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Datathon Case Overview: Revealing Hidden Links Through Open Data

For the first Datathon in Central and Eastern Europe, the Data Science Society team and the partner companies provided various business cases in the field of data science, offering challenges to the participants who set out to solve them in less than 48 hours. At the end of the event, there were 16 teams presenting their results after a weekend of work.

Linked Data Innovation – A Key To Foster Business Growth

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  ‘Data is the new oil’, once said Neelie Kroes,  former Vice-President of the European Commission responsible for the Digital Agenda, aptly describing how the growing amounts of data are changing businesses and o

Connectivity, Open Data and A Bag of Chips

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Often considered too technical and hard to implement Linked Open Data is actually not something outside business and free exchange as usual - it is connectivity, but on a data level. Global connectivity transformed the way we

This Is Me: An Ontologist for Semantic Enrichment and Linked Data

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Since 2010 I, Vladimir Alexiev, have been working at Ontotext to further develop the LOD cloud with the help of graph databases. I started working with and developing cultural heritage data interlinks in 2010 and I’m delighted and excited to be part of the DBpedia and Europeana quality committees.

The Web as a CMS: How BBC joined Linked Open Data

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Editorial wants to create faultless content and it is hard for them to imagine that quality coming from anyone else but their team. The dilemma these days is how do you maintain that high-quality in an era of shrinking editorial budgets and ever increasing amounts of data. Early on the BBC decided not to mint their own IDs but to utilise existing URIs for musical artists from a freely available database MusicBrainz. BBC went further and made the strategic decision to also use its resources to help improve the MusicBrainz database.

Open Data Play in Sports Journalism And EURO 2016

Sports writers use datasets to investigate the connections between sport, money, business and power. They are also on the quest to seek truth and transparency, and to back their exclusive stories with solid facts. Open data gives those modern-day Sherlocks the bases of their stories. On the other hand, open data from smart cities and governments also helps fans and journalists get information on stadium capacities, routes to venues, and traffic in cities.

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