FactGrid is a graph database. If you run searches in such a database you should rather not think of a resource filled with interrelated tables (of people, places, organizations, documents…) – but of something more spatial, more geometric,... Read More | Share it now!
Das FactGrid ist eine Graphdatenbank. Das heißt, dass man sich die Datenlage in einer solchen Ressource besser nicht in Form von fünf oder zehn großen, aufeinander verweisenden Tabellen (zu Personen, Orten, Organisationen und Dokumenten etwa)... Read More | Share it now!
Paul-Olivier Dehaye scripted this visualisation for us (using Uber’s http://Kepler.gl). An html-file that captures all the Illuminati exchanges from the 1770s into the 1790s as far as we have spotted them (there are some misfits in this visualisation... Read More | Share it now!
Original research means that we will (also) have to deal with statements that have not been published before. So far this is a huge problem for any researcher. Should she make a claim that was never made before – minutes after she... Read More | Share it now!
The Wikibase software has been designed to serve underneath the +200 Wikipedia installations, it is offering its services in SPARQL-queries but it does not aim at people interested in the facts collected on an item of knowledge.
Magnus Manske’s... Read More | Share it now!
The facts all contribute only to setting the problem, not to its solution. Ludwig Wittgenstein, Tractatus Logico Philosophicus 6.4321
The FactGrid still needs its own cohesive design. The name is a modest... Read More | Share it now!
Wikidata’s Wikibase installation has been filled almost entirely in massive automated data inputs. That is probably why input forms were not exactly the first priority.
Our database will focus on researchers and regular users whose tasks will call... Read More | Share it now!