Histropedia Sheets – Timelines from spreadsheets

Spreadsheet fading to timeline

Histropedia Sheets is a new free tool for creating interactive timelines from spreadsheets published online with Google Sheets. It allows you to create custom timelines for any purpose using simple spreadsheet knowledge only. The columns in your spreadsheet are used to add colour codes, filters and related content for each Event. The resulting timeline can be viewed full screen or […]

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HistropediaJS v1.1.0 Released

cosmic timescale

HistropediaJS v1.1.0 is now available! This is a major new release with significant improvements to the core library, including a massive boost to the available zoom levels, upgraded zoom logic, built in pinch to zoom and many more powerful new features and options! New features in HistropediaJS v1.1.0 Cosmic timescales You can now fit around 15 billion years across the screen when fully zoomed […]

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Importing data into Wikidata – Current challenges and ideas for future development

This post is a follow up to the session I hosted at WikidataCon 2017 along with Stuart Prior from WikimediaUK (standing in for John Cummings, Wikimedian in Residence at UNESCO) Data partnerships with reputable third parties are really important for the future of Wikidata. If we get this right it will alleviate a lot of the manual work needed keeping […]

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HistropediaJS Timeline Renderer – New features

HistropediaJS Timeline Renderer

During the next few months¬†we’re rolling out some very cool new features and options and for HistropediaJS, our JavaScript library¬†for creating interactive timelines. This includes some impressive looking animations and several key improvements related to timeline scrolling. Here‚Äôs an overview of what‚Äôs coming: Smoother and easier timeline scrolling If we have done our job right you may not even notice […]

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Galileo Galilei timelines

Galileo Galilei

Galileo Galilei (15 February 1564 ‚Äď 8 January 1642) was an Italian physicist, mathematician, engineer, astronomer, and philosopher, responsible for some of the most revolutionary developments in the history of science. Building upon the work of Nicholas Copernicus before him, he laid down the foundations that Isaac Newton needed for formulating his famous three laws of motion and theory of […]

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Timeline of Publications in Mathematics

Publications in Mathematics

This timeline shows the chronology of publication¬†of some of the most important works in the field of mathematics from all over the world. Timeline:¬†Publications in mathematics Time Range:¬†1600 BC to present day Category:¬†Science and Mathematics No of Events: 51 The timeline starts at the Rhind Mathematical Papyrus published in Ancient Egypt circa 1650 BC and stretches up to the modern […]

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