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  1. Save the Date! Education, Open Participation and Democracy: Critical Reflections

    Gemeinsam mit der Association for Learning Technology (ALT) lädt Wikimedia Deutschland am 27. November in die Räume am Tempelhofer Ufer 23-24 ein. Die Veranstaltung “Education, open participation and democracy: critical reflections” wird parallel zur OEB Global Konferenz in Berlin stattfinden.  … Weiterlesen

  2. Free Knowledge: Hard-won Impact at the European Level

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    Lobbying efforts for Free Knowledge are showing prominent effect in the EU copyright reform: Making digitised cultural heritage accessible will be safer in future, and in several places it has been possible to mitigate or eliminate expected negative side effects of the reform. … Weiterlesen

  3. Data is the new groundwater!

    Data debates usually only revolve around who can earn money with data and how. Unfortunately, that leaves out a lot of important questions for Free Knowledge: Who should benefit from public data and its processing? How can the protection and preservation of data be ensured? Much more needs to be said about the common good in data policy. We therefore propose a new data metaphor. … Weiterlesen

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

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    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

  5. Tools for Wikipedians: Keeping track of what’s going on on Wikidata from Wikipedia

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    Wikipedians see editing articles as their craft. As anyone who takes pride in their craft knows, a well-equipped tool belt can make a difference. Time to look at some tools related to Wikidata that may help you in your everyday life on Wikipedia. … Weiterlesen

  6. UNESCO calls for participation: Recommendations on Open Educational Resources

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    Until June 1st 2018, UNESCO invites you to comment on its first draft recommendation to its member states on Open Educational Resources online. Why we are involved and why it matters. … Weiterlesen

  7. WikidataCon 2017

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    WikidataCon, the first conference dedicated to the Wikidata community took place in Berlin on October 28th and 29th. How to summarize this event? It was a huge success, both from the point of view of the community and the organizing team, and we hope that you enjoyed the event as much as we did. … Weiterlesen

  8. Data Partnerships in Wikidata: Project Durchblick

    English version … Weiterlesen

  9. Data Partnerships with Wikidata: beaTunes

    An interview with Hendrik Schreiber of beaTunes about how to use Wikidata in a commercial software product. … Weiterlesen

  10. Internship at Wikimedia Deutschland e. V.