Wikidata office hour just now in IRC
This conversation is significant partly because it focuses for WUAS how MIT OCW will be added to Wikidata, with much significance to WUaS (per WUaS's recent conversation with MIT Dean of Online Learning re Creative Commons' licensing which allows sharing and adaptation) ... particularly with regard to this Wikidata MIT OCW Qitem (or Q item) - https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Q1637597 ...
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[09:00] < > Hey everyone :)
[09:00] < > who's here for the Wikidata office hour?
[09:00] < > o/
[09:00] < > \o/
[09:00] < > me!
[09:00] < > I am
[09:01] < > o/
[09:01] < > excellent!
[09:01] < > looks like the usual suspects :D
[09:01] < > :D
[09:01] * likes the usual suspects
[09:01] < > great movie
[09:01] < > haha
[09:01] < > alright let's get started then
[09:01] <> G'Day :)
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[09:02] < > I'll start with an overview of what happened since the last office hour in january
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[09:02] < > then outlook of what is up next and then discussion/questions/etc
[09:02] < > seems like the usual plot ;-)
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[09:02] < > At the beginning of the month it has been 4 years since we started coding on Wikidata. I can't really believe it has been that long already.
[09:03] < > But it really is 4 years now.
[09:03] < > Not starting a meeting etc?
[09:03] <> congratulations!
[09:03] < > Reedy: please do if you know how to operate it
[09:04] < > Over the last weeks we've put most of our time into pushing Commons support forward and we're getting close to something viewable.
[09:08] <> Magnus's tweet re wikidata from Apr 5 is exciting and a great example of Wikidata's success -https://twitter.com/MagnusManske/status/717314433366761472
[09:08] < > it is adding new features to Commons so it can store structured data about multimedia files
[09:08] < > Similar to how Wikidata currently stores data.
[09:08] < > ok
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[09:08] < > thanks
[09:08] < > It is using the same underlying software (Wikibase)
[09:08] < > like, author data and such?
[09:08] < > yes
[09:08] < > licensing information
[09:08] <> It has begun: Russian Wikipedia article created entirely from @wikidata https://ru.wikipedia.org/wiki/%D0%9E%D1%82%D1%82%D0%BE,_%D0%9F%D0%B0%D1%83%D0%BB%D1%8C … Sales of tin foil in Germany about to peak
[09:08] < > what is shown in a picture
[09:09] < > and so on
[09:09] < > eeeeexcellent
[09:20] <> Lydia_WMDE: It's great that Wikiversity connected with Wikidata not too long ago.
[09:21] < > The paper by Tpt, dennyvrandecic, Sebastian, Thomas and me about the migration from Freebase to Wikidata has been publsihed:https://static.googleusercontent.com/media/research.google.com/en//pubs/archive/44818.pdf
[09:21] < > The family tree is awesome!
[09:21] < > hey everyone
[09:21] < > the paper will be presented this week at the WWW conference in Montreal
[09:21] < > http://nodegoat.net/blog.p/82.m/14/a-wikidatadbpedia-geography-of-violence <- :d="" a="" created="" div="" internets="" lot="" noise="" of="" on="" the="" this="">->
[09:22] < > I love their logo
[09:22] < > Lydia_WMDE, \o/
[09:22] < > & dennyvrandecic :)
[09:22] < > and Tpt!
[09:22] < > ;-)
[09:22] * is not sure who is here.
[09:22] < > congrats to all involved :)
[09:22] < > halfak: thank you!
[09:22] <> Congratulations Tpt, dennyvrandecic, Sebastian, Thomas and Lydia on your paper and its upcoming presentation in Montreal!
[09:22] < > http://www.faz.net/aktuell/feuilleton/kino/academy-awards-die-oscars-von-1929-bis-heute-12820119.html <- a="" about="" also="" biggest="" coverage.="" div="" e="" for="" german="" happy="" helping="" i="" is="" lot="" newspapers="" of="" one="" oscar="" really="" spent="" the="" their="" them.="" this.="" this="" time="" using="" was="" wikidata="">->
[09:46] <> Lydia_WMDE: I have a question of how best, after WUaS's donation of WUaS to Wikidata last autumn, to further develop WUaS in Wikidata, perhaps building on Magnus Manske example above and anticipating voice too. This is after an extensive email correspondence with MIT Dean of Online Learning Cecilia d'Oliveira and former Executive Director of MIT OCW, and CC WUaS sharing and adapting CC MIT OCW in 7 languages in CC Wikidata under Creative Commons' licensing.
[09:47] <Lydia_WMDE> Scott_WUaS: I think a good next step is to have a look at Wikidata's properties and see if any are missing that you need to express what you want.
[09:50] <> Thanks, Lydia. I don't think many or any of 2300 MIT OCW courses in English are there, and similarly neither are the 6 other languages (~50-100 courses) - https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:List_of_properties/all
[09:51] <> And here's the MIT OCW Qitem - https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Q1637597
[09:51] < > Ok. Any other questions? We have about 10 mins left.
[09:53] <> How best to add these MIT OCW to Wikidata, Lydia - in order to share and adapt them under the MIT OCW CC licensing?
[09:55] <Lydia_WMDE> Scott_WUaS: I can't say as I am not familiar enough with the data unfortunately.
[09:58] <> One important aspect of adding all of CC MIT OCW to Wikidata would be anticipating Wikipedia's remaining ~293 ish languages and further machine translation even of MIT OCW into these languages re WUaS ... I'm not familiar enough with this data either ... is there someone you might suggest I ask about this possibly please, Lydia_WMDE?
[10:04] <> Thank you, Lydia+WMDE!
[10:04] <> DanielK_WMDE: How best to add these CC MIT OCW in 7 languages to Wikidata - in order to share and adapt them under the MIT OCW CC licensing and re WUaS accrediting?
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[10:14] < > April 1st is over, please change the topic
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[10:16] < > quiddity: thanks
[10:16] < > :-)
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[10:17] <> Thank you again :)
10:16 AM (5 minutes ago)
On Tue, Apr 12, 2016 at 4:43 PM Lydia Pintscher <Lydia.Pintscher@wikimedia.de> wrote:
On Mon, Mar 28, 2016 at 2:15 PM Lydia Pintscher <Lydia.Pintscher@wikimedia.de> wrote:Hey everyone :)
We'll be doing another office hour on IRC for all things Wikidata on April 12th at 4PM UTC. https://www.timeanddate.
com/worldclock/fixedtime.html? hour=16&min=00&sec=0&day=12& month=04&year=2016 has your timezone.I'll give an overview of what's been happening over the past 3 months and give an update on what's coming up. We'll have time for questions as well. If you have any topics you'd like to bring up please let me know. As always there will be logs for people who can't attend.Hope to see many of you there.Cheers
LydiaHey :)Just a quick reminder that this is in about 1 hour. We'll meet in #wikimedia-office on freenode IRC.
The log is now available at http://bots.wmflabs.org/~wm-
bot/logs/%23wikimedia-office/ 20160412.txt for anyone who couldn't make it.