The Democratisation of Data

Making data available (and accessible) to the general public

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Keith Andrews

IICM, Graz University of Technology

http://www.iicm.edu/keith/

This Talk

Freeing Public Data

Mashups

Current mashups are based on:

These are only stop-gap measures until the semantic web arrives.

Semantic Web (Web of Data)

The necessary underlying technology is here (or emerging): semantic web

Tim Berners-Lee at MITX 2007 Awards: http://www.cnettv.com/9742-1_53-27921.html

Eurostat

New York Times Information Graphics

IBM Many Eyes

Thank You

Thank you for your attention

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