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I AM EXCITED FOR THIS PROJECT

meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Abstra

TL;DR version: we're going to work on a tool for extracting structured data in Wikidata in an "abstract" way that can be translated into human language in a way that is customizable by human editors, but doesn't require the degree of work to ramp up many articles in a new language.

This could supplement or even sometimes replace the traditional manual translation of Wikipedia articles one day!

I am also excited because I will personally be involved in some of the R&D work, and will get to work with people I think are really cool and smart yet humble and personable!

So I'm like doubly excited!

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@brion you stole back James from me, but otherwise I'm very excited for all y'all. :)

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