Collective Intelligence

René Pickhardt on April 2nd, 2015

Archived; click post to view. Excerpt: Two and a half years ago I posted about Simons project which at that time was just starting and to me still very fuzzy. Still I donated 150 Euro and asked others to do the same. It was the trust I had in him that it would be working [...]

Continue reading about What happened to Vensenya’s “Changing mindset” project?

Archived; click post to view. Excerpt: After I won the community award in the Wikipedia Video contest in the category documentation and interview with my pointer in C video I would like to share some experiences on creating educational videos. This is mainly to encourage anyone to do the same as I did. Have a [...]

Continue reading about Creating an award winning video doesn’t need much technology or technical know how.

Archived; click post to view. Excerpt: In the following article I want to give an overview of the discussions and movements that are going on about video and multimedia content for wikipedia and her sister projects. I will start with some positive experiences and then tell you about some bad experiences. This article is not [...]

Continue reading about About the future of Videos on Wikiversity, Wikipedia and Wikimedia Commons

René Pickhardt on July 17th, 2013

Archived; click post to view. Excerpt: Being at FOSDEM 20013 Peter from Neo4j asked my if I would like to get a neo4j shirt send to my home adress. We have to keep in mind that i just moved back to Koblenz from China. I did not only move to Koblenz but I moved to [...]

Continue reading about Drug junkie steals my neo4j t-shirt out of my physical mailbox

René Pickhardt on June 25th, 2013

I was visiting FOSDEM 2013 with Heinrich Hartmann and talking about the video of this talk is finally online and of course I would like to share this with the community: The slides can be found here.

Continue reading about Video of FOSDEM talk finally online

Archived; click post to view. Excerpt: Finally we have all the basics that are needed for building an Autocomplete service and now comes the juicy part. From now on we are looking at how to make it fast and robust. In the current approach we open a new Data base connection for every HTTP request. [...]

Continue reading about GWT + database connection in Servlet ContextListener – Auto Complete Video Tutorial Part 5

Archived; click post to view. Excerpt: Over one year ago I was starting to think about indexing scored stings for auto completion queries. I stumbled upon this problem after seeing the strength of the predictions of  the typology approach for next word prediction on smartphones. The typology approach had one major drawback: Though its suggestions [...]

Continue reading about The best way to create an autocomplete service: And the winner is…. Giuseppe Ottaviano

Archived; click post to view. Excerpt: Quite a while ago I promised to create some screencasts on how to build a (personalized) Autocompletion in GWT. Even though the screencasts have been created for quite some time now I had to wait publishing them for various reasons. Finally it is now the time to go public [...]

Continue reading about Building an Autocompletion on GWT screencast Part 1: Getting Warm – Reviewing remote procedure calls

Download the slidedeck of our talk at fosdem 2013 including all the resources that we pointed to. Most important other links are: source code slides from the talk data sets proposal cypher benchmark was great talking here and again we are open source, open data and so on. So if you have suggestions or want [...]

Continue reading about Slides of Related work application presented in the Graphdevroom at FOSDEM

René Pickhardt on February 2nd, 2013

Archived; click post to view. Excerpt: Peter who is working for Neo4j is an industry partner of the which is a EU FP7 Project in the Big Data call. The goal of this project is to put out good methodologies for benchmarking linked open data and rdf stores as well as graph data bases. [...]

Continue reading about The start of the Linked Data benchmark council Eu FP7 Big Data pro


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