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Gerard Meijssen
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#Reasonator - Greene County, New York
Greene County is just another county in just another US state. In it you find towns, villages and "census designated places". The first line of contact for all kinds of administrative issues is the county. For a long time, it was the state who was considere...
Greene County is just another county in just another US state. In it you find towns, villages and "census designated places". The first line of contact for all kinds of administrative issues is the county. For a long time, it...
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#Wikidata - an old soldier from Russia
My interest in Mr Styrov is that he died in 2014, on January 26 to be precise. In the info-box on the article that is dedicated to him, it is just one of several facts. Among them there is the rank of Rear Admiral he held in the Soviet Navy and the many awa...
My interest in Mr Styrov is that he died in 2014, on January 26 to be precise. In the info-box on the article that is dedicated to him, it is just one of several facts. Among them there is the rank of Rear Admiral he held in ...
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#Wikidata, #maps and #sprites
Maps are static but many maps define something that is very much alive. Take the " raid on the Medway ". It shows two flotillas, it indicates how they move. It does not show anything happening of the other side of this battle. It does not show positions. A ...
Maps are static but many maps define something that is very much alive. Take the "raid on the Medway". It shows two flotillas, it indicates how they move. It does not show anything happening of the other side of this battle. ...
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What would be nice is a transliteration of the name ... It is correct in Thai obviously, but who will find a Thai person without transliteration ?
When #Quality is the objective and when quality is to be measured, it helps when there is something that demonstrates how Wikidata provides quality. The 2014 deaths provides a great opportunity; currently we know about 2108 p...
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If anything, this is the most welcome new tool to be used with Wikidata. It powers its use, it powers its quality it is essential towards getting to a state where Wikidata is accepted
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it is more like pigeons coming home to roost ... 
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#WMhack - last years demo
At last years hackathon, one highlight was the map showing the history of Islamic states . It makes clever use of Wikipedia and it makes information available in Arabic and English. This year the hackathon will be in Zurich and one of the main subjects are ...
At last years hackathon, one highlight was the map showing the history of Islamic states. It makes clever use of Wikipedia and it makes information available in Arabic and English. This year the hackathon will be in Zurich an...
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#Wikidata - The dead at the #Arabic #Wikipedia
As the #quality of Wikidata can be measured, it is important to be inclusive when what is measured are the people who died in 2014 . People die in every country like this gentleman from Saudi Arabia . According to the article, he died Thursday, 12 May 1435 ...
As the #quality of Wikidata can be measured, it is important to be inclusive when what is measured are the people who died in 2014. People die in every country like this gentleman from Saudi Arabia. According to the article, ...
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#Wikidata - ประนอม รัชตพันธุ
When #Quality is the objective and when quality is to be measured, it helps when there is something that demonstrates how Wikidata provides quality. The 2014 deaths provides a great opportunity; currently we know about 2108 people who died. Making this list...
When #Quality is the objective and when quality is to be measured, it helps when there is something that demonstrates how Wikidata provides quality. The 2014 deaths provides a great opportunity; currently we know about 2108 p...
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Almere Nederland
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- Zwaag, Rotterdam, Wimbledon, Farnham, Hoorn, Almere
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promote Open Source and Open Content
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  • Wikimedia Foundation
    outreach consultant, 2011 - 2012
  • Stichting Open Progress
    promote Open Source and Open Content, 2011
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