Wikimedia UK/Events/Wikimedia in Education/Wikidata demonstration
By Martin Poulter
The newest Wikimedia project is Wikidata; a multi-lingual, structured knowledge base that can answer questions posed by humans or computer programs. Wikidata is becoming a central part of the world’s knowledge infrastructure and you probably already use it regularly, even if you never visit the site. This introductory session is a look at how a global community, including students, uses Wikidata to build interesting things.