What is linked data?

Sir Tim Berners-Lee's talk from TED2009 on TED.com

10 second tour

  • Overview of Linked Data

    Across government over the last ten years there has been a growing realisation to the power of linked data for exposing, sharing, and connecting pieces of data and information using uniform resource identifiers (URIs).

  • What is Linked Data?

    Linked Data is data in which real-world things are given addresses on the web (URIs), and data is published about them in machine-readable formats.

  • Who is doing what?

    Linked Data approaches across the public sector have over the last 12 months have been moving from pilots to proven business as usual.