarfare where they created the Louis W. Roberts English Wikipedia page. I decided to follow along and populate the matching Wikidata item (Q109662645) with as much information as I could from the same references that were being found for the Wikipedia article. Along…

By addshore December 4, 2021 8

Tech Lead Digest – August 2021

This entry is part 4 of 5 in the series Tech Lead Digest (wmde)

Welcome to the 4th instalment of my Wikidata & Wikibase Tech lead Digest for August 2021. For previous instalments see Q1, Q2 & July. 🧑‍🤝‍🧑Wikidata & Wikibase The Wikidata Query Builder has been deployed. The Wikidata Query Builder provides a visual interface for building a simple Wikidata query. It is ideal for users with little…

By addshore September 18, 2021 1

Tech Lead Digest – July 2021

This entry is part 3 of 5 in the series Tech Lead Digest (wmde)

Welcome to the third installment of my tech lead digest digest. In order to allow myself some extra space to write, and also to provide these public updates and thoughts on a more regular basis, this is now becoming a monthly digest. I’m going to try to incorporate some of the ongoings from other Wikidata…

By addshore July 31, 2021 2

Tech Lead Digest – Q2 2021

This entry is part 2 of 5 in the series Tech Lead Digest (wmde)

This is the second installment of my tech lead digest digest with my tech lead hat on for the Wikidata Wikibase team. This is a digest of my internal digest emails. These contain lots of links to reading, podcasts and general goings on that could be useful to a wider audience. 🧑‍🤝‍🧑Wikidata & Wikibase Federated…

By addshore June 26, 2021 2

Tech Lead Digest – Q1 2021

This entry is part 1 of 5 in the series Tech Lead Digest (wmde)

At some point last year I started sending a weekly internal digest to the Wikidata Wikibase team with my tech lead hat on. The emails are internal only but contain lots of links to reading, podcasts and general goings on that could be useful to everyone. So here is my first Wikidata Wikibase tech lead…

By addshore May 24, 2021 2