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Re: UK Open Data data vignette

From: Alfredo Serafini <seralf@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 4 Aug 2015 18:06:33 +0200
Message-ID: <CADawF4PqWiSTqORWECQOiw-eWnuDLcpM926aqHyLjDHjUiEBeg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
Cc: "public-lod@w3.org community" <public-lod@w3.org>
really nice indeed!

I hope we will be able to do something similar here in Italy too :-)

Alfredo

2015-08-04 18:00 GMT+02:00 Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>:

> On 8/4/15 11:35 AM, Hugh Glaser wrote:
>
>> The ODI (http://theodi.org) has published a research report, "Research:
>> Open data means business" (http://theodi.org/open-data-means-business),
>> along with a Google sheet of Open Data Companies (
>> https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1xwxNIaxXSEMLktb-oo1UoYTd5WMPFkRLytRVVBr5OMA).
>>
>>
>> It seemed a nice idea to map the companies and make the data accessible
>> as 5 * Open Data at http://opendatacompanies.data.seme4.com
>>
>> So we have loaded the company data into a Linked Data store with a SPARQL
>> endpoint (http://opendatacompanies.data.seme4.com/sparql/), and made the
>> URIs resolve, such as
>> http://opendatacompanies.data.seme4.com/id/company/od001
>>
>> We have also used the UK postcodes (and OS services) to plot the
>> companies on a map: http://opendatacompanies.data.seme4.com/services/map/
>>
>> There you go.
>> This is all a little rough-and-ready, just to see what it looks like, and
>> see if anyone wants to use it. If you do, and want any changes, please ask.
>>
>> Actually, if anyone wanted to produce a similar GSheet for other places,
>> we could suck that in too.
>>
>> Best
>> Hugh
>>
>
> Nice work!
>
> BTW -- how actually handles editing of the original spreadsheet? The
> information on OpenLink is really messed up. The ultimate demonstration of
> identity and identifiers gone very wrong. Half of the description is based
> on OpenLink Financials and the other half OpenLink Software :(
>
> --
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>
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