How to build SPARQL queries to retrieve/visualise data in Wikidata
From Ewan McAndrew on August 9th, 2017
Tutorial by Navino Evans (Histropedia) recorded at Repository Fringe 2017.
is a free linked database of secondary data (facts and statements) that can be
read and edited by both humans and machines. Wikidata
acts as central storage for the structured data of its Wikimedia sister
projects including Wikipedia, Wikivoyage, Wikisource,
SPARQL is a programming language for querying ‘linked data’ stored on the web. It’s essentially a set of commands that allow you to find exactly the data you want. Learning SPARQL will allow you to query Wikidata, but also the countless other data sources offering a SPARQL query service
How hard would it be to do that using Google!?!