Wednesday, September 08, 2010

Some Linked Open Data cool applications

In no particular order, more as a personal reminder, I list below some of the coolest LOD mash-ups I've seen on the web. Other suggestions are more than welcome (please add links in the comments).
  • Where does my money go Launch the Flash Dashboard for an incredibly effective view of how UK public money was spent by the British governments in the last years. Source of data:
  • DataMasher Many mash-ups of US data (from You can also create, and save, your own personal mash-up
  • Health Maps Wales Plenty of very detailed analyses regarding health-related issues in Wales. Try the Analyses tool: select an issue and view the map. Very effective! Source of data:
  • Comparing US (USAID) and UK (DFID) Global Foreign Aid Interesting mashup of foreign aid data (represented in US Dollars) from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and UK Department for International Development (DFID) for the 2007 US Fiscal Year. DBPedia is also "mashed-up" in some way.