The Problem 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!
Needed thing #3: An attractive Interface for browsing and reading Wikibase information
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!
Needed thing #2: A logo and our own design
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!
Needed thing # 1: The technical solution that enables researchers to create input forms
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!