Sites of interest - 16/03/11

Welcome to our regular round-up highlighting blogs, news and ideas that we think might be of interest to the Data.gov.uk community:

- Pezholio has recently posted a beginners guide to using linked data with SPARQL

- The Open Knowledge Foundation’s blog covers the launch of DataMarket.com including loads of open data

- The National Archives' “PerSpectIves” blog looks at the take-up of the Open Government Licence by local councils

- Read Write Web assesses the launch of the Google Public Data Explorer (the Google Public Data Explorer itself can be viewed here

- Read about the launch of Southampton university's open data site

- Find out about the UK Location Programme, an initative to improve sharing and re-use of location-based public sector data

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Google Public Data Explorer

Today, Google announced that it would be "opening the Public Data Explorer to your data," which means you can upload data and use Google's explorer tools to explore it visually.

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