Hey everyone :)Here's your summary of what happened around Wikidata over the past week.
- A few proposals for missing properties for Wikivoyage listings have been made
- Panama Papers and Wikidata made quite a splash online
- EveryPolitician: I use Wikidata for multilingual names
- Random item: Q14829494
- Lots of papers relevant to Wikidata or about Wikidata haven been published at ICWSM
- Wikidata through the Eyes of DBpedia
- Wikidata Map May 2016 (Belarus & Uganda)
- Geospatial search for Wikidata Query Service
Other Noteworthy Stuff
- We made a huge step for small Wikipedias and small languages online by rolling out the ArticlePlaceholder on the first 4 Wikipedias
- Geospatial search is now up and running on the query service. You can now search for items within a geographic area.
- The Wikidata Graph Builder has a refreshed interface with even more controls
- Sitelinks for the new Jumiekan Patwa Wikipidia (in Jamaican Patois) are being added
- Mapbox's Geocoder now uses Wikidata
- PetScan now has query examples
- d:Wikidata:Wikidata for authority control collects examples of usage of Wikidata for authority control
Did you know?
- Newest properties: professional name (Japan), month number, highest income threshold, lowest income threshold, individual tax rate, ARKive ID, Joint Electronics Type Designation Automated System designation, totem, Online World of Wrestling ID, Internet Wrestling Database ID, corporate officer
- Query examples: longest rivers (source), map of places mentioned in travel stories with text in French accessible online (source), things located where the equator meets the prime meridian (source), people who acted with Brad Pitt (source), Italian mountains higher than 4000mt (source), who died by burning (source), age at date of death for musicians (source), universities of main programming language authors (source), hashtags (source), Pokemon! (source)
- Showcase items: Iron Man 2 (Q205028)
- Deployed the ArticlePlaceholder on the first 4 Wikipedias and worked on issues that were found
- Incident report of issues with the query service
- Worked on language fallback in the main header (screenshot, phabricator:T98014)
- More work on Commons prototype
- Worked on timeline as another visualization for the query service (phabricator:T135222)
- Fixed missing message for translation for Wikibase repo - thanks Matěj! (phabricator:T124766)
- We are now generating translatable automatic comments for undo and restore operations - thanks Matěj! (phabricator:T41134)
- Fixed issue with autocompletion on the query service (phabricator:T133317)
- Hack on one of these.
- Help develop the next summary here!
- Contribute to a Showcase item
- Help translate or proofread pages in your own language!
- Add labels, in your own language(s), for the new properties listed above.
Anything to add? Please share! :)CheersLydia--Lydia Pintscher - http://about.me/lydia.pintscherProduct Manager for WikidataWikimedia Deutschland e.V.Tempelhofer Ufer 23-2410963 BerlinWikimedia Deutschland - Gesellschaft zur Förderung Freien Wissens e. V.Eingetragen im Vereinsregister des Amtsgerichts Berlin-Charlottenburg unter der Nummer 23855 Nz. Als gemeinnützig anerkannt durch das Finanzamt für Körperschaften I Berlin, Steuernummer 27/029/42207.
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