Visualising Wikidata on Interactive Timelines using HistropediaJS

Two years ago, I attended Wikidata’s 3rd birthday celebrations in the Wikimedia Deutschland offices in Berlin. One thing that stuck out to me was the amazing tools and work people were presenting as birthday presents to Wikidata. So, this year at WikidataCon, where we celebrated Wikidata’s 5th birthday, it was a real pleasure to be able to present a new version of […]

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WikidataCon 2017

In our opinion WikidataCon 2017 was a resounding success. We re-connected with many fellow Wikimedians and met new connections both inside and outside of the Wikimedia Community. The mood of the conference was one of improvement, collaboration and discussion, personally it felt like the unofficial theme of the conference was: “The potential impact of Wikidata on our world is immense, let’s […]

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5 Interactive Timelines of Previous Oscar Winners

Making use once of Wikidata, and our new tool for creating live timelines from their ever expanding database, we have put together a few timelines of previous Academy Award Oscar winners. The timelines are created live from Wikidata and show the previous winners of the 4 acting awards and the award for best director. All the timelines are colour coded by […]

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Time for an Update! HistropediaJS & ShowCase Timelines


When we are busy creating new things, we sometimes forget to tell the world what we are doing. So here is a long overdue and hopefully very exciting update on what’s being going on at Histropedia recently. HistropediaJS – Timeline Renderer   The Biggest news is the launch of HistropediaJS, a JavaScript library that renders timelines using the same core […]

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