Submissions/State of Wikidata - giving more people more access to more knowledge one edit at a time

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This is an accepted submission for Wikimania 2015.

Submission no.
2115
Title of the submission
State of Wikidata - giving more people more access to more knowledge one edit at a time
Type of submission (discussion, hot seat, panel, presentation, tutorial, workshop)
presentation
Author of the submission
Lydia Pintscher (User:Lydia Pintscher (WMDE))
E-mail address
lydia.pintscher@wikimedia.de
Username
Lydia Pintscher (WMDE)
Country of origin
Germany
Affiliation, if any (organisation, company etc.)
Wikimedia Germany/Wikidata
Personal homepage or blog
http://lydiapintscher.de
Abstract (at least 300 words to describe your proposal)
Wikidata is making enormous strides in its mission to giving more people more access to more knowledge. We are exploring new ways of accessing our content. We are answering natural language questions. We are enabling editors to reach a wider audience. We are finding new ways to contribute to our projects. We are connecting genes and diseases to support finding cures. This and much more is Wikidata. Wikidata is becoming the backbone of Wikimedia and a hub in the open data web. Let's explore what this means for Wikimedia! What is Wikidata enabling us to do already? Which amazing things are people building using our data? How is Wikidata helping us improve our content and tools? How is Wikidata tearing down barriers between our projects? How is Wikidata going to evolve? How can we use Wikidata to truly get closer to our vision of every single human being freely sharing in the sum of all knowledge? Come and find out in this session!
Track
WikiCulture & Community
Length of session (if other than 30 minutes, specify how long)
30 minutes
Will you attend Wikimania if your submission is not accepted?
Yes
Slides or further information (optional)
Wikimania 2015 - State of Wikidata
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