As exams finish up and people start looking for new ways to spend their time indoors, it would be fantastic if developers got familiar with linked data!
When starting a side-project, I often head to somewhere familiar like Kaggle for a dataset to play with. These datasets are almost all in csv, json, or sql files that developers are already familiar with. To add a new type of data to your arsenal, I will run through some open linked data that you can use today.
If you are wondering what the value of learning this would be, here is why you should care about linked data by Antero from Wallscope.
If you have looked for linked data in the past then you will have almost certainly seen the Linked Open Data Cloud which is a touch overwhelming at first: