Transforming access to culture & history with Connected Data

About the talk Cultural Heritage (CH) is, from a computational perspective, a messy domain, with data sources ranging from art galleries to medical libraries to newspaper publishers and a user base that includes graphic designers and academic researchers alongside performing artists and amateur genealogists. For Europeana, one of the world’s largest aggregators of digital Cultural […]

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DIY: DBpedia Movie Recommender – an exercise in linked open data engineering

Guest blogger and  Connected Data London 2016 speaker   Szymon Klarman   unwraps some of the mysteries of Linked Open Data by trying to solve a problem many of us have encountered – not knowing what movie to watch.   Tired of tediously crawling through countless HTML pages of IMDb to find that one more promising movie […]

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Why are so few Open Data Sets available as Linked Open Data (LOD)?

Links form the backbone of Tim Berners Lee’s vision for the Semantic Web and Open Data. For good reason as modelling Open Data using Linked Data standards makes disambiguation easier through the use of URIs which in turn facilitates integration with other Open Data sets improving the quality, making interoperability easier and providing a common […]

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