Newline 2012/Talk proposals

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If you want to give a talk, please list it at the bottom of this page using the below format:

== Talk name ==

'''Type''': talk, workshop, ect

'''Length''': length of the talk, this can be an interval of what is acceptable to you

'''Presenter(s)''': names, feel free to link to your user page that has extra info on you

'''Summary''': short one line description for the shedule

'''What''': What the talk is about

'''When''': any preferences of when you would like to give the talk

'''Links''': (if any)
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A quick walkthrough of MediaWiki

Type: talk

Length: 15 - 20 mins

Presenter(s): Jeroen De Dauw

Summary: What can you do with MediaWiki and how?

What: This talk quickly introduces you to MediaWiki, the platform behind Wikipedia and the worlds most popular wiki software. You will learn how it can be usefull for you, what the major features are and some nice tricks.

When: whenever


Semantic MediaWiki

Type: talk

Length: 15 - 20 mins

Presenter(s): Jeroen De Dauw

Summary: What is Semantic MediaWiki, what can it do for me, and why is it not on Wikipedia yet?

What: Semantic MediaWiki (SMW) is a free, open-source extension to MediaWiki – the wiki software that powers Wikipedia – that lets you store and query data within the wiki's pages. Semantic MediaWiki is also a full-fledged framework, in conjunction with many spinoff extensions, that can turn a wiki into a powerful and flexible “collaborative database”. All data created within SMW can easily be published via the Semantic Web, allowing other systems to use this data seamlessly.

When: whenever


Fuck it, We'll do it live

Type: Talk

Length: 30-45min

Presenter(s): abe

Summary: A walk through of the hack-chalange

What: In this talk I'll discuss the solution to the different levels of the hack chalange

When: at the end, plus a 1 min anouncment of the talk at the beginning of the day.