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Wikiverse Transforms Wikipedia Pages Into A 3D Universe Of Information

There are days when you simply need to browse the web jumping from link to site and link to site or in a play to find some inspiration. And what better location do this than our very own Wikipedia! With a host of advice (both accurate and wrong), Wikipedia has been a wonderful resource for fast information gathering for decades now. It looks like Owen Cornec, a Harvard data visualisation engineer has fallen a bit too much in love with Wikipedia. In order to redefine the way he’s created a “Wikiverse”. It’s a web-based interactive 3D visualisation of Wikipedia, and was created to show the most well-known and exhaustive encyclopaedia of the net as a net of information lying in a marvellous galaxy of knowledge explorable in the most remarkable of manners.
Video Snap from YouTube/Owen Cornec

Video Snapshot from YouTube/Owen Cornec

Wikiverse doesn’t use all of Wikipedia’s posts, but it does contain top classifications, super-domains, and the top 25 posts of the week, etc. All these choose about 250,000 to round, so creating a huge overlapping between each post. associated content net that links the posts using key words, and When you start the website, you’ll are presented with three choices to use on the website, depending on the load and your CPU’s speed -time consequences for your computer. First one is “Light,” which comprises around 50,000 posts and a 1 percent of Wikipedia. Subsequently the second one ” with 100,000 posts and using up, is “Medium 2 percent of Wikipedia. And the last one is labelled “Whole”, providing you with a spectacular mesh of 250,000 posts containing of

Pic Credits: wikiverse

Pic Credits: wikiverse

A universe of info bursts on the display, and the users are greeted with a draggable 3D net of posts. When you click an entry, the post comes up in the left pane, while a menu indicating associated posts, history and the top 25 posts etc. pop up on the right pane.

Video Snap from YouTube/Owen Cornec

Video Snapshot from YouTube/Owen Cornec

As Owen himself puts it, “it’s a galactic reimagination of Wikipedia”, although the tool isn’t exhaustive enough to be considered useful for now. Wikiverse, where advice turns into artwork.

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