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Monthly Archives: July 2024

Merge and diff

Originally, I wanted to blog about adding new properties (taxon data speficially, NCBI, GBIF, and iINaturalist) to my AC2WD tool (originally described here). If you have the user script installed on Wikidata, AC2WD will automatically show up on relevant taxon items. But then I realized that the underlying tech might be useful to others, if […]

A quick comparison

Over the years, Mix’n’match has helped to connect many (millions?) of third-party entries to Wikidata. Some entries can be identified and matched in a fully automated fashion (eg people with birth and death dates), but the majority of entries require human oversight. For some entries that works nicely, but others are hard to disambiguate from […]