March, 2019

  1. Lexicographical data on Wikidata: Words, words, words

    Photo: https://pixabay.com/vectors/hello-languages-word-cloud-foreign-3791381/

    Language is what makes our world beautiful, diverse, and complicated. Wikidata is a multilingual project, serving the more than 300 languages of the Wikimedia projects. This multilinguality at the core of Wikidata means that right from the start, every Item about a piece of knowledge in the world and every property to describe that Item can have a label in one of the languages we support, making W … Weiterlesen

  2. Final stretch at Wiki Loves Monuments

    People from over 40 countries are taking part in this year’s Wiki Loves Monuments photo competition with tens of thousands of pictures. More and more cultural institutions see the added value in opening up to free digital knowledge projects such as Wikipedia and Wikimedia Commons. Wikimedia Deutschland supports this opening process with a wide variety of projects. … Weiterlesen

  3. Wikipedia Day: “An unexpected huge success”

    For the first time, Wikimedia communities and organisations from Germany, Austria and Switzerland jointly invited to a local Wikipedia day. We knew that people would like to look behind the scenes of the online encyclopedia. But the actual rush surprised us all.  … Weiterlesen