Past Meetup

Semantic Wikis and Linked Open City Data

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Price: $10.00 /per person
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Semantic Mediawiki: A Collaborative Database Framework

SMW is much more than a wiki that happens to have semantic capabilities. It can be used to create Collaborative Database web applications (complete with RDF!) quickly and easily.

Speaker Bio:
Yaron Koren does Semantic MediaWiki development, consulting and hosting through his company WikiWorks. He is the author of Working with MediaWiki (

Pediacities Overview
Ontodia will preview pediacities - a linked open city data platform built using "scruffy"/"little semantics" techniques, due to launch summer 2013 starting with NYC.

Speaker Bio:
Joel Natividad is the CEO and co-founder of Ontodia (, an urban informatics startup using semantic technologies to help create "smarter cities."

Joel and Yaron are also co-organizing SMWCon Spring 2013 ( at NYU-ITP, Mar 20-22.

If you want to learn more about Semantic Wikis, WikiData, Collaborative Databases and semantics in urban informatics and hear from Clay Shirky, Lotico NYC members can use the code LOTICONYC to avail of a 15% discount.

* Pizza/Beverages will be served.


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