What's new in the world of Wikibase and where is it going?

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SMWCon Fall 2020What's new in the world of Wikibase and where is it going?
SMWCon Fall 2020
What's new in the world of Wikibase and where is it going?
Talk details
Description: An overview of what's new around Wikibase and the plans we have for the Wikibase Ecosystem.
Speaker(s): Lydia Pintscher, Jens Ohlig
Type: Talk
Audience: Everyone
Length: 30 minutes
Video: not available
Keywords: wikibase, wikidata
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Wikibase, the software that powers Wikidata, has been around for 8 years now. But Wikibase is not just for Wikidata - it is now also used to run many other interesting projects and is the fundamental building block of the Wikibase Ecosystem. Over the past 2 years, Wikimedia Deutschland and others have been working on more opening up more data and connecting it with the help of Wikibase. In this talk we'd like to give you an introduction to the vision behind the Wikibase Ecosystem, its current state and what's coming up next.