This is the weekly update for the week starting 2016-05-02
Events and News
- Wikipedia.org portal A/B test for adding in descriptive text to the sister wiki links went live on May 3, 2016.
- Updated statistics for wiktionary.org on May 3, 2016
- Released a few minor fixes to the Portal on May 3, 2016
- New version of Blazegraph and WDQS deployed, including geospatial search.
Other Noteworthy Stuff
- New completion suggester code was reverted from planned ElasticSearch 2.x release, affecting our plans for runtime updates to suggester.
- It is now possible to use SPARQL queries from interactive graphs.
- Deb attended the Reading department offsite this week. Initial response was that it was a great opportunity to learn and discovery new ways we can collaborate in the future.