DBpedia Blog

  • Recap: Google Summer of Code 2021

    September 8, 2021
    We received 26 project proposals for this Google Summer of Code (GSoC) edition. For the 10th year in a row, we were part of this incredible journey of young ambitious developers who joined us as an open-source organization to work on a Google Summer of Code project.  Each year … read more
  • DBpedia Archivo: 1 Year Retrospective

    August 31, 2021
    Exactly 1 year ago, we presented DBpedia Archivo (https://archivo.dbpedia.org, paper, video) at SEMANTiCS 2020. Our initial vision was to create a fully automated, persistent Ontology Archive that serves as a backbone for the Semantic Web and brings a convenient and stable interface to ontology users. In the following, we … read more
  • New DBpedia Usage Report for July 2017 through January 2021

    August 13, 2021
    Our partner OpenLink Software recently published a new DBpedia usage report on the SPARQL endpoint and associated Linked Data deployment. Copyright © 2021 OpenLink Software Introduction This document shows some of the statistics from the DBpedia 2016-10 dataset collected between July 2017 and January 2021; spanning more than three … read more
  • Connected Data World

    DBpedia will be part of the CDW taking place online on December 1–3, 2021. We will organize a tutorial. Stay tuned!

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  • Databus Mods – Linked Data-driven Enrichment of Metadata

    August 9, 2021
    DBpedia Databus Feature – Over the last few months, we gave our DBpedia members multiple chances to present their work, tools, and applications. In this way, our members have given exclusive insights on the DBpedia blog. This week we will start the DBpedia Databus Feature, which allows you to … read more
  • Announcement: DBpedia Snapshot 2021-06 Release

    July 23, 2021
    DBpedia Snapshot 2021-06 Release We are pleased to announce immediate availability of a new edition of the free and publicly accessible SPARQL Query Service Endpoint and Linked Data Pages, for interacting with the new Snapshot Dataset. What is the “DBpedia Snapshot” Release? Historically, this release has been associated with … read more
  • LSWT 2021 – Wrap Up: DBpedia Talks and Tech Tutorial

    July 12, 2021
    Last week was a fantastic week for DBpedia. On July 7, 2021 we gave 2 talks at the Leipzig Semantic Web Day (LSWT 2021). One day later we organized a DBpedia Tech Tutorial.  First and foremost, we would like to thank the LSWT organizing team for hosting these events. … read more
  • WordLift – Building Knowledge Graphs for SEO

    July 5, 2021
    DBpedia Member Features – Over the last year we gave our DBpedia members multiple chances to present their work, tools and applications. In this way, our members gave exclusive insights on the DBpedia blog. This time we will continue with WordLift. They will show us how they help companies speak … read more
  • Retrospective 2021 – Half a year with DBpedia

    July 1, 2021
    The 2nd of July 2021 marks the halfway point of the year, exactly 183 days have passed and just as many are still ahead of us. Time for us to look back on the past half year. What have we achieved? What still lies ahead of us? In the … read more
  • 10 years ago DBpedia decided to join the Google Summer of Code program

    June 23, 2021
    After almost 10 years of being part of the Google Summer of code (GSoC) program, it’s time for a recap! We started with only a couple of projects and mentors, and over the years we grew to a total of 65 successful projects, 65 students and 59 mentors. In … read more
  • DBpedia Global: Data Beyond Wikipedia

    June 7, 2021
    by Kingsley Idehen (OpenLink Software) and Sebastian Hellmann (DBpedia Association) Since 2007, we’ve been extracting, mapping and linking content from Wikipedia into what is generally known as the DBpedia Snapshot that provided the kernel for what is known today as the LOD Cloud Knowledge Graph.  Today, we are launching … read more