Yuri Astrakhan

, United States
One of the main Wikipedia developers, working in data visualization, cartography, and data spaces. Currently employed at Elastic (Elasticsearch).
Presentations:

OpenStreetMap, Wikipedia, and Wikidata

This presentation will talk about the Wikipedia efforts to build a map service based on OpenStreetMap, the current result and capabilities. It will also demo Sophox, a new service that contains up-to-date copy of Wikidata and OpenStreetMap in a form of an RDF databases, accessible with SPARQL. The service builds on top of the existing Wikidata Query Service.
Selection Status:

Selected

Interactive graph & map tech in Wikipedia and Elasticsearch

See live demos of how Vega visualization grammar lets Wikipedia editors create complex interactive graphs, charts, and maps. The technology has also been integrated into Kibana, the Elasticsearch data visualization tool. This presentation will cover various data storage available in Wikipedia, and showcase how Vega is used to tell better story about that data.
Selection Status:

Selected