Posts written by Harmonia_Amanda
Sunday Query: all surnames marked as disambiguation pages, with an English Wikipedia link and with « (surname) » in their English label
It’s Sunday again! Time for the queries! Last week I showed you the basics of SPARQL; this week I wanted to show you how we could use SPARQL to do maintenance work. I assume you now understand the use of
I have been a member of the WikiProject:Names for years. When I’m not working on Broadway and the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art archives,
[1a8bc9]I am one of the people who ensure that “given name:Christopher (Iowa)” is transformed back to “given name:Christopher (given name)”. Over the last weeks I’ve corrected thousands of wrong uses of the given name/family name properties, and for this work, I used dozens of SPARQL queries. I …
Sunday Query: The 200 Oldest Living French Actresses
Hello, here’s Harmonia Amanda again (I think Ash_Crow just agreed to let me squat his blog indefinitely). This article shouldn’t be too long, for once.
[89ce37]It started as an hashtag on twitter #SundayQuery, where I wrote SPARQL queries for people who couldn’t find how to ask their question. So this article, and the next ones if I keep this up, are basically a kind of “how to translate a question in SPARQL step by step” tutorial.
The question this week was asked by Jean-No: who are the oldest French actresses still alive?
Ben Whishaw, Broadway, the RADA and Wikidata (in English and with updates)
Hello everyone! Here is Harmonia Amanda, squatting Ash_Crow’s blog. Some people told me repeatedly I should write about some of what I did these last few months on Wikidata, e. g. all my work about the RADA (Royal Academy of Dramatic Art) and other things. And after I wrote it in French, some people told me I should write it again in English. So here we are! To ensure that no one will read it, I wrote a long text, stuffed with footnotes,
[7f7e07]and even with real SPARQL queries [6eb131]here and there. No need to thank me. [2e6c94]