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Wikidata: giving more people more access to more knowledge

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presentation about Wikidata and open data at the World Health Summit 2015

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Wikidata: giving more people more access to more knowledge

  1. 1. Giving more people more access to more knowledge with slightly smaller (but open!) data World Health Summit 2015, Lydia Pintscher
  2. 2. Everyone needs access to knowledge!
  3. 3. ½ Billion Wikipedia readers/month
  4. 4. nearly 300 Wikipedia language editions
  5. 5. nearly 300 Wikipedia language editions 114 Wikipedia language editions with an article about Ebola
  6. 6. English Wikipedia
  7. 7. Spanish Wikipedia
  8. 8. Russian Wikipedia
  9. 9. Farsi Wikipedia
  10. 10. Japanese Wikipedia
  11. 11. 1. open + collaborative 2. multilingual 3. secondary database
  12. 12. 1. data source 2. information hub 3. tagging vocabulary 1. open + collaborative 2. multilingual 3. secondary database
  13. 13. This is just the beginning!
  14. 14. read-only open data
  15. 15. read-only open data
  16. 16. Truly open data needs to be editable and expandable to reach its full potential!
  17. 17. Be bold! Let the world build things you have not even thought of and health-related information will spread far beyond our current reach.

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