#introduction Hi all :) I'm working on a PhD on #STS, specifically studying the #openhardware for science movement. As an activist I'm interested in feminist approaches to tech which I try to implement in meet ups, workshops, etc. A big part of my time goes to working as open as STS lets me, another big part goes to WikiData because I love it. Beautiful communities are what keep me existing through late capitalism, so here I am in Mastodon <3.
@cassandreces Welcome back! I've also been involved with Wikidata, and am considering how I might weave it into my doctoral research in Information Studies (I'm currently pre-comp exams).
I'd like to see what happened if libraries built information systems that used Wikidata QIDs as identifiers for entities, for example.
@cassandreces Really like the workshop approach. I've been lucky to work with Stacy Allison-Cassin on putting together a few different Wikidata workshops over the past few years. And generally have been a volunteer, mentor, speaker at local tech learning events.
@dbs sounds super interesting! Regarding libraries, I'm aware of a project at the german national library trying to implement Wikibase, and then many openGLAM initiatives pushing for using Wikidata...
@cassandreces Right! Barbara Fischer from the German National Library was a participant in the Wikibase workshop Stacy and I led at SWIB18 (https://gitlab.com/denials/wikibase-workshop-swib2018/blob/master/wikibase-workshop-swib18.adoc)
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